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NY International Open

Download Registration Form Here August 1st, 2016 Dear Senseis Parents and students It`s our pleasure to invite you and your team to the 2017 New York International Open. This championship will take place on Sunday March 26th, at the Fitzgerald Gym, Queens College, located at 65-30 Kissena Blvd Flushing, NY 11367. The NYIO has grown to international recognition, and it`s known as one of the largest...[Read More]

New York’s International Karate-Do Open Championship

Download Registration Form Here August 1st, 2016 Dear Senseis Parents and students It`s our pleasure to invite you and your team to the 2017 New York International Open. This championship will take place on Sunday March 26th, at the Fitzgerald Gym, Queens College, located at 65-30 Kissena Blvd Flushing, NY 11367. The NYIO has grown to international recognition, and it`s known as one of the largest...[Read More]

Bullying Part 4: What To Do If Your Child Is A Victim of Bullying

Parents should not take bullying lightly, but at the same time, overreacting is also not a good idea. If your child is a victim of bullying, you should assess the seriousness of the situation and react accordingly. If your child comes to you and says they are the victim of bullying, or you think that they may be, talk with them to see what is going on. Children are often reluctant to talk about be...[Read More]

Technique Demo: Sweeping (Ashai Barai)

A sweep can be defined as using your leg/foot to take out your opponent’s leg from under them. They have a variety of applications. For example, they can be used to take an opponent to the floor, or simply to disrupt an opponent’s balance to create an opening. They can attack either the opponents front or back leg and can come from the front, side or even rear of your opponent. In almo...[Read More]

Bullying Part 3: How to Tell if Your Child is a Victim of Bullying

There are many warning signs of bullying, some are more subtle than others, but they can all point to a case of bullying. As far as obvious signs, if you notice that your child frequently comes home with damaged belongings, torn clothes, or is missing property, this may indicate that they are the victim of bullying. Taking or damaging property is a way that children bully each other as well as phy...[Read More]

Technique Demo: Round Kick

One of the most popular kicks is the round kick, sometimes referred to as a roundhouse kick. In Karate, it can be delivered with either the front or rear leg. What makes this technique so popular is that it comes from the side, so it is not seen by the opponent until it is too late. For this reason it is sometimes referred to as a “blind” technique. Here is a good explanation of how th...[Read More]

Bullying Part 2: Preventing Bullying

Many children are victims of bullying. Most of them don’t know how to stop or prevent bullying which is why we as adults must step in to ensure that bullying does not occur. There are many different reasons why kids bully others, and bullying cases can very in severity. No matter how severe bullying is, it is never acceptable and should be handled quickly. If you think your child is at a ris...[Read More]

Bullying Part 1: Common Misconceptions About Bullying

There are many common misconceptions about bullying, for example, Thinking that bullying is a normal part of childhood and the victims should just toughen up. Thinking this way can have serious consequences for both victims and bullies. Bullying should not be tolerated and letting a bully continue picking on others just reinforces their behavior and sets them up to continue making poor choices for...[Read More]

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