Fake it ‘Til You Make It

Fake it ‘Til You Make It

(or, Making Your Mistakes With Confidence) By Caroline Hang Hong When I was 8 or 9, I was getting ready to perform at a piano concert. My piano teacher watched me as I nervously struggled through my piece, making mistake after mistake. And every...

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Supporting Others

Supporting Others

By Kim Mandy What is support?  This is the ability to give assistance and help. This includes talking to each other, working with each other & listening to each other.  It can vary from pro-active in which we jump around, scream and shout...

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Breaking Through The Glass Ceiling

Breaking Through The Glass Ceiling

By Mick Simmonds When we take that massive step forward on our karate journey by achieving the next elusive grade we are for that moment in time elated beyond belief, ‘Yes, I’ve done it, & now there will be others to the left of me in the...

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The Karate Slump

The Karate Slump

By Kim Mandy Karate or any Martial Art is a journey which has a beginning, middle but no end. Most beginners see black belt level as their “ultimate goal”; however this is most certainly not the case. This is only the beginning of a much...

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Learning Online

Learning Online

By Mick Simmonds So, you’ve taken the plunge and joined a karate club and whilst the first few weeks are confusing, you find that it’s an activity that you find yourself looking forward to the next class that you can attend. A few...

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Longevity In Training

Longevity In Training

By Mick Simmonds For those of us fortunate enough to have found ‘Karate’ will know that there are stages you pass through in your karate journey, which can also be attributed to age ranges. When you first start the journey, white to blue belt...

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