Integrity – Feb. 25, 2020

February 25, 2020 This week we are discussing Integrity, one of the five tenets of Taekwondo. We are talking about how integrity is doing the right thing, even when no one is watching and how acting with integrity builds our trustworthiness. If you are interested in learning more about our program and [...]

February 26th, 2020|

Respect & Listening

February 12, 2020 We are discussing how listening is a cornerstone of respecting others. We listen better by not interrupting, focusing our bodies on the person talking, and putting aside distractions. If you are interested in learning more about our program and Life-Skills, we always start with a free introduction class. Email [...]

February 12th, 2020|

Developing a Culture of Respect

February 5, 2020 We seek to develop a culture of respect, as it is a Life-Skill inherent in Taekwondo. It is our goal, that students can take the skills of respect they learn here and apply it to all their relationships outside the Taekwondo school. If you are interested in learning more [...]

February 5th, 2020|

Perseverance – Jan. 31, 2020

January 31, 2020 This week we have been talking about perseverance. We want our students to not give, set goals, and work through their challenges. If you are interested in learning more about our program and Life-Skills, we always start with a free introduction class. Email us, [email protected], to schedule a time. Visit [...]

January 31st, 2020|

Perseverance: Personal Injury Recovery Story

January 29, 2020 This week we are taking time to talk about perseverance and how we do not give up when we are faced with challenges. In the video above, I talk about how what should have been a short term injury, turned into a two year recovery. If you [...]

January 29th, 2020|

Courtesy: This Month’s Life-Skill

January 22, 2020 This month we are developing Courtesy. Each month we discuss and develop a specific Life-Skill. The true focus of our program goes beyond just the physical and martial arts skills, but is really about helping our students develop their character.  Not only is Courtesy the Life-Skill this month, it is [...]

January 22nd, 2020|

Everyone participates

As a teacher, specifically a teacher in a consumer market, each student is the consumer. If the student is not engaged (this does not necessarily always mean happy) and the parent does not perceive engagement, than the consumer will leave. This means that every student must participate. As a rule, when I am teaching, [...]

December 18th, 2019|

Importance of Lesson Planning

Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays! As an experienced teacher, I can teach classes without lesson planning or needing to write notes, but I never would. What is the value of Lesson planning? Why would I take the time to write a lesson for each class? It gives me the freedom to be creative when [...]

December 18th, 2019|

How do you lesson plan?

Last blog I talked about why you should write a lesson plan, so I want to follow it up on writing a lesson plans. As a Music Education major, I still have vivid memories of writing my first lesson plan for my first education class. We had to write our lessons out word for [...]

December 18th, 2019|
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