Children

Reader Article #5: The New Karate Kids

GUEST AUTHOR: Bill Antonitis is a high school English teacher and freelance writer.  He has studied Shohei-Ryu and Uechi-Ryu karate since 1987 and Gracie jiu-jitsu since 2009.  He blogs about martial arts at http://moaimartialarts.com and teaches karate at http://graciefv.com. ————————————————————————————————————- [...]


Children

The TKD Power of Vook

There’s a company that’s been on my radar for awhile called Vook. Vook is an ebook and app focused group that has managed to take the best qualities of written content and video and put them together in an attractive way. Frequent viewers of this blog know I personally utilize a lot of video and writing to get concepts across, [...]


Children

Tools of the Sensei

One of my instructors, Ann-Marie Heilman, has a rather intense day job. She has to guide children with autism and other special needs in a classroom environment. As you might suspect, her job entails slower lessons, more attention per student, and emotional understanding. But it also comes with random bouts of violence and sporadic launching [...]