Building confidence is one way to deter bullying.
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What Is Bullying Behavior?

Bullying is the chronic infliction of physical hurt and/or psychological distress on another person, usually through an imbalance of power. Bullying can involve direct physical contact, verbal attacks intended to cause emotional harm or indirect actions of social aggression intended...

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24 Jun 2021
Memorial Day
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Memorial Day

Let’s not forget.  Sometimes, due to weather, the unofficial kick-off of summer, commercials, or social media, we forget the true meaning of Memorial Day. Memorial Day commemorates the men and women who died while in the military service of their...

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29 May 2021
The Importance of Sparring and Tournaments
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The Importance of Sparring and Tournaments

For the past year, due to the pandemic, we have had neither sparring nor tournaments.  We have been able to teach technique, combinations, non-partnering one-step sparring, and forms.  Students have received life skills such as focus/concentration, respect, self-control, and perseverance. ...

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07 Apr 2021
Grand Master Celebrates This Month
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Grand Master Celebrates This Month

March is a very special month for Grand Master Michael Ajay. March 9th marks his 40th year as the full-time business we know as Ajay’s Karate.  He was a young man of only 25 when he opened his first studio...

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02 Mar 2021
Ajay’s Karate – Why We’re the Best Choice
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Ajay’s Karate – Why We’re the Best Choice

Ajay’s Karate is a family-owned business run by 8th degree Grand Master Michael Ajay and his wife, 5th degree Master Lydia Ajay.  They pride themselves in having a family atmosphere, providing individual attention in a fun and safe environment.  Their...

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31 Jan 2021
How to Throw a Punch by David Nield
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How to Throw a Punch by David Nield

At Ajay’s Karate we spend an awful lot of time teaching how to punch, correcting finger and thumb placement, which part to the hand to use, protecting your head, and stance.  And we always give the reasons why we do...

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26 Dec 2020
Kids During This Pandemic
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Kids During This Pandemic

(*Group picture for this blog was taken in December 2019.) I have seen articles and news stories about children who are learning online since March.  These are the things I see they are dealing with: Lack of socialization Isolation Falling...

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03 Dec 2020
How It Began
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How It Began

Recently Grand Master Michael Ajay and I were reminiscing about when we started Taekwondo.  It was back in the 1960s. In 1966 he was 10, and in 1968 I was 8 when we both began our journey into martial arts. ...

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03 Nov 2020
This?  Or That?
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This? Or That?

This? Or That? Ajay’s Karate, or Ajay’s Taekwondo?  Well both … read on! In 1981 a young man of 25 years of age decided to share his love and passion for martial arts with the Sacramento region.  He was a...

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02 Oct 2020
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