Tag: spar


The Importance of Sparring and Tournaments

07

Apr 2021

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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5 Reasons Every Child Should Earn a Black Belt

30

Apr 2019

5 Reasons Every Child Should Earn a Black Belt

Improves grades and performance in academics and athletics Martial arts improves FOCUS.  It’s natural for young children to have shorter attention spans and to move around when we want them to be still – I lovingly call that “the wiggles”. ...

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