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October 8, 2019 Karate for Kids

Helping Children Cope With Anger Through Karate

How Karate Promotes Anger Management for Children Every child copes and reacts in different ways when they’re angry. But there are universally effective ways to mitigate the adverse outcomes of anger management issues. Physical activity, like martial arts, is an excellent resource for anger management in children. And karate provides a healthy outlet for children, helping them to practice mindfulness and channel their anger into positive results. If you’re concerned about your child’s anger management issues, here’s what you need to know about anger issues

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September 19, 2019 Life Skills from Karate

Important Life Skills Your Child Will Gain from Karate

A Look at the Many Karate Benefits for Kids That Will Last a Lifetime Before contemplating the idea of sending their child to karate lessons, parents often question how their children will benefit. Some are concerned that martial arts will make their children more aggressive. But the opposite is likely to happen. Martial arts for kids teach discipline, respect, leadership, confidence, and many other qualities that will help kids succeed in life. Why There’s A Stigma Martial arts are often seen as aggressive, violent, and

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August 19, 2019 Articles

Mental Health Benefits of Karate for Adults

How Martial Arts Can Improve Depression, Anxiety, And Mental Focus and Clarity Martial arts disciplines such as karate are well known for their long list of physical health benefits, but what you may not realize is that the psychological benefits you will are equally as important. But how do you know if martial arts will be a good fit for you and help with whatever ailments you are experiencing? Who Can Benefit from Karate as an Adult? Regardless of physical fitness or mental wellness, any

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July 19, 2019 Karate for Kids

The Best Age to Start Karate

A Look at What is a Good Age to Start Karate & Tips for Starting Kids in Martial Arts A common question among parents is: What age is appropriate to enroll their child in karate (or any self-defence) class? The short answer is, any age can be a good age (as long as they are potty trained) because there are many benefits to learning martial arts for children. Karate classes for kids focus on character building, so kids can develop valuable skills that will benefit

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February 25, 2019 Confidence, Life Skills

Mina Sangermano

Wow, thank you for helping me to build leadership skills in my daughter! Each month she has been at Canada’s Best Karate her confidence strengthens. With each belt earned she sees the value of setting and achieving small, attainable goals which lead to building her confidence. This has extended to all aspects of her life, including dance, vocal, guitar, swimming and school. Ultimately she is learning to never give up and to always believe in herself. Both my husband and I are so proud of

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February 25, 2019 Confidence

Diana Pellarin

I first registered my son in Canada’s Best Karate when his teacher suggested we work on developing his confidence and his self-advocacy skills. My daughter, being a different personality entirely, joined him shortly after with a different goal in mind: to learn the ability to focus. I am incredibly pleased that with their dedication to karate, both my children have demonstrated tremendous growth in their areas of need. Not only have they both grown physically stronger, but mentally and socially as well.. Thank you Sensei

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September 19, 2017 Positive Influence

Frank DeLeo

Hi Sensei Bullard, I would like to take this time to thank you for opening a Karate School that embodies the respect and most fundamental principles of the Martial Arts as I know it. I am glad I finally stepped into your Dojo. Since my eldest son, Joseph, was born about seven years ago, I have been searching for a Karate School that would give both of my sons the best in Martial Arts training that they can get. After searching for many years, I

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September 19, 2017 Positive Influence

Joe & Anna Chiappetta

To Sensei & CBK Staff: I would like to take this opportunity to thank everyone at CBK for all the extra effort they put into everything they do. As a business owner myself, I know and recognize how important attention to detail is, and CBK shows it well. I have often heard the staff at CBK refer to the students as family and I couldn’t believe how true that made us feel when I received a greeting card in the mail from the staff when

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September 19, 2017 Becoming a Black Belt

Cathy & Mino Coffa

Dear Sensei, My wife and I are at a loss for words to describe the feelings we experienced this weekend at the dojo. From now on, whenever we enter the Dojo, it will be with a completely different outlook and emotions. What we saw in terms of support from your black belt students, as well as your Sempais and yourself, was very motivating and touching. Anthony endured and experienced something this past weekend he will remember for the rest of his life! He carried his

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September 19, 2017 Becoming a Black Belt

Mario and Donna Spinelli

Hi Sensei, Thank you for taking the time to talk to us on such a busy day. Franco was so excited when he received your letter about the Instructor Program and, well, after the meeting on there was no choice in the matter. He is passionate about wanting to become an instructor at CBK. Given that Franco has always demonstrated dedication and commitment to what he does – school, karate (black belt), swimming (bronze medallion), hockey (goalie), piano and to his family and friends –

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