Karate for Kids Makes Leaders for Life

Karate for Kids classes at Evans ATA Black Belt Academy, in Cedar Rapids / Marion are a great way to instill integrity, courtesy and respect with children in the Cedar Rapids / Marion community. Evans ATA Black Belt Academy Karate programs teach children of all ages the valuable life lessons of respect, self-discipline, self-control, and […]

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Why it Is Important to Teach Manners at the Youngest of Ages

We have all heard and said simple phrases like “thank you” or “please” hundreds of times in our lives. Parents ensure that their children say these phrases at appropriate times to instill the habit, making courtesy a a natural approach and response. While kind language shows ‘good manners’ in people, few actually question what the […]

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Reality-Based Self-Defense for Kids

Protecting yourself and your children is not always an easy task in the world today. Since we can’t physically protect them 24/7, it is imperative that we teach them to defend themselves. Children face a wide variety of dangers in society today, from bullies to all kinds of predators. Teaching your children self-defense isn’t just […]

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Martial Arts Help Keep Kids Safe

Their children’s safety remains for most parents a top level concern and consideration. We live in a perilous world where children are easy prey. Since we can’t be there for our children all the time, it is necessary we teach them everything they need to know about protecting themselves. Studies have indicated that children are […]

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