Message of the Week Program Now Available

I am excited to announce my Message of the Week Program for parents who want to get proven strategies to help their child. I have been teaching children for 22 years and have found a way to give kids the foundational skills they need in order to be successful in life. I have tested these…

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New “Majors” Added to Black Belt Test

A new addition to the Black Belt Test was announced today. Student’s will now pick a Major that they wish to demonstrate and test on as part of their requirements. The list of majors include:   Weapons Self-Defense Forms Dynamic Performance Sparring Board Breaking Cross Training Physical Development This new process will allow each student…

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Spring Camp 2014 Begins

Black Belt Camp is under way. There are two students attending camp: James Huffman and Tyler Main. In the coming weeks, they will begin to post their homework and share their thoughts about the experiences they are having while going through camp. The Black Belt Spectacular will be scheduled in June. Date to be determined.…

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Reinforce the Positive

As you already know, discipline is an important part of our classes here at “Denny Strecker’s Karate.” We believe that it is critically important for our students to learn discipline in the classroom – so that they will have discipline in all areas of their lives. As we teach this important life skill, our students…

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Ratings For Content

 Just about everyone has heard or seen the Ratings for content on Video Games, Music  and TV shows. It is alarming to me the number of parents who choose to ignore these ratings and let their child watch. listen to or play that content. Some parents are of the opinion that if it is a…

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How Do You Want Your Child to Live Their Life?

I was watching the movie “The Croods” the other day. I really enjoy looking for the deeper meaning in these kinds of movies and this movie delivered a great message. In case you have not seen the movie, it is about the last caveman alive and how he protects his family by believing that anything…

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How To Stop Your Child from Whining

This month in our kids karate classes I am working with the students about having a “Good Attitude”. Parent are tired of hearing things like: “But I don’t want to do my chores.” “Why do I have to do EVERYTHING around here?” “I can’t do that – I’m busy playing” In our discussion in class…

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Certification Weekend

A team of students and I attended a self-defense certification this weekend in Bully Prevention, Anti-Abuction for kids, Adult Unarmed and Armed Conflicts. We will be bringing this knowledge to the community in the coming weeks in the form of 2 and 3 hour seminars. If you are interested, please call the karate school at…

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Keaton’s Birthday Party

We had a great time hosting Keaton’s Birthday Party. Would you like us to host your child’s birthday party? Check out our website for more information www.kidsbirthdaypartiestroy.com  

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Parent Seminar – Discipline in the Home

This Saturday I will be conducting a Parent Seminar – Discipline in the Home for our karate student’s Parents. This system is in use all over the world and removes all fighting and arguing with your child. In our kids karate classes, we focus a lot on being respectful and doing things the first time…

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