Getting the most out of High school

Ever since I started high school I was told to make the most out of your last four years. When I heard that, I just push it aside. But recently it hit me. I only have about three more years of high school then its off to college. I realized I need to make the…

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This ONE Thing Could Handicap Your Child for Life

Parents all over the world are hurting their children and don’t even realize it! Why? Because they have the best intentions and love their child, but they are not thinking about the longterm consequences to their actions. I see this problem more every day in my dealings with kids between the ages of 4 and…

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Karate at home

Hello I am here to tell you about karate at the Kontyko house. I either practice in the basement. Or if I’m studying histories I study upstairs. I usually learn one or two histories at a time. My favorites are Arnis, Budo, Jiu Jitsu, and Kobudo. I think its because I got used to them.…

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Rock show

The other day I went a mineral and gem show. We walked around for a little bit, then my dad started to get tired. So we didn’t walk around for much longer. We did one circle around the show. I found a cool amythest pendant, and a opalite heart pendant. They cost $5 each. There…

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Learning the Bo!

Originally we had majors. But due to many requirements that we have to learn for the final exam, we all took a vote and decided to take majors out. However since I bought the Bo I just continue learning. When I got my Bo I learned many drills and how to use it. At the moment I…

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The 4th book of “The Heroes of Olympus”

If you been reading my past blog posts, you know that I have been reading the “Heroes of Olympus” series. My last book was the “Mark of Athena” and I now moved onto “The House of Hades”. If you have read “The Lighting Thief”  which features Percy Jackson then you would like to read this…

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A Ninja Trick to Help Kids Turn In Their Homework

Are you frustrated with trying to get your child to turn in their homework? This seems to be a growing problem with today’s youth. Parents are frustrated and rightfully so. Why would your child do their homework and then decide NOT to turn it in for credit? It is easy to get frustrated at something…

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Birthday Dinners and Belt Presentation

On Friday,  when I came back from school we had reservations at Texas de Brazil. Why we were going to Texas de Brazil? Because so we can celebrate both my little brother’s and dad’s birthday. My little brother Jestin, has his birthday on Oct 4th. My dad has his birthday on Oct 5th. At around…

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A day in the life of karate

Today in karate we had another belt presentation. Sadly we had to end black belt prep 30 minutes early. We did sparring, the ground series, and basic warm up. For belt presentation we did 30 push ups and empi. It was cool seeing other people get their belts it brought back a lot of memories…

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My first month of school.

I’m in fourth grade in room 209, Mrs. Black’s class. She is really nice. She has two marble boxes. One says marble party, the other is plain. We have to get all of the marbles from one box to the other to earn a movie party. My classmates and I can earn 3 marbles from…

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