Register for Martial Arts Camp

 Spring Break 16 is a thing of the past. The Easter Bunny has hopped off. It is now officially time to think about summer. If you haven’t yet registered for super summer martial arts fun, you ought to hop to it! Summer Camp 2016 Registration is now open. Your campers will enjoy two karate classes each day as well as games, water day, movies, and arts and crafts in a safe, positive, motivational camp environment.

You can also register online for the Women’s Self Defense workshop April 23. 12932754_10153351805066114_3961102548029579312_n.png

And, by the way, if you haven’t already, don’t forget to like us on Facebook It’s a great resource to keep up with all our event updates, pictures, and Terrible Tuesday jokes!

Students of The Month

 A bow of respect and hearty congratulations to this month’s hardworking students:

Little Dragon — Tripp Rickenbacker

Junior — Joshua Butler

Adult — Meredith Angel

Black Belt Club — Zaiir Walcott

SWAT — Christopher Beamon

Elite SWAT — Luke DeLaney

STORM —Matthew Johnson

FKB — Scott Reister

Park Road — Henry Earl

Zaiir has been doing martial arts for almost two years now. The Kennedy Middle School student says the hardest part of training for his black belt is doing the same thing again and again. He wants to move on quickly. He enjoys training with Sensei though and watching the other black belts in class to see what he needs to work on and what he will one day be.

Did you know?

Laughter Online University shared several fun facts about smiles. Here are a few we enjoyed:

  1. Smiles are the most easily recognizable facial expression:People can recognize smiles from up to 300 feet away, making it the most easily recognizable facial expression.
  2. Smiles use from 5 to 53 facial muscles:Just smiling can require your body to use up to 53 muscles, but some smiles only use 5 muscle movements.
  3. There are 19 different types of smiles:UC-San Francisco researcher identified 19 types of smiles and put them into two categories: polite “social” smiles which engage fewer muscles, and sincere “felt” smiles that use more muscles on both sides of the face.
Charlotte Martial Arts

Photo credit: The Brit_2 via / CC BY-NC-ND



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