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February 5, 2018
5 Benefits of Martial Arts for Adults

Karate is more than kicking and punching these days. These days martial arts is about self improvement and benefits. Physical Fitness The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says only 1 in 5 adults meet physical activity guidelines set to improve wellbeing. Although different martial arts vary in the levels of rigorous physical activity, nearly […]

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February 2, 2018
How Karate Builds Character in Young Adults

Those who practice martial arts understand that their training is much more than the technique behind a kick or a punch. Martial arts is not so dissimilar from other sports in that it requires dedication, discipline, hard work, and integrity to succeed. In addition to these virtues, training in martial arts also helps build a […]

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January 14, 2018
A new beginning for you?

The Ultimate New Years Resolution The New Year is here, and with thousands of goals and resolutions in sight as well, 2018 is the year you should try something new! Martial arts is an established system that can better the entirety of your being. Whether you need mental benefits like furthering your discipline, muscle, physical […]

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November 5, 2017
Testing-it’s nothing to be scared of

Five Important Tips to Help You Prepare For Your Next Rank Testing Testing day is not only an opportunity to be evaluated, but is also a day of performance. Your instructor’s goal is to determine whether or not you have mastered sufficient material during your current rank to advance to the next level. Your goal […]

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September 22, 2017
Will I Be a Martial Arts Champion?

Are you ready to find out if you can be a martial arts champion? Yes? Then get ready for PKSA Karate’s October Fist Tournament on Oct 21? For the 2nd year, PKSA Karate is holding a local tournament. Last year the PKSA Karate Louisiana region hosted it’s first tournament in 10 years called the September […]

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September 13, 2017
Schedule Adjustment next week

Attached please find a schedule change for next week Sept 18. Schedule BR PV Sept 2017.pdf It’s minor changes so hopefully everyone will take to it like ducks to water (or should that be turtles?)! Baton Rouge the big change is a 5:45 pm intro class for ages 7+ has been added Mon-Thur. This 15 […]

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August 19, 2017
On the Hunt Today!

PKSA Karate’s exciting Scavenger Hunt is today, Aug 19. This creative fundraiser features over 75 clues and is using Instagram to record the points. Teams of up to four are competing to get the most points during a 2 hour time limit. They race around town taking pictures of various hints: someone wearing a red […]

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July 31, 2017
What are the best sports for kids with ADHD?

What are the best sports for kids with ADHD? By Leonard Pollack, M.D. Getting children involved with sports offers plenty of benefits, including physical exercise, development of social skills and even boosted self-esteem. But do all sports offer the same level of benefit for children who have attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)? A common condition, ADHD affects more […]

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July 24, 2017
They played, they painted and they learned

PKSA Karate’s annual Little Ninja camp finished up last week (July 17-21. 2017). Depending on the day, there were 16 Ninjas playing, painting or learning new things. They made ninja masks and on superhero day dressed in costume and got a visit from some real super heros!! the Prairieville Fire Department. PKSA Karate loves joining […]

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