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Beautiful Song, Horrible Life Coaching

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I just listened to the song “ Que Sera, Sera .” I have heard it my entire life… but only JUST paid attention to the lyrics. It’s a beautiful song by Doris Day, and the people she is singing about are asking about the future, and her blanket answer is: Whatever will be, will be.   Whaaaaaaat?!! I’d like to …

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Protein from Beans, Nuts and… CRICKETS?!

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Any time someone finds out that I eat a plant-based diet, the immediate question always comes up: Where do you get your protein? Where do you think, people?!? Crickets! They are a quick snack, you grab them on the go, and you find them just like you find chips in the couch! YUM!! Everyone knows the answer (beans, legumes, hummus, …

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Become a Confident Martial Artist

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Earlier this week, I was taking one of our students through their pretest for black belt, and I was coaching them on how to give me more “face”. The student was powerful with his techniques, but was lacking emotion. When you are doing a kata or form, it should look like a fight, so there should be intensity in your …

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Super Kicks Instructors Corner – Life Skills

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Our Black Belt Instructors are back to share with you some personal stories about how the life skills we teach have made their way into their daily lives. Over the holiday break, I was able to see many people who I don’t see as often as I’d like, like old friends and distant family. I was reminded of how much …

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Super Kicks Instructor’s Corner – Small Changes/Big Results

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Super Kicks instructors are always working hard to encourage their students.  Sometimes just the smallest thing can have a big impact.  Each of our instructors has a story to tell about a little encouragement that made a big difference. We have a student in after school named Bibek. He’s a fantastic student. His attitude is always great! He works hard, …

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Weekly Update from our Ashburn After School Program

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Ms. Cepeda here! I hope you all had a great weekend and are staying warm in this weather!  What’s been happening in our Ashburn After School program you ask?  Well, last week we enjoyed paying games after homework and reading time.  On Friday,  we played on the new ping pong table, watched the movie Paddington Bear and had a blast …

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Super Kicks Instructors Corner – Helping Students Grow

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Super Kicks Instructors truly love what they do.  Helping our students grow both as martial artists and in their personal life is what we strive for.  Read on to hear about some recent experiences from our amazing instructors! I had a student who was showing great black belt respect in the academy, but was not showing that same respect at …

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After School Program News!

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It’s Ms. Cepeda again and I hope everyone had a great weekend and also got some rest. Last week was a short After School Program week due to Monday and Tuesday being camp days. Our campers had a blast playing games, going to shared space for indoor fitness games, an afternoon movie matinee and visiting Trailside Park!  Super Kicks is …

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Ladies Only Self Defense

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This past Saturday we had our first ladies only self defense seminar in Ashburn!  We had an amazing turn out and the class was absolutely pack from one side of the floor to the other.  Check out what happened during our seminar! This was taught FOR ladies, BY ladies. Miss Gelles and Mrs. Garcia, two of the talented chief instructors …

Day Camp and After School News

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Super Kicks Karate just wrapped up our Day Camp and After School is now back in full swing.  Here is what our director has to say about what our kindergarten friends as well as our after school students have been up to. Good morning SKK parents…Ms. Cepeda here! Our SKK Day Camps have just finished up and the kids had …