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How Did Super Kicks Get Started?

In After School, Personal Stories, Summer Camp by Don Alley

Everywhere on Facebook for the last week, I have seen people bashing 2016, and cursing the entire year. I will admit, we lost some pretty amazing artists during the last 365 days, and have had our ups and downs. However, if you look back, I would also imagine that we have all had some pretty special memories, and some pretty …

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After School Program News and Updates

In After School, Day Camp by Don Alley

News & Updates! I hope the week is finding you all well! Here is the latest and greatest after school program news!  Last week our kinder program focused on the number 10. We had fun coloring worksheets, counting out 10 things around the studio, and also counting by 10’s. We learned about what it means to be patient, wait your …

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Become a Confident Martial Artist

In Confidence, Kids Martial Arts Classes by admin

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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After School Program Update!

In After School by After School

Ms. Cepeda here, my apologies for not posting this sooner…we have been so busy at our After School Program! Nevertheless, I hope that everyone had a wonderful Thanksgiving complete with turkey and time off! Last week we had a great time during our short week in Thanksgiving day camp. We made turkey crafts and navigated through an obstacle course in …

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Super Kicks Instructors Corner – Life Skills

In Personal Stories by admin

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

In Kids Martial Arts Classes, Personal Stories by admin

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

In After School by admin

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

In Kids Martial Arts Classes by admin

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!

In After School by admin

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 …