Posts tagged parenting
Why Martial Arts Are Better For Kids Than Team Sports

There are many activities available for kids these days to take part in. However, there’s no program which encompasses character development and physical education like martial arts.

There are several reasons why martial arts are amazing for a child’s development, especially when compared to most team sports. Let’s go over some of those reasons.

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The Importance of Sparring

Sparring is as real as it gets. It’s that simple. Sparring requires you to use every one of your attributes – forcing you to sharpen your skills and practice things like the controlling distance, timing, speed, agility and focus as well as cardiovascular and muscle endurance to name just a few.

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Can My Black Belt Help Get Me Into College?

How common is it for a college applicant to list “black belt” as an achievement?

We see numerous college applicants list “black belt” as an achievement. However, what sets one applicant apart from the others is the level of detail they provide regarding their achievement.

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Amazing Self-Defense Seminar for Ladies

Almost 50 ladies and moms with daughters from Southlake and surrounding communities participated in our free self-defense seminar that focused on empowering them with safety tips and simple and effective striking techniques.

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ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Videos

Many of our Instructors and students participated in the viral ALS Ice Bucket Challenges to raise awareness about the Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), often referred to as Lou Gehrig's Disease.

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Mr. James Dominici - 5 Board Side Kick Break

Mr. Dominici is a 2nd Degree Black Belt and Level 3 Instructor here at Spicar's. He has been training with us for almost 6 years now and he would like to show you his 5 board Side Kick Break in the video below. Enjoy!

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Martial Arts Champion - Miss Talia Flores from Southlake, TX

Miss Talia Flores recently earned her 1st Degree Senior Black Belt. Miss Flores started training with us, here in Southlake, on February 19, 2010. Currently enrolled in our Teen martial arts program, she is on her way to become a certified Level 1 Instructor by the end of summer.

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Do dancers, the fine artists, have a higher injury rate than the more aggressive martial artists practicing TaeKwonDo?

Studies show that 64%-80% of professional dancers need to stop performing for extended periods due to Overuse Syndrome (OS). Although ballet and Tae Kwon Do seem to have similarities in muscle lengthening, the Tae Kwon Do injury rate is significantly lower.

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