Self-Defense

How to Determine Your Child’s Ninja Smarts Safety Quotient

This quiz on Ninja Smarts is about personal safety for youth. It helps adults start important conversations which are often difficult (drug use, strangers, weapons in school). It includes positive samurai affirmations to counteract the “yucky.” The blog gives tips to parents, and gives kids a safety quotient.

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Why Traditional Okinawan Karate?

In its early development, traditional Okinawan karate was strictly a way to protect one’s self and one’s family, as well as the community. Good traditional schools preserve that tradition so that modern practitioners are well able to do the same.

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