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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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Martial Artists Together in Brotherhood

As one of very few female karateka in our dojo, and (at that time) the only adult female, I wondered what exactly it meant “to bring sincere martial artists together in brotherhood.” It was that word brotherhood that made me curious. Did it mean that I was excluded? Was this a man’s thing? 

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Be Aware of Opportunities and Create Your Own Luck

Every single day that you wake up is an opportunity. You can be miserable, if you so choose. We all have negative aspects of our lives. On the other side of the coin, each new day is your chance to start again, with a more positive attitude. We all have blessings in our lives for which we can be grateful. We have opportunities all around us.

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What sets Ryukyu Kempo Apart?

Ryukyu Kempo is a general term for martial arts developed in Okinawa. However, Ryukyu Kempo as taught by the United Ryukyu Kempo Alliance, is a unique and effective martial art. Not only is it effective in self defense and life protection. The curriculum we teach can be applied to all areas of life. In particular,…

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