Posts Tagged ‘goal-setting’

Karate Teaches Focus: Here’s How

Karate teaches focus with goals such as belts, stripes, great job tickets, and instruction in goal setting. When students learn to target specific goals, this helps build a focused foundation.

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Goal-Setting with Karate

Goal-setting was unknown to me as a child and youth. I had dreams, hopes and standards. But I did not have the tool of writing down smart goals for a roadmap to help me accomplish what I wanted. As a young adult I learned how to set well-crafted goals from my karate instructor, Michael Newland…

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By Jenifer Tull-Gauger One of my mentors, Michael Newland Renshi, was the founder of East Valley Martial Arts – Kenshin Kan.  He taught me the importance of writing down goals.  Newland Renshi taught me the “SMART” goal-setting system: goals should be Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Realistic, and have a Time table.  I still have more to…

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