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Five Common Mistakes That New Karate Instructors Make

Becoming an instructor in a martial arts school is often a really exciting time because in many ways you feel like you have made it. In order to teach others you must have already mastered the basic content and now … Continue reading

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Five Simple Tips for Making Each Lesson Different

Often one of the biggest challenges for a martial arts instructor is coming up with different ways to present the same material and create varied lessons each week.  Finding a good balance between teaching the required content and making your … Continue reading

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Effective Lesson Planning for Karate Instructors

This article deals with the very important aspect of lesson planning. Just as school teachers need to plan their lessons, I feel that karate instructors should also plan their lessons. After several years of teaching experience the planning process naturally … Continue reading

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