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How to Maintain Mental Balance Through Karate

November 14, 2022

The art of karate benefits the mind in a number of important ways. By definition, mental balance refers to the healthy psychological state of someone.

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Black Belt Master Class

Douvris Black Belt Master Class

November 2, 2022

Join us on January 28, 2023 for our Black Belt Master Class.

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Word of the Month: Self-Discipline

November 1, 2022

Self-discipline helps us do the work we need to do. It helps us get up in the morning…

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Get Fit with Sensei Nick for FREE

October 31, 2022

Todays video is a little bit of a treat. We’re going to be doing my (current) morning stretch routine. Depending on how long you enjoy holding each stretch, it’ll take about 15 minutes and can even be done in the comfort of your bed.

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Sports Parenting 101

October 31, 2022

We watch them enter the ring. Our hearts are beating in our chests. We watch hours of practice and sacrifice step onto the mats for two minutes to shine and we hold our breath. We wait for the marks. We watch the score.

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10 Karate Terms

10 Karate Terms That You Need to Know

October 13, 2022

Stemming from a world steeped with deep history and traditions, karate comes with a wealth of lingo. From movements to numbers and all in between, there’s a name for that. How many can you list? Here are 10 karate terms that every student should add to their mental martial arts dictionary.

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Word of the Month: Courage

October 1, 2022

Courage, Aristotle said, is the most important virtue because it guarantees the others…

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Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October 1, 2022

In support of Breast Cancer Awareness for the month of October all Douvris locations will be selling headbands. Students are welcome to wear them both in class and outside of the dojo for a donation of $20!

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Team Douvris Photoshoot Fundraiser

October 1, 2022

We are having a photo shoot on Saturday, October 22nd at the Bank St location from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

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Get Fit with Sensei Nick for FREE

October 1, 2022

25-Minute Core, Shoulders and Hips Workout for Strength and Mobility

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After-School Programs at Douvris Martial Arts in Ottawa

September 14, 2022

School is in session and routine is back. With all of the after-school programs to choose from, it’s important to ask yourself a few big questions!

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Get Fit with Sensei Nick

September 1, 2022

This workout will be a 30/35 minute bodyweight workout focusing on building strength and mobility in our hips, lower back, obliques and abs.

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