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Thoughts of a Karate Mom

Thoughts from a Karate Mom

August 9, 2022

A call came in recently to the dojo. A lovely and kind elderly gentleman was moving from his family home and, in packing, found boxes of karate trophies stored in the basement.

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Word of the Month: Honesty

August 1, 2022

You are only ever as good as your word, and that’s why honesty is a critical part of our character development program.

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Summer Fight Camp

Summer Fight Camp

July 29, 2022

Join Robbie Lavoie for one of his 2 sumemr fight camp sessions this summer!

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3 Ways That Martial Arts Can Help Improve Social Skills

July 13, 2022

Blossomed young, and worked on for life- that’s social skills. Although a skill that is carried on throughout life, it oftentimes stems from who one was in their younger years…

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Word of the Month: Confidence

July 1, 2022

At Douvris Martial Arts we believe that with the right approach to teaching karate, everyone can increase their confidence…

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Inclusivity at Douvris

Inclusivity at Douvris Martial Arts

June 13, 2022

Inclusivity refers to the acceptance of those around you for who they are as a person. Inclusivity can relate to how one looks or dresses, what or who one likes, one’s flaws or feats, and more.

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Calling All Black Belts!

June 1, 2022

We are currently looking to hire a few qualified black belts to teach some classes part-time or to open their own Dojo.

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Word of the Month: Excellence

June 1, 2022

Excellence is a word that sounds like a destination. But it’s not. It’s a process, an evolution…

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Celebrating Pride at Douvris

May 30, 2022

During the month of June, we are selling Pride Patches which can be sewn onto a Gi or a Pride t-shirt which can be worn to class throughout the month of June. The patches are $10 and the t-shirts are $20 and all money raised goes to Ten Oaks so they can send kids to camp this summer.

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How to Take Responsibility Through the Help of Karate

Learning How to Take Responsibility Through the Help of Karate

May 11, 2022

Responsibility can be shown and enacted in many forms. However, in a very general sense, it refers to the act of being accountable, learning from your actions, and having the ability for others to be able to rely on you.

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Pride Month Fundraiser

Show Off Your Pride

May 2, 2022

Celebrate Pride month with us by purchasing a Douvris Pride t-shirt or badge and wear it all during June to class. Proceeds go to support The Ten Oaks Project.

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Get Fit with Sensei Nick

May 2, 2022

Today’s workout will be a 25 minute lower body workout. We’ll be focusing on building strength and mobility through our hips, core and legs and the entire workout will be done without any equipment.

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