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  • Adult Karate and Fitness

    Adult Karate and Fitness

    Adult Karate and Fitness
    For one reason or another you wanted to start up your martial arts journey.Maybe it was for a stress relief, to get in shape or learn self defense.A lot of time it is to get in shape.Some people (including myself) do not want to get on a boring treadmill for their workouts.So to get in shape you started your journey in the martial arts…..hopefully at Rock Solid Karate in Gainesville, Georgia ;)In the martial arts we are constantly seeking improvement.There is always room for improvement.In fact my Instructor used to ask us, “what’s the biggest room in the world?”We would answer back, “The room for improvement sir!”So with ....

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  • How Karate can improve your child's grades!!

    How Karate can improve your child's grades!!

    How Karate can improve your child’s Grades Rock Solid Karate and the martial arts can have a lot of valuable benefits for children. It can help improve their coordination, behavior, integrity, respect and much much more. Often overlooked is how the martial arts can help improve your child’s grades. Did you know at Rock Solid Karate before any student moves up to their next rank they have to have a letter signed by their teacher. The letter asks the teacher if the child is behaving at school, completing tasks and showing respect. It also asks the teacher if he or she believes that your child should be considered to test for their next rank based on ....

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  • Black Belt Cycle

    Black Belt Cycle

    Black Belt Cycle is upon us. Rock Solid Karate is so proud of all the candidates for getting to this point. It takes lots of hard work, dedication and perseverance to get to this point. Getting a Black Belt at any age is a huge accomplishment. Here are some tips to help better prepare you guys for an awesome cycle. 1. Do not Procrastinate Don't wait start now. It is quite simple really you know all the questions that are going to be on the test for the most part. The physical part there will not be a whole lot of surprises. Know all the material that you are supposed to know. Get it down now and do not wait until the last minute. On your written test study your manual. Take your practice ....

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  • Top 5 Health Benefits of Martial Arts

    Top 5 Health Benefits of Martial Arts

    2020 is here and everyone is about to get their fitness craze on!! So let me give you the Top 5 Health Benefits of Martial Arts Training at Rock Solid Karate in Gainesville, Georgia!! 1. Helps you have a healthy lifestyle Once youstart a lifestyle like the martial arts other things will start to fall in place. Martial Arts can be the basis for you getting the most out of your life physically, spiritually and mentally. It teachesyou to discipline yourself in other areas of your life that can affect your overall health. Your diet overall will improve naturally because your body requires more energy to be able to perform. Your body needs the right type of nutrients to be able to ....

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  • New Years Resolutions

    New Years Resolutions

    New Years Resolution’s
    Every year this time comes around and the gym gets full of people!! Whole foods has lines out to the street!! Now fast forward 1-2 months and the gym has settled back down and McDonalds and Chic-Fil-A have lines around the building. The new year is the time of year when everyone wants to hit the reset button. All of that is good but how do we make sure that we follow through. Get around people that have some of the same goals!!
    Going to the gym is great. But when you have no accountability are you going to go when you do not feel like it. Maybe you should get a highly motivated work out partner that is going to help push you. ....

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  • Self Defense Classes

    Self Defense Classes

    Self Defense Classes are great. We have hosted women's self defense classes specifically for women in the past. We will continue to do these to make people aware of dangers and how to be safe. BUT.........Self Defense can not be taught in one class. Furthermore, Self Defense is not just about fighting off an attacker. Let me explain!! The holidays are here. People are walking around with expensive things and be tracked out to their cars. First and foremost "stuff" is not worth dying over. If someone is holding you at gun point and wants the keys to your car, your wallet, or your holiday gift's than give it to them. I have been training for over 25 years. If someone has a gun and wants my ....

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  • Make Martial Arts a Lifestyle

    Make Martial Arts a Lifestyle

    Do you want to be a jack of all trades or a Master of One? I know the saying is a Master of None but I wanted to put a positive spin on it. I always joke with people that I am only good at like two things in life. Martial arts and fishing. I do have a lot of confidence because of those two things. Whether you are an adult in martial arts training or child training in martial arts it is good to have something you are confident in. We all love to learn self defense and exercise but it is so much more than just those Benefits. It is about life long friendships. I had the privilege this weekend of going to a birthday party for one of my adult students. There may have been at any given time ....

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  • Karate Near Me

    Karate Near Me

    Karate Near Me!!! Go ahead and open up Google and type in Karate or Martial Arts. One of the top searches you will see in the bar below is "karate near me." In today's world it is all about convenience. Everyone wants things as fast as possible and as close as possible. We all have limited time which is understandable. When picking a karate school I understand searching near you....but just because it is the closest school does not mean it is the best school. When choosing a karate or Martial arts school you need to look for a place that is the best fit for you and your family. At Rock Solid Karate in Gainesville, GA (hopefully that's near you) we know what it is like to look for a ....

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  • Practicing your martial arts!!!

    Practicing your martial arts!!!

    There are so many benefits to training martial arts at Rock Solid Karate. It can lower your cholesterol and blood pressure,burn fat, build muscle, and improve your flexibility. You have to also remember to give it a chance. Too often students find excuses to not come and train. I have been doing this for over 25 years. I have trained in multiple styles. When I had my son I was training in Jiu Jitsu and Tang Soo Do. I would take my new born son to class with me and open his pack and play and put him in there while I trained. Some days were harder than others. Some days I trained only 20 minutes because I had to tend to him. The key is I never broke my routine. I kept going two times a week ....

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