Oxford Karate Academy

The United Reformed Church, Collinwood Road, Risinghurst, Oxford, Oxfordshire, OX3 8HW.

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What is tenacity?

What is tenacity?   For me it is persistence, pertinacity, determination, self-discipline, perseverance, doggedness, tenaciousness, single-mindedness, strength of will, firmness of purpose, strength of purpose, fixity of purpose, bulldog spirit, tirelessness, indefatigability, resolution, resoluteness, resolve, firmness, patience, purposefulness, staunchness, steadfastness, constancy, staying power, application, self-motivation, diligence.   The best students have the same qualities and […]

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Preparing for your next belt in Karate.

Belt tests create excitement, expectations, worries, etc. and should be seen as a challenge. A grade exam is a measure of your competence, character and regular commitment. Regular attendance is hopefully twice weekly minimum. To pass, you must be firmly convinced of where you are in your ability to pass. Your instructor must be confident, […]

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Positive changes

One of the greatest joys of teaching, is to see positive changes in people. Often we have children who are victims of bullying. Bullying can occur under a variety of guises.  It might include name calling, mocking, teasing, being hurtful to someone, ignoring them or hurting them, letting down their bicycle tyres, damaging their property, […]

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