Entries by Sensei Bob

June 27th Belt Test

On June 27th at 12 noon, many of our students will be testing for their next color belt. It’s a good idea to eat 1 hour before test starts (so you don’t run out of steam) Show up 30 minutes before the start time (11:30 am) Bring water (a portion of the test may be […]

The Black Belt Fraternity

In 1989 I got my first degree black belt (shodan) in Shaolin Kempo Karate. I remember the culture in those days, when you got your black belt you entered into a brotherhood. Of course non gender specific brotherhood, although woman black belts in our group at that time were rare they shared the same respect and […]

Martial Arts And Fitness

  What is the core? The core muscles consist of the lower torso region including the abdominal, obliques and lower back. Developing a strong core prevents injures by providing stability in the lower back and torso (relating to the , bones, joints, ligaments, muscles, tendons and spinal discs). Core strength adds power to a variety […]

Martial Arts for special needs kids

HOW CAN MARTIAL ARTS HELP? At United Studios our teaching method is individualized. All our students enjoy a personal training session each week. These sessions are formatted to guide students to accomplish their goals. In the group karate class setting the children work together to develop skills and complete activity’s.  Our entire student body is encouraged […]