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INTEGRITY

INTEGRITY

DEFINITION: To adhere to moral and ethical principles.
SYNONYMS: decency, goodness, honesty & honor.

“If you have integrity, nothing else matters. If you don’t have integrity, nothing else matters.”

– Alan Simpson

Dear Parents,

This month your child will be studying the character word: Integrity. Teaching children how to act with integrity is vital for their development. Without integrity, children break promises, lie, and have no concern for others. Integrity means to adhere to moral and ethical principles, and if taught correctly, children will take these lessons with them as they grow up.

Here is a guideline we use to teach our students about integrity based on their age:

  • With children ages 3 to 4: they are learning right from wrong. Teach them about the importance of truth.
  • With children ages 5 to 7: they are beginning to understand other people’s feelings. Teach them how to treat others the way you want to be treated.
  • With children ages 8-11: they are becoming responsible. Teach them how to take pride in their responsibilities, particularly with promises they make.
  • With children ages 12+: they want to be independent. Teach them how to apply ethics when making independent choices.

Integrity is by far one of the very best character traits one can have. People with integrity make better choices and are more responsible. Having integrity can take a long time to learn, but the more a child practices this, the more likely he or she will develop the crucial value.

Thank you for your support and we look forward to watching our youthful students build the skill of integrity!

Sincerely,
Glens Falls Karate Academy


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Early SKILLZ
Preschool - Kindergarten

3–4 year-olds are naturally curious. They might not be ready for the rigid structure of a traditional martial arts class ... but they do need to start learning about appropriate social behavior!

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Basic SKILLZ
1st Grade - 3rd Grade

It's often easy for teachers and parents to overestimate 5-6 year old children. They're better at following directions and paying attention than younger children, but they still need some help controlling themselves and focusing on tasks.
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Core SKILLZ
3rd Grade - 5th Grade

Children are like sponges. They absorb things quickly and easily - far more easily than we do as adults. Not only are they getting healthier as they learn martial arts, but they're also learning the value of self-discipline and respect.
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Junior Karate SKILLZ
Middle School Program

Karate may normally make you think of self-defense, fitness, and discipline ... the truth is, it's all of that and WAY more!
Our program helps our students build skills that they can APPLY to every area of their life and empower them to be the very best they can possibly be!



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Teens Karate
High School Program

Instead of giving into the moodiness and attitude, take them to our dojo instead! Teenagers are smart and capable - but they can also be their own worst enemies. Between peer pressure, their innate urge to rebel against their parents, and their surging hormones, they can be impossible to be around. But all they need is an outlet for their frustrations - and an opportunity to be their best.- DISCOVER -

Adult Karate
Ages 17+

Martial arts training is fun, empowering, and provides a great workout for adults. Studying martial arts is something that anybody - at any age or fitness level - can do. Our programs make learning fun, empowering, and provides a great workout for busy parents!



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