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Kung Fu for Karate Kids Scottsdale, PV, Phoenix Arizona

June 13, 2010


Welcome to Kung Fu For Karate Kids Arizona
USA Martial Arts Kung Fu for Karate Kids – AZ Kung Fu Karate Training
Providing a safe, exciting and family-oriented martial arts and self defense experience for men, women and children ages 4 and up.

Do Your Children Want to be Like The Karate Kid or Kung Fu Panda?

Our goal is to empower your children with the Self-esteem, Character, and Confidence they need to succeed in school and life.

• USA Martial Arts Kung Fu and Taekwondo classes, After School Martial Arts Program and Confidence Camps are Educational, Fun and Rewarding.

• Our martial arts school is a safe, clean, positive and nurturing environment.

• INSTRUCTORS – Click here to learn more about our outstanding staff.

• CHILDREN PROGRAMS – Our martial arts classes for children are a great way for kids ages 4 and up to stay healthy, fit and learn the skills and lessons they need to succeed in school, home and life. With convenient class times and scheduling choices, we are sure to have the perfect martial arts class for you.
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• AFTER SCHOOL MARTIAL ARTS PROGRAM – Our After School Martial Arts Programs is a fun and exciting alternative to standard day care. Plus your kids will have a blast learning coordination, good manners, teamwork, self defense and staying strong and healthy.
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• CAMPS – Kung Fu For Karate Kids offers rewarding Full-Day Camps that can’t be beat!
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Kung Fu • Wushu • Tae Kwon Do • Karate • Martial Arts • Self Defense • Fitness • Fun!

Since 1986 USA Martial Arts has been teaching Tae Kwon Do and Kung Fu classes to men, women and children of all ages.

• Kung Fu (Gong fu, Kungfu, gung fu, Shaolin gong fu) is term used in the West to refer to martial arts from China. It was made popular by TV shows such as Kung Fu and movies featuring stars like Bruce Lee. We also offer a PFS Jeet Kune Do program (Bruce Lee’s system considered forerunner to MMA, the mixed martial arts of the UFC).

• Wushu is the Chinese name for a modern exhibition and full-contact sport based on traditional Chinese martial arts, created in China for all styles of Chinese martial arts. WUSHU is a Chinese term that literally means “martial arts” or “military arts”. Wushu is practiced by millions of people and enjoys status as the national sport in China. (We even do training tours in China to places like The Shaolin Temple and Beijing Wushu headquarters- gym of Jet Li.)

• Tae Kwon Do (Taekwondo, Tae-Kwon-Do), often referred to as Korean Karate, is a martial art that was created in the late 1950’s. Tae Kwon Do specializes in powerful kicks, improving individual character and an indomitable martial arts spirit. (Ask about our students who have trained and competed in Korea!) Taekwondo is also an official Olympic sport.

• USA Martial Arts curriculum is a multi-discipline education specializing in teaching men, women and children of all ages. Students learn more in less time because the strengths of several disciplines are taught and adapted to individual needs and interests. (We bring in the best of the best Masters, Champions and teachers.)

We Are a Personal Development School

At USA Martial Arts Kung Fu For Karate Kids your children will receive a charcter building martial arts education that will emphasize the qualities of Discipline, Confidence, Leadership, Fitness and Respect.

• Our children’s martial arts classes are challenging and fun, motivating every boy or girl to do their personal best.

• More than kicking and punching. Each day a portion of our curriculum is dedicated to teaching your children valuable lessons such as character, health, safety and self defense they need to succeed.

• Our school oath emphasizes Honor, Humility, Integrity, Courtesy, Perseverance, Respect and always doing your best.

Here are our tenets recited as the principles of Black Belt at the beginning of each class.
“As a dedicated student of the martial arts, I will live my life by the principles of Black Belt.
o Modesty
o Courtesy
o Integrity
o Perseverance
o Self Control
o Indomitable Spirit

How Do I Start My Child?
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The six week trial program is a great, low cost way to ensure that you and your child love
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How to Choose the Right Martial Arts School for Your Child

Choosing the right martial arts school for your kids can be a nerve-racking experience. There are a lot of good Taekwondo, Kung Fu and Karate schools out there and even more bad ones. Choosing the right school for your child is important. Choosing the wrong school can leave a bad impression or even be unsafe.

Send email to info@usa-martialarts.com or go here to get your Guide to Choosing the Right Martial Arts School for You.

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The Karate Kid (Kung Fu Kid) Premiers and The Martial Arts Industry Holds Its Breath

June 11, 2010


“Wax on Wax Off”

Thousands of martial arts enthusiasts, practitioners and instructors are eagerly awaiting the release of the Karate Kid this weekend. For those of us who have been in the industry for a while and uphold the traditional values, we’re hoping and praying that this movie will have a similar effect as the original Karate Kid starring Pat Morita (Miyagi) and Ralph Macchio (Daniel).

In the mid 80s the martial arts industry saw a massive influx of children into local martial arts schools due to a fundamental shift in the popular perception of martial arts.

“Sweep the leg!”

The original Karate Kid captured the hearts and minds of audiences everywhere with the classic new kid on the block underdog story. It was the Charles Atlas 97 pound weakling gets his revenge against the bully with some clever twists and deeper lessons.

“An enemy confronts you he deserves no mercy.”, John Kreese (Martin Kove) of the Cobra Kai dojo

Most importantly, the original Karate Kid movie demonstrated the dignity, wisdom and life-affirming values found in classical martial arts when taught by a caring and qualified teacher. This is a far cry from the violent image many of today’s parents hold of martial arts from more recent promotion efforts of events like the UFC and cage fighting.

Rarely promoted are the lessons of good manners, compassion, honor and restraining self control, the hallmark of a classical (traditional) martial arts education.

Instead of ego driven, glory-seeking, knuckle-dragging inter-male violence jockeying for position on the social ladder, the Karate Kid revealed that our biggest battle is within ourselves. The wise Master Myagi helped Daniel Larusso learn that our greatest opponent is our own fears, insecurities and self-doubt. When we begin to understand those things, we are better equipped to handle other challenges in life such as bullies.

When the first Karate Kid demonstrated the respect, honor and age-old classical martial arts lesson of “Karate (Martial Arts) is for defense only”, mothers everywhere saw how Martial Arts helps improve confidence, attitude, and develop inner strength to avoid fighting. The coming of age tale showed how the mild-mannered Miyagi used his brains over brawn to stop the bullying and fighting while helping Daniel earn respect. The teen character Daniel ultimately learns that one can find honor in avoiding a fight and winning others respect.

Through the teaching of his eccentric mentor Miyagi, Daniel learns not only karate, but also important life lessons, such as the importance of focus, balance, dedication, hard work and the belief that martial arts training is as much about training the spirit as the body.

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My hope is that the new Karate Kid movie starring Jaden Smith and Jackie Chan restores some of the dignity and honor to martial arts. I hope that viewers see the education and martial arts life affirming values, rather than making a silly mockery with clown-like antics or unnecessary violent messages.

Perhaps it is overly optimistic to place such high hopes as this on a film simply designed to entertain and sell movie tickets and popcorn.

“It’s not how many times you get knocked down, it’s how many times you get up.”

However, I’m still holding out hope that the film can recapture some of that magic in a bottle as the original Karate Kid film and deliver a positive message that resonates with children and parents alike.

Martial Arts stands ready with the solutions to many modern-day problems for children including: handling bullies, resolving conflicts peacefully, combating the pediatric obesity epidemic and instilling patriotism, manners, integrity, honor and respect.

o Try our program now and get 2 Free Passes to the Karate Kid Movie
o Click here for info on How to Handle a Bully Training
o Click here for info on Summer Karate Kung Fu Taekwondo Camp

Tel. 602.896.8721
USA Martial Arts PV, Scottsdale, Phoenix
Located at the SW corner of Tatum & Greenway Roads
John Nottingham