Compassion shown in 100 Acts of Kindness by an 11 year old martial artist

100 Acts of Kindness by 11 year old Arno Dasgupta 1. helped a little girl with her work 1/4/11 2. Held the door for my class 1/4/11 3. Helped my friend picking up their books 1/4/11 4. Helped the teacher pass out papers 1/4/11 5. Helped another girl with her work 1/4/11 6. I set up the dinner table for my family 1/5/11 7. Hugged my mom and said “I love you” 1/ 5/11 8. Hugged my dad and said” I love you” 1/5/11 9. Hugged my sister and said” I love you” 1/5/11 10. Did the dishes for my mom 1/6/11 11. Cleaned the dishwasher

The 5 living Heroes of a Nine Year Old

LIVING HEROS By CHINMAY DABLI Muhammad Ali (Born January 17, 1942) Muhammad Ali (Cassius Marcellus Clay, Jr) is a great boxing champion. Muhammad Ali has taken part in several historic boxing championships. He has defeated boxers like Tony Esperiti, Lamar Clark and Sonny Banks. He was diagnosed with Parkinson’s in 1984.After his retirement also, he has remained a popular figure in American sports world. Muhammad Ali shows qualities like honor and courage because he has won 56 boxing matches. He was nicknamed “The Greatest”. In 1999, he was crowned ‘Sportsman of the Century’. Salvatore Giunta (Born January 21 1985) Salvatore Giunta is a war hero. He is the first living person to recei

5 C's to the Maestro

Mike Lipkin, Motivational Speaker, speaks about the 5 C's to becoming a maestro. We often think of the word as it relates to music. A maestro as I understand it is an eminent composer, teacher, or conductor of music. However, maestro can be used to identify a master in any art form. Thus, I find it fitting that I begin teaching these concepts to our martial arts students. #Motivation

My Life is My Dojo

“Dojo” means “school” in Japanese --and while every country has it’s own name for school (it’s a different word in Korean, Chinese, ect.), the important part of this statement is that your life is your school. Should you ever decide to take martial arts lessons, of any kind, I hope that you would be lucky enough to find a teacher who understands and practices the idea of my life is my dojo. When a student is on the mat, executing punches or kicks, rolls or break-falls, leg locks or arm bars, and/or blocks and parries, all sorts of things are learned, such as the patience required to polish the maneuvers, the control you have to exercise to do it right, the teamwork it takes to participate wi

My Heroes By Soham Basu

MY HEROS Soham Basu November 12th, 2010 Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela was born 18 July 1918 in a village near Umtata in the Transkei, South Africa. His father was Chief Henry Mandela of the Tembu Tribe. He grew to be an ardent opponent of apartheid, a South African policy of racial segregation. The South African courts convicted him for crimes committed while he led the movement against apartheid. In accordance with his conviction, Mandela served 27 years in prison, spending many of these years on Robben Island prison. During his years in prison, Nelson Mandela's reputation grew steadily. He was widely accepted as the most significant black leader in South Africa and became a potent symbol

Our Angel Tree Project was a huge success over 70 presents!!

The students of Johnson's TaeKwonDo & Leadership Academy have finished wrapping the presents from our Angel Tree Collection. As an academy, we sponsored 2 families in need. Over all, there were 46 ornaments on the academy tree each representing a single gift. We went above and beyond the minimum and collected 71 gifts for the 2 families. Great Job Team! We would like to give a special thanks to the Snively family for helping to organize this project. #leadership #CommunityService

TaeKwonDo Brothers Collect School Supplies as Leadership Project

The Pollaci Family has always been a strong supporter of what Johnson's TaeKwonDo & Leadership Academy is about-Physical Fitness, Self-Defense, the spirit of community and our endangered societal values. The Pollaci's are a giving family and are actively involved in their church and respective schools. Being members of our Martial Arts school and participating in our leadership projects serves as an extension of the work that they have already been doing for others around them...And we love when families come into our program (of course the Pollacis have been training for several years now) and are already backing the kind of work that we do. With that said, The Pollaci brothers held a Back-

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