Spring Tournament, Nebraska State Games, Fall Tournament
All posts in General
Running a dojo is something that can’t be done by one person. I can’t be here every training day, either due to business of family events. I also like to step aside to let others teach, to give the students a different instructor perspective. So, looking back, I would like to extend a special thank you to the following groups/individuals:
We have seen promotions in the following categories:
Kan-geiko has become a tradition for our dojo, encompassing the entire month of January. Emphasis on the development of the student’s fundamentals and martial spirit. For this month we put a special focus upon our training, at every level. Many of our families look forward to this month of special training, as there are many benefits aside from the obvious. As we improve our diet, get plenty of rest, exercise harder, and stay focused we find that we feel much better and have more energy. Training sessions will be held on normal training days during regularly scheduled class time. Additionally,…
There will be no class for tonight. See you Saturday.
We are putting together a gi order from Tokon Martial Arts. These are very good, long lasting, high quality gis. You can go to www.tokon.com for more information. Please see Sensei Rick or Matt Hanson for pricing and to let us know if you would like to order one.
If either the Elkhorn or Millard School District is closed for inclement weather, Heartland Family Karate will also be closed. We will post closings here and on the website calendar if you are unsure.
At the beginning of every class we recite the Dojo Kun. For the rest of this year we will be working on “We Karate-ka shall seek perfection of character.” Master Funakoshi wrote “The ultimate aim of Karate lies not in victory or defeat, but in the perfection of the character of the participant.” There are many aspects to seeking perfection of character that involves many different attributes. The purpose of this specific exercise is the extending of one’s own self to the helping of others. Helping others can range from opening a door for someone (a gift of time and…
Welcome to our new website. Please visit this section for news, events and happenings at Heartland Family Karate. We will use this area to announce events, post pictures and videos and congratulate members on rank awards. Feel free to comment on our comment section if you would like to see anything additional in this area.