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Making Your New Year’s Resolutions Stick: 5 Top Tips From The Experts

Posted: March 02, 2020

“New Year, New Me!” It’s a slogan that has become so familiar that it’s almost a cliche this time of year, with a torrent of jokes and memes on social media to drive the point home. Most people fail to keep their resolutions, often giving up completely by the time Summer rolls around. As many as 88% of resolutioners are said to abandon the change they sought in January, with as many as 43% lasting less than one month! 

Still, science tells us that the new year is a great time to make positive changes in our lives because we are able to dissociate ourselves from our previous habits and better envision ourselves with new patterns and new beginnings. There is a reason why the new year has been a time of goal-setting and vision-casting ever since the ancient Babylonians, thousands of years ago. And with the vast majority of New Year’s resolutions involving health and fitness, it’s never a better time than NOW to find expert tips for success! 

5 Goal Setting Mistakes That You're Probably Making

Posted: February 02, 2020

We are one week into the new year, and that means resolutions. Lots of them. How are yours going so far? Are you making any of these 5 sure-to-fail mistakes?

Setting goals gives us a clear direction forward to achieving them. But there are a few common mistakes that can quickly derail your progress! For example, studies show that 80% of New Year’s resolutions have failed and been forgotten by February 15, so be sure to keep these in mind and you’ll be far more likely to reach your goals! 

If you think you are making any of the following mistakes, there is still plenty of time to get back on track and hit your january goals! 

5 Awesome Tips to Increase Your Teenager’s Self-Confidence

Posted: December 11, 2019

Here’s a fact that’s pretty much beyond debate: being a teenager is hard! What’s easy though, is for adults to forget just how tough it can be. Kids experience a world of change as they develop. New experiences challenge everything they thought they knew; physical changes create anxiety and sometimes it feels impossible to find confidence and establish a sense of identity.

As a parent, we can feel a sense of helplessness. We all want our kids to build confidence, find healthy habits and discover themselves. Fortunately, there’s a lot you can do to guide your teenager into increased self-confidence.

How Can Parents Increase Their Teen’s Self-Confidence?

Grand Master Ki Soo Jung - 8th Degree Black Belt

Posted: December 06, 2019

Grand Master Ki Soo Jung

Read below to learn more about Grand Master Jung's martial arts career and accomplishments.

1971: Started Taekwondo in 7th grade at Man-Kyong Middle School 1972: 9th Chulra-Bukdo Championship - 1st Prize 1973: Graduated Man-Kyong Middle School 1974: 1st prize in Chulra-Bukdo, 11th Individual Championship Tournament 1974: 3rd Prize in 1st Korea Middle and High School Champion Tournament 1974: Won Official Commendation in Educational Association of Chulra-Bukdo 1974: 1st Prize in Preliminary Race of 2nd Korea Athletic Meet Championship 1975: 1st Prize in Chulra-Bukdo New Talent Championship Tournament 1975: 2nd Prize in the 12th Individual Championship Tournament 1976: Awarded an Official Commendation from Man-Kyong High School 1976: Graduated Man-Kyong High school 1978: Entered Korea Judo University 1978: 2nd Prize in Korea Taekwondo Championship Tournament 1979: Entered the Army, 5th division (ROK Marines) 1980: 1st Prize in President Loyal Grant Championship Tournament 1980: 1st Prize in Korea Athletics Meet for Kyungki-Do representative selection

1981: 3rd Place in Army International Qualifying Championship 1982: Returned to Korea Judo University   1982: Awarded the fourth class instructor 1983: Certificate of the national instructor 1985: Graduated from Young In University 1986: Trainer in the USA Training Center 1988: Established the US Taekwondo Center 1989: USA Master Demo Team 1991: Certificate of USA referee 1993: Won Official Commendation from World Taekwondo Headquarters (Kukkiwon) 1994: Coach in Pan-America Taekwondo Championship 1995: Coach in the Olympic festival 1995: Awarded Testimonial of Guidance Membership 1996: Awarded the Certificate of International Referee 1999 - 2001: Coach in the World Taekwondo Championships. 2006 - present: Colorado President of US Taekwondo Leaders Union 2008: Silver Medalist 2008 World Hanmadang 2008: Advisor to the World Taekwondo Federation 2008: Appointed to the President's Task Force for the U.S. Taekwondo Committee, previously known as the U.S. Taekwondo Federation October 2010: Honorably presented the rank of Eighth Dan 2012: Appointed U.S. Calegate Team Leader.MASTER SEAN JUNG, GRANDMASTER KI SOO JUNG, INSTRUCTOR JULIET JUNG


10 Anti-Bullying Tactics That Work

Posted: September 24, 2019

Your kids are going back to school and you’re ready for the best year ever, but you know the statistics; 17% of students are bullied, more than once a month. And it doesn’t really matter how old you are, where you go to school, what color you are, or where you live, bullies are everywhere. So it’s time to be smart and help your kids learn the tools and tactics that work to prevent bullying. 

Bullying can be physical, verbal, or the cyber version. Thankfully there are some tools you can help your kids put into place to avoid, prevent and cope with bullying, in all its forms. Here are ten things you can teach your kids to do when they’re being bullied.

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