Something for Everyone

Repeatedly Voted "One of the Top 50 Schools in North America," the Black Belt Academy offers training in Martial Arts and Self-Defense for students age 4 and up.

Kids classes focus on developing "Life Skills" such as Confidence, Focus, and Self-Discipline. -- Training for Men, Women, and Law Enforcement concentrates on Self-Defense and Physical Fitness. -- Additionally The Black Belt Academy is the only licensed Krav Maga program in Northwest Ohio.

Lessons for Kids

Lessons for Kids

Life Skills currently being taught in the Kid's classes.

Lessons for Kids

Jumping to Conclusions

A priest was riding the subway when a drunken man sat down beside him. The man smelled of beer, his shirt was dirty, and he had a prominent hickey on his neck. The drunk opened a newspaper and began reading. After a few minutes, he turned and whispered to the priest, “Say, father, do you

Fun Tips for Family Life

All parents want to make sure their kids get the best possible start in life, and the good news is there are a number of fun, effective and easy activities that can be done to help children stimulate their brain growth and to build attachments. Music can play an important role in the intellectual, emotional

Watch for the dangers of carbon monoxide

Carbon monoxide (CO) is a colorless and nearly odorless gas created by the incomplete burning of solid, liquid, and gaseous fuels. It’s poisonous to people and pets, so be careful. Symptoms of the poisoning are: • Headache • Fatigue • Shortness of breath • Nausea • Dizziness To prevent CO poisoning, take these precautions at

You can Be Angry, or You Can Perform

I mention elsewhere in this newsletter about the trip Rachel and I did out west. I talk a little about our Montana time, and the hike we did while there. The truth is there’s a lot more to that story. I lovingly refer to that trip as the Hike from Hades (not the actual word

Sam’s Corner 24 (Preventing Dog Bites)

  Preventing Dog Bites It’s super important to learn how to be safe when around dogs, especially for little ones. I love everyone, but not all dogs are like me, so it is a good idea to teach kids how to approach and act with dogs, and the right way to treat my furry brothers.

Stay Safe during the Summer Boating Season

Summer is when a lot of people take to the lakes and rivers for recreation. Whether you’ve got a yacht or a rowboat, remember that the No. 1 rule for boating safety is this: Always use your common sense. Following good safety rules could save your life. Here are some basic guidelines from the Safe

The Water Cure

A man went to the doctor because he had no energy. After asking a few questions, the doctor wrote a series of prescriptions. “Now,” she told the patient. “I want you to take the red pill with two glasses of water in the morning, the yellow pill with two glasses of water at lunch, and