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

Safe Traveling With Your Digital Identity

With security breaches becoming a common occurrence, more and more people are interested in finding ways of protecting their security and privacy online. Travelling is something that presents a wide array of physical and digital security concerns, as it is more than just a wallet that can be stolen these days – it is your

The Winning Run

Coming home from his Little League game, Billy swung open the front door very excited. Unable to attend the game, his father immediately wanted to know what happened. “So, how did you do son?” he asked. “You’ll never believe it!” Billy said. “I was responsible for the winning run!” “Really? How’d you do that?” “I

Questions & Answers #2

The questions and comments below were submitted to our “Questions & Suggestions” box. Have a question? Let us know! What equipment Do I need? In the basic program, no equipment is needed. Once a student reaches Purple Belt, they should at least have sparring gloves. When a student reaches Brown Belt, sparring is required, therefore

Challenge Coins, a Little Piece of History

Most stories put the origin of challenge coins at World War I. WWI was the first war with aerial combat and pilots were scarce. Often the only people who were capable of flying before the war were from relatively rich families, so many of the pilots at that time were volunteers from Ivy League schools.

Sam’s Corner 8

Dogs have many great qualities. But there is one that is my favorite, enthusiasm! Dogs are pretty much always excited. When we see you, we’re excited! When we go outside, we’re excited! When we get to go on a trip, we’re excited about it! When I get to see my daddy after 10 minutes away

Cold Weather Dangers to Watch For

Winter is far from over, and that means staying safe in cold weather is still important. Remember these tips for getting by until spring: • Frostbite. Frostbite can occur in a short amount of time, especially with children. They can lose body heat quickly, sometimes in as little as 20 minutes. Dress kids warmly, but

Questions and Answers #1

The questions and comments below were submitted to our “Questions & Suggestions” box or sent via e-mail. Have a question? Let us know! All questions will be answered in person, in the newsletter, or in our Blog! How many degrees of Black Belt are there? Each style has it own standard. Most styles have 8-10

Empowering Yourself after a Fall

At some point in our lives, everyone suffers a fall and ends up feeling like nothing is going their way anymore. The key is to know how to respond to such a scenario and how to empower yourself and get the inspiration you need to carry on and move on. One good tip is to