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

Include Family in Your New Year’s Resolutions

Making New Year’s resolutions with your family is a great way to nurture everyone’s growth throughout the year. Consider these goals for the next 12 months: • Cut down on activities. If your family is busier than ever, make room for consistent togetherness time. Suggest cutting back on work and extracurricular activities, so everyone can

Dream, and then GET TO WORK!

So everyone has just finished celebrating the holidays and the new year. And just like every new year, many will look at their lives and set new goals, dreams new dreams, and decide what they want to try to make different or better in coming year. Socrates said “The unexamined life is not worth living.”

Follow These Basic Tips for Safe Driving

Whether you drive for your job or just commute to and from work every day, your safety on the road is important professionally and personally. Remember these basic tips to avoid an accident: • Drive defensively. Don’t assume other drivers are as cautious as you are. Stay alert to everyone and everything around you on

Stay Healthy When You Travel

Can your hotel room make you sick? Whether you’re on vacation or traveling for work, you don’t want your accommodations to create health issues. Try these tips to stay healthy wherever you crash: • Get a smoke-free room. Avoid exposure to leftover smoke and nicotine by requesting a smoke-free floor when you make your reservations,

Sam’s Corner 6

My daddy sometimes jokes that I have more friends than he does. (It is true that I get invited to more sleep-overs than he does!) People sometimes seem surprised that I make lots of friends wherever I go. But I think it’s simple. I’m friendly everywhere I go! I don’t understand people who complain about

Would you hire these people?

Composing a job-winning résumé is important to career success. Unfortunately, some jobseekers seem to have a lot to learn, judging from these résumé errors collected on the JobMob website: • “Career break in 1999 to renovate my horse.” • “Skills: Strong Work Ethic, Attention to Detail, Team Player, Self Motivated, Attention to Detail.” • Hobbies:

God Summoned a Beast

God summoned a beast from the field and he said, “Behold man, created in my image. Therefore, adore him. You shall protect him in the wilderness, shepherd his flocks, watch over his children, accompany him wherever he may go… even into civilization. You shall be his companion, his ally, his slave” “To do these tings,”

Calling in Sick

Salary negotiations between a union and a big organization weren’t going well. The main issue was that management believed workers were abusing the sick leave policy. During one tense meeting, a manager hurled that morning’s newspaper onto the conference table. “Look at this! This employee called in sick yesterday!” The union negotiator looked and saw

A Self-Fulfilling Prophecy

A few months ago I wrote an article about one of the “Secrets” of the martial arts, the mysterious Mind/Body link. The only real “Secret” part is that very few recognize it’s a closed loop, just as the mind can motivate the body, the body can motivate the mind. This month I want to explain