New Book Club

New Book Club

A new book club was opened recently in the Koue Bokkeveld. Students had the chance to page through brand new Afrikaans books sponsored by LAPA Uitgewers. As is the case on all the other farms where we teach martial arts, our female farm workers were very excited to...
ZABRA: A Free Bra Initiative

ZABRA: A Free Bra Initiative

Through Louise Mulligan, a Western Cape cup holder for ZABRA, we were able to donate bras to women living in poverty. Thank you to all the wonderful people who made this...
Ceres Policeman Gets Karate Kids Reading

Ceres Policeman Gets Karate Kids Reading

Article: Jenni Evans, News24 Cape Town – Ceres policeman and karate expert Andries Douglas has struck on a novel way of getting youth to read in their spare time. He teaches them karate for free, and in exchange they must read a book he and his wife give them....
10 Random Acts of Kindness ideas for Children

10 Random Acts of Kindness ideas for Children

Winter is a great time for children to think about Citizenship. Giving back to your community has long been a requirement of our belt testing, and we are constantly looking for ways to give back to those who are supporting us. This winter, think of what communities...
Help a child become Mindful and Disciplined at the same time

Help a child become Mindful and Disciplined at the same time

Karate, Tai chi, Yoga… they are all various forms of discipline… and each also a pathway to mindfulness and healing. Mindfulness is important in any self-defence / life or death situation. It reduces stress and anxiety, not only in adults, but also in children and...