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Jido Merly's Journey to Black Belt

Posted by Jessica Merly on September 12, 2014 at 5:33pm 0 Comments

My Black Belt Journey

When I first started martial arts I had no idea how much I was going to love it, and what an amazing impact it would have on my life. It is so incredible to be a part of a community in which we learn and grow both physically and mentally. I learn something new every day and I am so excited to continue my learning. I can’t wait to start learning black belt material and to learn more about instruction.

I was pretty athletic in my youth; dance, volleyball,…


Jido Merly's Heroes

Posted by Jessica Merly on September 12, 2014 at 5:31pm 0 Comments


                                                                                  Living Heroes

Mommo & Daddo:

My In-laws have welcomed me into their family with absolute love and joy. Their kindness, warmth, and support are such a…


Living Heroes

Posted by Avery Smith on September 8, 2014 at 7:25pm 0 Comments

5 Living Heroes

Avery Smith

Bill Harris: At Islander Middle School, Bill could be found walking through the halls picking up trash and making sure no one ran too fast. Bill also worked with the busses so that everyone could get to school on time. He was always nice and would ask how our days went and how the school year was going. His kindness to everyone that he met makes him an everyday hero.

Bill Nye: Bill Nye the Science Guy doesn’t just do shows for young kids,… Continue

Persistence, Indomitable Spirit.

Posted by MeLisa Turcott Strongheart on September 5, 2014 at 1:27pm 0 Comments

Simple.  Right?

Not really.   I believe it takes practice.  

We try to teach with the little things, to try again, to boldly attempt, to have positive self talk, with learning how to get support, ask for help, determine who is on your team, to re-evaluate the approach.   To start with the small things, the "turn the…





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