Douvris News

We continue to post articles here that cover topics related to Karate, Martial Arts, Kickboxing, and related topics that we feel strongly about. Feel free to enjoy these and please share them with others!

 

Word of the Month: Humility

April 1, 2022

Some concepts are easy to explain with words. Humility isn’t really one of them. We can talk about it – and we do, as part of our character development program – but in order to help people understand humility, we have to make sure they can experience it.

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Karate for Kids: Early Development and Creating Lifelong Skills

March 14, 2022

One’s level of success oftentimes directly relates to their level of self-confidence.

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Get Fit with Sensei Nick

March 1, 2022

Today’s video is a 25-minute workout focusing on building strength and mobility in our adductors and core.

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Summer Camps

March 1, 2022

Bank Street will be hosting 2 summer camps this summer!

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Book Club with Sensei Nick

Book Club with Sensei Nick

March 1, 2022

We are excited to announce a date for our long-awaited Book Club with Sensei Nick : Saturday, March 19th at 4PM.

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Word of the Month: Respect

March 1, 2022

Respect is one of the words most often associated with karate, and for a good reason. We care about it a great deal.

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The Mental Benefits of Karate

The Mental Benefits of Karate and Martial Arts at Douvris

February 14, 2022

The physical benefits incorporated with martial arts are lengthy- but have you ever considered the even longer list of mental benefits?

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Nutrition Guide

February 1, 2022

Download our 4-page guide that outlines basic nutritional requirements. Whether you are training for our National Karate Team, participating in our Total Body Training program, or working to earn a new belt, our guide will help build the proper nutritional habits to help you achieve your goals.

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Get Fit with Sensei Nick

February 1, 2022

This workout will be separated into 3 sections. We’ll start with some intervals to warm up the body and loosen up the hamstrings and shoulders. That will be followed with some strength/cardio using one side at a time. I love the combination of slow and squeezy and explosive quickness within the same exercise combination, so we’ll be doing some of that here.

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Word of the Month: Service

February 1, 2022

As Sensei Cody Diesbourg explains, if it weren’t for service and people paying it forward, we wouldn’t have martial arts today.

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