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Guest Blogger: Deb Cupples

Sensei Deb Cupples is the founder of Community Karate and Fitness in Colorado Springs, CO. She has been studying karate since 2003 and is a fourth-degree black belt.

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Preventing Dropouts before They Happen: Part 2

By Guest Blogger: Deb Cupples
2/9/2018 12:00:00 PM


In my last blog post, I showed how you how to prevent young children from dropping out of your martial arts school. This post is Part 2 of my three-part Preventing Dropouts before They Happen series. In it, we’ll dive into preventing pre-teen and young teen dropouts.

Read more Connect with your teen and pre-teen students.

Preventing Dropouts before They Happen: Part 1

By Guest Blogger: Deb Cupples
1/19/2018 12:00:00 PM


Here are some unfortunate statistics: less than 2/3 of all students who study at college will graduate with a degree. Between 40 and 50 percent of marriages end in divorce. And, on a personal note, many of the students who come into our dojos for lessons, seemingly bright-eyed and eager to learn, will one day stop showing up.

Read more Kids don't always want to go train.

What Your "Classroom Barometer" is...and Why it's Essential You Know!

By Guest Blogger: Deb Cupples
11/29/2017 2:45:00 PM


Do you wish you could help kids focus better in class when they’re having trouble paying attention? Do you ever have a class get sidetracked, but can’t figure out where you went wrong?

Read more Kids are fun to teach, but can get easily distracted.

Get Stellar Participation When You Ask Your Kids Class Questions!

By Guest Blogger: Deb Cupples
11/7/2017 3:00:00 PM

Have you ever attended a seminar, workshop or class where the presenter/teacher asks a question, and nobody wants to answer? Maybe they don’t know the answer, or they’re afraid of being wrong.

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