Rochester Kung-Fu & Fitness kids

Excellence Week 1 “I am careful not to confuse excellence with perfection. Excellence, I can reach for; perfection is God’s business.” Michael J. Fox, TV and film actor Translation for Adults Many adults think they must be perfect to earn the respect of family members, friends and co- workers. Not only does this cause unnecessary Read More

Criticism Week 4 “Criticism, like rain, should be gentle enough to nourish one’s growth without destroying one’s roots.” Unknown   Translation for Adults Criticizing people close to  you  is  a  very  delicate task, and it can only be done successfully if you are extremely tactful and gentle. Remember, the goal of positive, or constructive, criticism  Read More

Criticism Week 3 “Don’t mind criticism. If it is untrue, disregard it. If it is unfair, keep from irritation. It if is ignorant, smile. If it is justified, learn from it.” Unknown   Translation for Adults It can be beneficial to ignore criticism occasionally, especially if it becomes a barrier to your goals. If the Read More

young kids practicing martial arts moves

Criticism Week 2 “Criticism is more effective when it sounds like praise.” Arnold H. Glasow, one of America’s most quoted humorists   Translation for Adults Criticism can be a constructive tool to help others be better without making them feel bad. Using construc- tive criticism correctly is challenging, especially when criticizing a spouse, friend  or  Read More

Criticism Week 1 “All of us could take a lesson from the weather. It pays no attention to criticism.” Unknown   Translation for Adults Being criticized is inevitable. It is much wiser to accept fact, instead of allowing  criticism  to  become  a  barrier to your tasks, goals and accomplishments. You’ll learn and grow as a Read More