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Change Week 2


Week 2

“You must be the change you wish to see in the world.” Mohandas K. Gandhi, the Mahatma, or Great Soul, and father of the nation of India


Translation for Adults

You are constantly influencing the people in your life—at work, home, even here in class—but most of the time you do not realize it. If you want to influence actively the behavior of people in your life (for exam- ple, have a positive attitude or be willing to help one another), then you must be the first person to change, as you expect change in others. You must have the qualities that you want others to emulate.


Translation for Kids

How you act is also the way the people in your life will act. How would you expect others to act if you’re always mean and nasty to them? How would you expect others to act if you’re nice and willing to help others? It is important that you behave the way you want your friends to behave. Make sure you behave that way at home, at school, in martial arts class and   all the time.


Discussion for Kids

  1. What are some qualities that you would like your friends to have?
  2. How will you act to help your friends have those qualities?


The Rochester Kung Fu & Fitness was founded in 2005 by Master Paul Gruschow, Rochester Kung Fu & Fitness’s lessons for pre-school children ages 3-6 and elementary age kids ages 7 and up are designed to develop the critical building blocks kids need – specialized for their age group – for school excellence and later success in life.

Rochester Kung Fu & Fitness’s adult program is a complete adult fitness and conditioning program for adults who want to lose weight, get (and stay in shape) or learn self-defense in a supportive environment.

Rochester Kung Fu and Fitness has a large family program, where families can learn martial arts and character in a friendly supportive environment. Where families together can improve their physical development with their Kung Fu and improve their character and learn lifelong skills as a family.

Instructors can answer questions or be contacted 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at Rochester Kung Fu & Fitness or call directly at 585-413-0835. You can also visit our website at

About Master Paul J. Gruschow:  Paul is a Ninth-Generation Master of the 7-Star Praying Mantis Kung Fu System under world renowned Grand Master Raymond Fogg and the United States Kung Fu Exchange Federation. Master Paul Gruschow sits on the board of the United States Kung Fu Exchange Federation as well. He has been teaching martial arts for over 20 years and has created many top internationally ranked competitors. Master Gruschow is a motivational speaker and educator and teaches seminars in bullying, self-defense, and martial arts training, around the world.

The Rochester Kung Fu & Fitness is located at 2496 West Ridge Rd, Rochester NY 14626.

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