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Change Week 3


Week 3

“Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.”

Nelson Mandela, Former president of South Africa, political activist and winner of the Nobel Peace Prize


Translation for Adults

As you mature, it is important to educate yourself continuously. Education increases your knowledge of the world and helps you develop a flexible world

perspective. Education, and the knowledge it provides, empowers you to improve the world and help yourself and others grow. Remember, learning is a life-long commitment, and knowledge defines our humanness. Education is the process that prepares you to change yourself and your part of the world.


Translation for Kids

Sometimes a change in your life is scary. You might start a new martial arts class with higher belts, change schools or move into a new neighborhood. Those scary changes are always opportunities to learn some- thing important. Starting a new martial arts class is a step forward in your education of the martial arts. It’s a great opportunity to learn more advanced kicks and work with higher belts. As you learn more, you will be better prepared to face change. Now that changes are no longer scary, you’re able to help yourself and others to grow and do their best.


Discussion for Kids

  1. When were you ever afraid of change?
  2. How would you face change and make it a learning experience?


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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