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  • America's Best Defense Mansfield Goals You Set – Are Goals You Get!

    Goals You Set – Are Goals You Get!

    Goals You Set – Are Goals You Get!
    A goal is a desired result that a person identifies and commits to achieve. Goals challenge us to grow and help give our lives direction. A goal should be slightly out of reach, but not out of sight. A goal should challenge us to stretch, and in the process of stretching, we should be growing. Additionally, goals should have deadlines. A goal without a deadline is a dream.
    And a goal without a time-sensitive deadline can allow us to become distracted and lose our focus. Training in Martial Arts lends itself to goal setting and goal achieving. Each belt is a goal.
    The purpose of these goals is to challenge you in such a way that ....

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  • America's Best Defense Mansfield Where Will Your Life Be 5 Years From Now?

    Where Will Your Life Be 5 Years From Now?

    Tony Robbins says; “five years from now you surely will arrive, the question is where?”
    When I first heard these words, the message truly impacted my thinking
    . I think most of us would agree, there is a good chance you will live another five years. The question is; “where will you be?” One of my instructors put it this way, “Decide in Advance!”
    The decisions you make today will create your future and you have the power to shape your success. This is what I love most about Krav Maga. It is more than just learning how to defend yourself and get into better shape; it is an experience that will change you forever
    . At ABD, we like to say; ....

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  • America's Best Defense Mansfield Why Martial Arts are Perfect For Your Child

    Why Martial Arts are Perfect For Your Child

    Why you should consider Martial Arts for your Child
    According to KidsHealth.org children 6 - 12 years of ageneed physical activity to build strength, coordination, confidence — and to lay the groundwork for a healthy lifestyle. They're also gaining more control over how active they are. School-age kids should have many chances to participate in a variety of activities, sports, and games that fit for their personality, ability, age, and interests. Brainstorm with your kids on activities that feel right. Most kids won't mind a daily dose of fitness as long as it's fun. Many parents choose Martial Arts
    for a structured activitybecause Martial Arts teaches kids a lot. 1. The ....

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  • School, Peer Pressure and Cliques

    School, Peer Pressure and Cliques How Parents can help
    As kids navigate friendships and cliques, there's plenty parents can do to offer support. If your child seems upset, or suddenly spends time alone when usually very social, ask about it. Here are some tips: Talk about your own experiences
    .Share your own experiences of school — cliques have been around for a long time! Help put rejection in perspective.
    Remind your child of times he or she has been angry with parents, friends, or siblings — and how quickly things can change. Shed some light on social dynamics.
    Acknowledge that people are often judged by the way a person looks, acts, or ....

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  • America's Best Defense Mansfield 10 Habits Of Happy People

    10 Habits Of Happy People

    10 Habits Of Super Happy People
    by Greg Silva 1. Think of yourself less.
    To be interesting you need to be interested in others. C.S. Lewis said “Don’t think less of yourself as a person, but think of yourself less, focusing more on the betterment of yourself for the sake of those around you, rather than for your own ego. 2. Move beyond the small talk.
    Eleanor Roosevelt’s said “Great minds discuss ideas, average minds discuss events; small minds discuss people” 3. What you appreciate, appreciates.
    People who live with an attitude of gratitude are happy because their self talk creates positive thoughts and habits. Active appreciationfuels you ....

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  • 5 Reasons Your Child Should Study Martial Arts

    5 Reasons Your Child Should Study Martial Arts
    Thank you for your interest in our Martial Arts program for your child/children. If you've been wondering what the programs at ABD Mansfield could do for my child, we've compiled a list of important things you should know. Why Your Child Should Practice Martial Arts
    Reason #1: Health and Fitness!
    America has a problem with the health of their kids and the epidemic of obesity. The best way to counter that is by exercising in a fun way! In many schools, gym classes and even recess have been reduced or eliminated. We must take our children's physical health into our own hands. In our classes, your kid will have fun, learn new things, and ....

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  • America's Best Defense Mansfield WHY I NEVER LET MY KIDS QUIT…ANYTHING

    WHY I NEVER LET MY KIDS QUIT…ANYTHING

    by Master Greg Silva Quitting.
    We quit jobs, we quit marriages, we walk out on friendships and sometimes we let people down when the going gets tough. Sometimes it is necessary, even the right thing to do. Our kids quit teams and music lessons, art classes and after school programs. Sometimes it’s necessary, but sometimes they are bored or don’t like the coach or would just rather play video games at home. Deciding when to let your kids quit something, be it Gymboree, Little League or SAT prep, is a question that never goes away. My kids have tried it all. I have driven them to sports, found drum teachers, glass blowing lessons, painting and ceramics classes. They have ....

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  • America's Best Defense Mansfield 3 Reasons Krav Maga is the Best Choice for Self-Defense

    3 Reasons Krav Maga is the Best Choice for Self-Defense

    3 Reasons Krav Maga is the Best Choice for Self-Defense
    There are many wonderful and effective martial arts out there. However, we're going to list 3 reasons why Krav Maga is the best choice for you. #3. It's Easy to Learn!
    Krav Maga is designed to be simple so that it doesn't take long to learn how to effectively defend yourself. Most Krav Maga defenses are chosen based on common sense and practicality. We often here "that mak es sense" in our classes. #2. It's Easy to Recall Under Stress!
    Krav Maga was design with the understanding of our Natural Reflexes. John Whitman describes Krav Maga as "the modification of our natural instincts, with aggression, to get us home ....

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  • America's Best Defense Mansfield Self Defense begins with Awareness

    Self Defense begins with Awareness

    Self Defense begins with Awareness
    author - The Well Armed Woman There are some basic defensive tips every women should know and make part of their daily lives. BE AWARE OF YOUR SURROUNDINGS
    Self defense begins before you even know you need it. Always and in all situations, from going to the grocery store to finding your car in a dark parking lot - scan and be aware of what and who is around you and know where you are. Observe and think "what if?". What if someone jumped out at you from behind that car? What would you do? Part of what makes a women vulnerable to attack is the appearance of not paying attention, or appearing uncomfortable. Projecting a confident attentive ....

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  • America's Best Defense Mansfield Now is the Best Time!

    Now is the Best Time!

    When do most people want to start and exercise program?
    What time of day do most people want to exercise?
    If you answered Tomorrow
    and Later
    you are probably right. All kidding aside NOW is a best time to start.
    Design your fitness program
    It's easy to say that you'll exercise every day. But you'll need a plan. As you design your fitness program, keep these points in mind:
    Consider your fitness goals.
    Are you starting a fitness program to help lose weight? Or do you have another motivation, such as preparing for a class reunion? Having clear goals can help you gauge your progress and stay motivated. Remember you can’t just tone a single part of your body so think of a ....

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  • Kids Karate and Adult Krav Maga Classes in Mansfield


    Check out our new website for America's Best Defense Mansfield!
    We proudly serve the Mansfield, Foxboro, and Easton areas! Come see the programs and deals we have to offer. Kids Karate, Adult Krav Maga, Teen Krav Maga and SO MUCH MORE! Fill out the "Request Information" form on the side of the page and stop in for a visit today! Don't forget to click here to visit us on our social media pages!! Facebook and Google+ ....

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