We continue to post articles here that cover topics related to Karate, Martial Arts, Kickboxing, and related topics that we feel strongly about. Feel free to enjoy these and please share them with others! Be sure to give us the credit, please.


Change Your Life 1% at a Time – Successful Habits that Last

March 24, 2021

This month on Mindfulness with Douvris we’re talking about 3 key principles proposed by James Clear in his book Atomic Habits that will help improve our lives by changing our daily habits just 1% at a time.

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Get Fit With Sensei Nick For Free

March 2, 2021

Crush our hips, oblique and core in this 40-minute HIIT cardio strength workout. All you’ll need is a water bottle, some space and a positive attitude.

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Kids Kicking Cancer Fitness Fundraiser

March 1, 2021

We will have a special donation class every Sunday for the entire month of March!

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Word of the Month: Respect

March 1, 2021

Respect is one of the words most often associated with karate, and for a good reason. We care about it a great deal.

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Get Fit with Nick Douvris

February 17, 2021

This 40 minute apartment friendly workout will be low impact with no jumping and no noise. We will crush our core and work on our balance.

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Word of the Month: Service

February 1, 2021

As Sensei Cody Diesbourg explains, if it weren’t for service and people paying it forward, we wouldn’t have martial arts today.

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10 things to leave behind in 2020 for a more mindful and peaceful existence

January 19, 2021

There are many things I’m sure we would all love to leave behind in 2020 that we have little control over, but this is my list of things I think we can definitely work on leaving behind in 2020 to lead more mindful and happier lives here in 2021.

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Get Fit with Sensei Nick for FREE!

January 4, 2021

35 Minute Upper Body Workout | Arms, Shoulders and Core Interval Bodyweight Strength.

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Word of the Month: Perseverance

January 1, 2021

We think it so important that we made “Perseverance” one of our 12 recurring “Words of the month”.

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Douvris Goes Virtual

December 22, 2020

Douvris Ottawa-East goes virtual on Zoom, starting December 28.

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Cultivate a Morning Routine – 8 Ways to Make Your Morning More Uplifting

December 16, 2020

Everyday for the next however many days we have on this spinning ball of solids, gases and liquids you will have to open your eyes and attempt to seize the…

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Get fit with Sensei Nick for FREE!

December 1, 2020

You’ll work your core to it’s max with this 30 minutes workout at home! No equipment needed!

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