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The Mental Benefits of Karate

The Mental Benefits of Karate and Martial Arts at Douvris

February 14, 2022

The physical benefits incorporated with martial arts are lengthy- but have you ever considered the even longer list of mental benefits?

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Nutrition Guide

February 1, 2022

Download our 4-page guide that outlines basic nutritional requirements. Whether you are training for our National Karate Team, participating in our Total Body Training program, or working to earn a new belt, our guide will help build the proper nutritional habits to help you achieve your goals.

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Get Fit with Sensei Nick

February 1, 2022

This workout will be separated into 3 sections. We’ll start with some intervals to warm up the body and loosen up the hamstrings and shoulders. That will be followed with some strength/cardio using one side at a time. I love the combination of slow and squeezy and explosive quickness within the same exercise combination, so we’ll be doing some of that here.

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Word of the Month: Service

February 1, 2022

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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How to Best Manage and Reduce Stress Through Fitness

January 14, 2022

With a new year comes many other new things like; new goals, new challenges, and new events. Another prominent aspect that tends to come with a new year is new stress.

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Word of the Month: Perseverance

January 1, 2022

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

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Word of the Month: Courtesy

December 1, 2021

When parents sign their children up for martial arts classes very often they’re looking for a healthy activity that will also teach their kids respect…

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Word of the Month: Self-Discipline

November 1, 2021

Self-discipline helps us do the work we need to do. It helps us get up in the morning…

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Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October 1, 2021

In support of Breast Cancer Awareness for the month of October all Douvris locations will be selling headbands. Students are welcome to wear them both in class and outside of the dojo for a donation of $20!

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New Merchandise

October 1, 2021

We will have a new exclusive hoodie available at Bank St. and Ottawa East coming soon!

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Get Fit with Sensei Nick

October 1, 2021

Get fit with Sensei Nick for free on his youtube channel. Go show your Sensei some love by subscribing to his channel and sharing the gift of health with all of your friends and family.

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Word of the Month: Courage

October 1, 2021

Courage, Aristotle said, is the most important virtue because it guarantees the others…

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