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After-School Programs at Douvris Martial Arts in Ottawa

September 14, 2022

School is in session and routine is back. With all of the after-school programs to choose from, it’s important to ask yourself a few big questions!

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Get Fit with Sensei Nick

September 1, 2022

This workout will be a 30/35 minute bodyweight workout focusing on building strength and mobility in our hips, lower back, obliques and abs.

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Word of the Month: Focus

September 1, 2022

A key benefit of karate is the way it helps children improve their focus. Learning new techniques, mastering complicated fight sequences and sparring in a ring all require children to pay attention and keep paying attention, in a way they find really fun and rewarding. It’s a classic win-win situation.

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5 Ways How Karate Can Impact Academic Success

5 Ways How Karate Can Impact Academic Success

August 15, 2022

Karate has the astounding ability to inflect lifelong skills, mindsets, and keys to success. All of which, help students grow in the dojo.

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Thoughts of a Karate Mom

Thoughts from a Karate Mom

August 9, 2022

A call came in recently to the dojo. A lovely and kind elderly gentleman was moving from his family home and, in packing, found boxes of karate trophies stored in the basement.

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Word of the Month: Honesty

August 1, 2022

You are only ever as good as your word, and that’s why honesty is a critical part of our character development program.

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Summer Fight Camp

Summer Fight Camp

July 27, 2022

Join Robbie Lavoie for one of his 2 sumemr fight camp sessions this summer!

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3 Ways That Martial Arts Can Help Improve Social Skills

July 13, 2022

Blossomed young, and worked on for life- that’s social skills. Although a skill that is carried on throughout life, it oftentimes stems from who one was in their younger years…

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Word of the Month: Confidence

July 1, 2022

At Douvris Martial Arts we believe that with the right approach to teaching karate, everyone can increase their confidence…

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Inclusivity at Douvris

Inclusivity at Douvris Martial Arts

June 13, 2022

Inclusivity refers to the acceptance of those around you for who they are as a person. Inclusivity can relate to how one looks or dresses, what or who one likes, one’s flaws or feats, and more.

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Calling All Black Belts!

June 1, 2022

We are currently looking to hire a few qualified black belts to teach some classes part-time or to open their own Dojo.

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Word of the Month: Excellence

June 1, 2022

Excellence is a word that sounds like a destination. But it’s not. It’s a process, an evolution…

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