PTSDA Karate

2500 W Nine Mile Rd | Pensacola, FL 32534 | 850-478-0680 Office Hours: Monday- Friday 9:00am-5:00pm

June - 3 - 2020
Comments Off on Phase 2 is Here!

We are excited to share the great news that we will be starting in person classes by appointment on Monday, June 8th. At this time, we will continue to offer virtual classes (Facebook Live and ZOOM) side by side with our in person classes. Please check your email for details on class times, procedures to enter and how to schedule your class appointment. If you do not currently receive emails from us, please fill out a request form on our home page of our website. We can’t wait to see everyone in class next week! TANG SOO!

June - 3 - 2020
Comments Off on Get Outside

Health professionals agree that getting outside is a wonderful way to boost our well being. Here are a few scientifically proven reasons why we should get outdoors. Relieve Stress – High blood pressure and depression have been linked to stress. Studies have shown that spending time outdoors decreases stress and increases rejuvenation. Live Longer– Longevity has been connected to being outdoors. Getting outside helps improve your heart and mental health. Weight Management – Getting outside regularly for a walk, bike ride, swim equals shedding those unwanted pounds. I agree to use caution when going outside, but let’s not let our  [ Read More ]

June - 2 - 2020
Comments Off on Discipline

Who doesn’t want more discipline in their life? Having discipline in our life is like a super power. With it, we can accomplish just about anything. How do we improve or find it? My personal philosophy with discipline starts with mindset. I have to commit to my goal. Then, I develop a simple system to keep me on track. Another big tip with improving discipline is by starting small with low expectations for immediate change. Making it fun and being consistent is key. Let’s not wait to receive bad news with our health, relationships and careers to motivate us to  [ Read More ]

June - 1 - 2020
Comments Off on ITF World Championship Postponed

Due to COVID 19, this summer’s ITF World Championship has been postponed until July 29 – Aug 1, 2021. More information will be relayed to you once we receive it. We look forward to everyone participating at this exciting event!

May - 28 - 2020
Comments Off on Summer Sun – Summer Fun

Living on the Gulf Coast, we have many opportunities year round in the great outdoors. Whether you enjoy playing at the beach, kayaking on the river or visiting a local park for a hike, we have it. As it starts to warm up, here are a few tips to beat the heat and stay healthy. Screen Up – lather up and avoid becoming a piece of bacon. Reapplying throughout the day to keep your skin healthy and happy. Hydrate – try switching sugary drinks for good old fashioned water. Take a bottle wherever you go and drink up throughout the  [ Read More ]

May - 27 - 2020
Comments Off on Time to Renew…You?

Can you remember the last time you enjoyed the moment? Has it been awhile? When we slow down and enjoy a sunset or a conversation, we ignite a feeling of peace and joy. We don’t have to travel thousands of miles to stir up a sense of rejuvenation. Everyone is different, but we all need to monitor our mental and physical well being. Times like these, we need some renewing of ourselves. How do you do it? Start with being mindful of your breathing, conversations, the moment. If it has been awhile, make time right now to renew yourself, Slow  [ Read More ]

May - 21 - 2020
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This Memorial Day, remember and honor all who have served and sacrificed for our freedom. In observance of Memorial Day, we will have no Virtual Classes on Monday, May 25.

May - 18 - 2020
Comments Off on Perseverance

Can you remember the last time you found yourself at a cross road? Do I quit or not? Perseverance is not the easiest choice in life. This idea of not giving up can be applied to so many levels in our life. Whether it’s not giving up during your workout or as big as a relationship.   Don’t get me wrong, I’m in full agreement to cut the cord on abusive relationships or harmful activities. I’m talking about making the choice to not give up when life happens.   It’s interesting that the Korean Word, In Neh, means endurance as  [ Read More ]

May - 13 - 2020
Comments Off on Make Your Fun

One of the best ways to manage our stress, build relationships and keep a positive attitude is through having fun. You might even think, how can we begin to think about having fun in a time like this? It’s understandable. Having fun is often something most adults put on the back burner. So what do you like to do for fun… Has it been too long since you’ve actually had fun? Try these fun ideas for something to brighten up your week: Coloring – they have adult coloring books that can be lots of fun. Gardening – get some seeds  [ Read More ]

May - 12 - 2020
Comments Off on Pivot

We’ve been hearing a lot of buzz words these days like social distancing, essential workers and pivoting. Before pandemic times, you would hear the word, pivot, on a weekly basis at the dojang. It simply means to turn or rotate. We’ve all taken this word and REALLY applied it to many areas of our life. We’ve adjusted how we teach classes, schooling and even grocery shopping. It’s been essential for the survival of our world. When faced with challenges ahead of you no matter the size, pivot to find the solution for success