Karate partners to host safety and awareness program

Karate Educational partners, The Family Martial Arts Center and The Karate Kidz Zone of Chautauqua County will sponsor a free “safety and awareness” program for all county residents ages 2-18 Aug. 10-15. The seminars will be hosted at 355 Central Ave., Fredonia next to Family Video. All Participants should wear relaxed clothing, i.e. sweats and a T-shirt.

The program will offer students an opportunity to:

Grow Their Decision Making Skills:

¯ Learn how to be responsible and accept consequences for their actions

¯ Learn how to make good health and diet choices

¯ Learn how to make good substance choices. Saying no to drugs and alcohol

Grow Their Interpersonal Skills:

¯ Grow their skills on building and maintaining interpersonal relationships. Including family, friends and social situations.

¯ Learning how to be a leader and a positive role model for their peers.

Physical Fitness:

¯ Promote physical fitness and learning how to take care of their bodies in a positive manner.

¯ Learning self-defense, stranger danger and how to extract themselves from a sticky situation with the least amount of harm.

The program is offered at no cost. It is a one-week program. Participants can attend all three sessions. Register by calling 672-6683 or just stop on the night of the program. Log on to www.thefamilymartialartscenter.com for more information.

For ages 7 and up, the sessions will be Monday from 5:30-6:30 p.m., Wednesday from 6-6:50 p.m. and Saturday from 9:30-10:45 a.m. For ages 2-6, sessions will be Wednesday fro 4:30-5 p.m. and Saturday from 11-11:30 a.m.

Since being granted re-opening, The Family Martial Arts Center is complying with COVID-19 guidelines and requirements to maintain a high quality of safety and cleanliness for all students and families. Social distancing and masks are required.


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