Monday, January 30, 2012

Karate Kid – January Progress

I mentioned earlier this month that we had signed Seth up for karate classes for the spring.  While the logistics of it have not turned out exactly as we were expecting (the class he was supposed to go in ended being a little too physically challenging at this point), he is thoroughly enjoying it.

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karate kid 004  Instructor Turner (Mr. Daniel) explaining to Seth that he was going to stomp the board right in half.  I was beyond skeptical….

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But what do you know?  He DID IT!  And earned his white belt in the process!

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I have to say, on a side note, that he did SO WELL at his class last Friday, and I really think it was because we’d had such a structured day.  We spent the morning visiting a prospective preschool, and we attended the entire morning session (9-11:30); then we had lunch with a friend and her daughter; playtime at home during Erin’s nap; and then on to karate.  Dan (Seth’s instructor) was finally able to see the best version of Seth….it made me that much more sure that we need to find the right school for him, and also keep him socially active.

Anyway, I digress.

We are going to move forward attending just Friday classes for ages 3 and 4, and anticipate moving Seth up to the bi-weekly 4-6 yr old class maybe in March depending on how quickly he masters a couple more physical feats.

In closing, here is the video of Seth’s white belt presentation: