The Can-Do Karate Kid: A Dojo Kun Character Book On Defeating Laziness and Procrastination

The Can-Do Karate Kid: A Dojo Kun Character Book On Defeating Laziness and Procrastination

by Jenifer Tull-Gauger
The Can-Do Karate Kid: A Dojo Kun Character Book On Defeating Laziness and Procrastination

The Can-Do Karate Kid: A Dojo Kun Character Book On Defeating Laziness and Procrastination

by Jenifer Tull-Gauger

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Overview

Have you ever known someone who had trouble with laziness and procrastination? Most people encounter them on a daily basis. These encounters can range from mild to debilitating. That's why it's important to help children learn to recognize laziness and procrastination in themselves. This book helps kids do just that, whether they do karate or not. It also provides techniques that anyone can use to defeat these negative character traits.

Discover the first book in a new character-building children's series.

In The Can-Do Karate Kid, Makoto brings Laziness and Procrastination with him everywhere. That's just fine with him, until they cause him to miss out on his karate belt test. Then, he realizes that his bad habits are ruining every area of his life. Will Makoto succeed at defeating Laziness and Procrastination, so that he can receive a new invitation to test for a higher belt?

This fully-illustrated character-building book includes:

-A glossary of important words to help start the conversation on developing a can-do attitude.

-Examples of how laziness and procrastination can cause problems, and ways that kids can defeat them.

-Weird but not-too-scary monsters embodying negative character traits.

-Concepts clearly presented in kid-friendly text and illustrations.

-Created by a certified children's karate instructor with over 23 years of experience.

Character is POWER!

Help the children in your life promote positive, proactive character traits: buy this book today.



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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781733918800
Publisher: Ryukyu Karate
Publication date: 05/01/2019
Series: A Dojo Kun Character Book , #1
Pages: 26
Product dimensions: 11.00(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.25(d)
Age Range: 5 - 11 Years

About the Author

Jenifer Tull-Gauger is a 6th degree black belt holding the title of Renshi. She is the highest ranking female instructor in the United Ryukyu Kempo Alliance, an international alliance of traditional Okinawan karate dojos. She has trained in karate for over 20 years and early in her training, she started assisting in the children's programs. Now, Jenifer is the head instructor of the Little Dragons early childhood karate program and the co-head instructor for the youth and adult programs at East Valley Martial Arts, the dojo she owns and runs with her husband. In her writing career, Jenifer's pictures and writings have appeared in several publications including Highlights Magazine for Children. She is a long-time active member of the international Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators. Jenifer enjoys putting her karate and writing passions together in dojo newsletters and blogs, and now children's picture books. Jenifer loves her continuous training in karate because it's interesting and fun, and it helps her in all areas of life. Her favorite thing about being a karate mentor is watching students grow, improve and progress on their own paths. With the Dojo Kun Character Books, Jenifer makes the magic power of karate accessible to all readers.

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