The Think, Then Do Karate Kid: A Dojo Kun Character Book on Controlling Impulsiveness

The Think, Then Do Karate Kid: A Dojo Kun Character Book on Controlling Impulsiveness

by Jenifer Tull-Gauger
The Think, Then Do Karate Kid: A Dojo Kun Character Book on Controlling Impulsiveness

The Think, Then Do Karate Kid: A Dojo Kun Character Book on Controlling Impulsiveness

by Jenifer Tull-Gauger

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Overview

Have you ever had to use creativity and spontaneity in order to help yourself? Have you ever had impulsiveness make you do wild and risky things? You're never too young to learn about impulsiveness and how it can both help you and also cause problems. Children can relate to the contents of this story, which include bullying, dealing with bullies, getting into mischief and navigating impulsiveness.

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

In The Think, Then Do Karate Kid, karate girl, Michi, has to figure out how to deal with a bully. But then after impulsiveness helps her to successfully stop the bullying, she feels invincible. Michi starts to do wilder and more destructive things, much to the chagrin of her karate teachers. Can Michi figure out how to navigate impulsiveness? Will she learn how to control impulsiveness before it makes her do something she'll regret?

This fully-illustrated character-building book includes:

-A glossary of important words to help start the conversation on impulsiveness and self-control.

-Seven examples of dealing with bullying shown by the main character child in the story.

-A strange but not-too-scary monster embodying impulsiveness.

-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!

This book can help the children in your life improve the character traits of self-control and restraint.


Product Details

ISBN-13: 9798986605043
Publisher: Youth Literary League
Publication date: 07/18/2023
Series: Dojo Kun Character Books , #5
Pages: 34
Product dimensions: 11.00(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.25(d)
Age Range: 5 - 10 Years

About the Author

Jenifer Tull-Gauger is a 7th degree black belt holding the title of Kyoshi. She is the highest ranking female instructor in the United Ryukyu Kempo Alliance, an international alliance of traditional Okinawan karate dojos. Early in her decades-long tenure of training, she started assisting in the children's programs. Jenifer is the co-head instructor for the youth and adult programs at East Valley Martial Arts - Kenshin Kan, the private 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, blogs and 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 the most important teachings of karate accessible to all readers, whether they train in martial arts or not.
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