Will your child make the Best Choice?

Here’s how you can know…

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Halloween Safety Tips

Parents: It is that time again, and it is important to sit down with your lil witch or goblin to go over a few simple rules to make this HALLOWEEN trick or treat holiday season a safe one.. 1. Go with a parent 2. Do not go into anyone’s house 3. Stay out of the…

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Will your child make the best choice? Here’s how you can know for sure…

Will your child make the best choice? Here's how you can know… Will your child make the best choice?Here's how you can know for sure… Posted by Side Kicks Family Karate on Wednesday, September 19, 2018

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2017 Best of the Best

7-26-20017 was a very special night. Me and my amazing wife were selected as one of the top three martial arts schools in our area from a local news paper the Utica OD. We were in shock and honored to be in this position. We talked long and hard about going to the even but…

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Giving Your Best Effort

Compassion means caring about the needs of others. Just feeling sorry for someone else is only part of compassion. Having compassion means that you are also willing to help others by taking action. True Martial Artists are compassionate and will put others’ needs before their own interests. Are you a compassionate person? Let’s review the…

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Quitting can become a Habit!

Anyone who has accomplished things in life understands that 90 percent of the rewards in life come on the back end, not the front end. A great sense of personal satisfaction comes from completing a job and doing it well. There is a great sense of camaraderie and joy among team members when they work…

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Martial artist hopes to help kids unlock potential, face bullying

Sensei Brian Seetge, of Side Kicks Family Karate, was bullied as a child, and he wants to make sure his students, and his own children, have the knowledge and power to face bullying head on. After hosting several anti-bullying sessions for children at his karate school, Seetge said he decided to try and reach a…

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Bullied As A Kid, Brian Seetge Teaches Kids To Be Bully Proof

In elementary school, it starts off innocent. Boys teasing girls, girls teasing boys. At the kindergarten level, kids picking on one another is oftentimes harmless and playful. But when does teasing turn into bullying? “When I was 8 years old, I had a disability,” says Brian Seetge, a child development expert in Rome, NY. “I…

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Rome Resident Shares His Story in a New Book ‘BULLYPROOF’

Brian Seetge from Rome shares his story and gives tips on helping children deal with bullies in the third edition of ‘BULLYPROOF: Unleash the Hero Inside Your Kid.’ Naomi Lynn/TSM Owner of Side Kicks Karate, Brian Seetge stopped by the Lite 98.7 Studio to talk about his part in the latest ‘BULLYPROOF’ book. Brian dealt…

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Bullying in today’s School “part 2”

What are some things that actually don’t work and how can they affect kids? What does not work is ignoring the problem it is not going away! We see so many adults look the other way and push the problem to someone else. I feel that bullying is not a school problem or a state…

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