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Fulfillment with the Family at Martial Arts Academy

By: Macy Goodnight | Category: Education | Issue: October 2019

Martial arts combines physical strength and agility with mental focus and discipline for people of all ages, sizes and experience levels. This creates a unique and rewarding opportunity for family bonding. Chris Velez, owner of Martial Arts Academy - Family Training Center in Owasso is on a mission to help parents raise confident leaders and adults to reach their true potential through their family-oriented programs in a supportive, uplifting environment. Learn more about their philosophy and how martial arts could benefit your family in the October 2019 edition of VALUES News Magazine and at ValueNews.com.

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Building Confidence, Instilling Discipline

By: Tom Fink | Category: Health & Fitness | Issue: May 2019

Martial Arts Academy of Owasso offers classes open to all ages teaching self-defense, discipline and respect. Summer break is the perfect opportunity to try out these classes with the whole family for a unique bonding and learning experience. Build confidence, learn focus and discipline and develop new skills as you train both your mind and body. Learn more about Martial Arts Academy's program in the May 2019 edition of VALUES News Magazine and at ValueNews.com.

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Respect. Courtesy. Self-Discipline.

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Health & Fitness | Issue: December 2018

The mission of Martial Arts Academy is to help raise confident leaders and for adults to reach their true potential through martial arts training.

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Why is Martial Arts Good for Kids?

By: Lorrie Ward | Category: Health & Fitness | Issue: August 2018

At Martial Arts Academy in Owasso, owner and instructor Chris Velez believes that when a student signs up for Martial Arts instruction, the “end in mind” should involve far more than just a mastery of the martial arts or an ability to defend oneself. He believes a person should take away self-confidence and discipline—two attributes which are integral to traveling successfully down any avenue in life.

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Building Confidence With Chris

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Health & Fitness | Issue: August 2017

Chris Velez, Owner of Martial Arts Academy in Tulsa and Owasso, says, “Rebuilding confidence is crucial and it starts the moment a child shows up in class. Everyone here knows what it is like to have to overcome those feelings which leads to a very safe, unintimidating, encouraging environment that allows a student to just try.”

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Kick Up Your Confidence

By: Chris Beach | Category: Health & Fitness | Issue: May 2017

When it comes to finding an optometrist, not all practices are created equal. Recognized throughout the state of Oklahoma as a leader in vision health care, Primary Eye Care Associates has been serving Owasso and the surrounding community for 50 years, spanning generations of families.

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Summer is a Great Time to Begin Martial Arts Training

By: Mary Bransford | Category: Health & Fitness | Issue: May 2016

Black Belt is the international symbol of an advanced martial artist and an exciting goal in your personal martial arts training program. Satisfaction for your perseverance is the reward that makes it worth the challenging journey.

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Focus on Success and It Will Come

By: Deanna Rebro | Category: Health & Fitness | Issue: September 2015

Within the world of clicking for an answer and multi-tasking, getting plugged in has a totally different meaning at Martial Arts Academy; it means “focus.” Very simply, use your brain and concentrate on the task at hand in the moment.

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Instilling Self-Discipline Through Martial Arts

By: Carol Beck-Round | Category: Education | Issue: May 2015

For Martial Arts Academy owner and Senior Chief Instructor Chris Velez, instilling self-discipline in his students is part of the journey to success.

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Martial Arts Builds Confidence

By: Deanna Rebro | Category: Other | Issue: December 2014

It’s tough. It’s highly regimented, with no tolerance for nonsense. It requires absolute focus and perseverance. So why do so many kids do martial arts?

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Kick Your Fears

By: Lorrie Ward | Category: Health & Fitness | Issue: September 2014

Martial arts has been in existence since ancient times, but in the world of modern day sports training, this training is relatively young.

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Building Confidence in Kids

By: Christopher Davis | Category: Other | Issue: May 2014

Since opening Martial Arts Academy in 2003, owner and Senior Chief Instructor Chris Velez has earned a reputation for facilitating a program that is fun and effective for all ages.

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Martial Arts Academy Celebrates 10 Years

By: Christopher Davis | Category: Health & Fitness | Issue: January 2014

Martial Arts Academy first opened in Owasso in 2003.

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Consistency and Success

By: Lorrie Ward | Category: Other | Issue: November 2012

Chris Velez of Martial Arts Academy is a big believer in ­consistency: “Consistency is what will get you the black belt,” he says.

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Martial Arts Not Just for Kicks

By: Lorrie Ward | Category: Health & Fitness | Issue: May 2012

It has often been said that ­success breeds success. But this statement is missing something: what bred that success in the first place?

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Martial Arts Not Just for Kicks

By: Lorrie Ward Jackson | Category: Other | Issue: November 2011

Often when people think of signing their children or themselves up for martial arts classes, they think of the most extreme cases where self-defense might be needed, suc…

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