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Mounika Reddy Nandyala reviewed Eagle Martial Arts
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Instructors are soo friendly. Each day training would be very different not repetitive. For the people who gets bored soo easily with repititive stuff will love it.
My kids are having fun!! We are soo lucky that the institution is around us!! Eagle team you rock!!

Ricky Caratozzolo reviewed Eagle Martial Arts
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My daughter has been going here for a few months and I can't even begin to tell you how happy we are with our decision. In such a short time she has become so much more confident in herself and focused that we can't believe it's the same kid. The instructors and everyone associated with EMA are the most positive encouraging people I have ever met. We are beyond happy to have our daughter in their care. We cannot possibly recommend EMA enough.

Ashutosh Kushwah reviewed Eagle Martial Arts
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I strongly recommend Eagle Martial Arts. My 3 years daughter had shy and non-assertive nature. I can see the difference in her behavior in just 3 months. She has gained confidence, skills such as discipline and eye contact.Staff is professional, friendly and they take due care of kids.

John Lombardi reviewed Eagle Martial Arts
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We just moved into town in August and were looking for activities for my 5 year old son. My wife inquired on local mom pages and a common response was Eagle Martial Arts in Boonton. A few days later we went to enroll and they had a great promotion to make sure our son liked it (which they knew he would and they were right) before committing. He loves attending EMA because the classes are fun and challenging and the instructors are amazing. The best part is that it goes beyond him learning martial arts, he is learning discipline, confidence and most importantly how to give back to the community. EMA has raised money for Breast Cancer Research and collected canned foods during the Thanksgiving season for those less fortunate. As a parent, I feel a part of the EMA family and community. Whenever my wife and I walk in the door we are always greeted with a smile and handshake from Master Jan or any of the instructors. I highly recommend EMA!

Mrinal Shah reviewed Eagle Martial Arts
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Since I joined EMA in early January 2018, I find that my focus and attention has tremendously improved. I am more appreciative of things around me ever small critters and bugs. I believe in “to live and let live” and not harm even the smallest of living beings.

I love being a part of the EMA family

Jeananne Cosgrove Devaney reviewed Eagle Martial Arts
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Our daughter has only been able to attend classes once a week, but we have seen noticeable improvement in her concentration and eye contact! We are confident that once we can get her to classes more often, she will benefit even more in those areas as well as in focus and attention span. Cassidy always leaves EMA with a positive outlook and we know that feeling is a direct result of all the positive reinforcement and energy she receives from the EMA instructors and staff!

Philip Shenton reviewed Eagle Martial Arts
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I, James Shenton, am excited every time I run through your doors. I can't wait to find out what I'm going to learn from the instructors. It could be a new punch like an uppercut, or I could be asked to do a tug of war with my new friends. At home, I love my family and my time in karate is teaching me that I have responsibilities to my mommy and daddy. I am glad my parents put me in Karate camp last summer!

Fiona Pereira reviewed Eagle Martial Arts
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I enrolled my boys in the after care program since mid march. They also participate in martial arts classes.Its been 2 months now, and I have seen a vast improvement in their physical and mental behavior in school and at home.This place molds and shape kids into becoming young adults to be more independent and confident in themselves.The instructors are amazing individuals that made a difference in everyone lives that walks through that door.This is why I want my kids to grow up with them.

Kimberlee Sainato reviewed Eagle Martial Arts
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The instructors here are amazing. Extra special shoutout to Instructor Matt who is so sweet and truly knows how to talk to my overly-sensitive little boy to discipline and encourage him without deterring him. This program has truly helped Connor to come out of his shell and grow his personality in a positive way, within only a few months. I can’t wait to see the improvement in him in the months to come.

Melissa Diener Cook reviewed Eagle Martial Arts
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I enrolled my three year old son mid-March for several reasons- to allow him an outlet for energy, to develop confidence, and to have an activity to himself without his brother and sister. Eagle Martial Arts has far exceeded my expectations. My son looks forward to class and is developing his skills. He is learning respect and self-control. The instructors are knowledgeable, encouraging, and have high expectations for the students. My son always loves the positive feedback he receives from the instructors. We are thrilled to be a part of this family, and look forward to our son as he grows even more.

Tapu Namrata Patel reviewed Eagle Martial Arts
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My kids (me also) love this place. We started in September and kids r doing great right now they come here with confidence And I would definitely recommend this place to anyone as my both kids only like this activity now on .They can do anything to get to the class.

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5 Presidents Who Studied Martial Arts

The term “Martial Arts” is a relatively broad expression that encompasses a
variety of different disciplines. Typically, when we hear the words martial arts,
the first ideas that come to mind are one or more of the techniques that have
developed in Asian countries. However, the martial arts are comprised of most
types of fighting techniques that focus on hand-to-hand combat.
Historically, there have been a number of Commander-in-Chiefs who have
studied at least one of the martial arts. Most often, wrestling has been the
discipline of choice, but there have been a few who’ve gone with disciplines
that originated in Asia.
George Washington’s Defense Against Bullies – Wrestling
Washington was not the type to take an attack lying down, not even at 15. To
deal with bullying at school, He became proficient in an old Irish folk wrestling
art. This art, called “collar and elbow,” involves learning a series of Kicks,
Throws, Trips, Pins, Chokes, and Locks.
Abraham Lincoln – Bully Fighter
Long before he was president, he was known locally for his size and strength.
Also skilled in collar and elbow wrestling, he was once asked by the locals in
Illinois to take on the town bully. Lincoln agreed. It was no contest. Problem
Even after he began his political career, he would intervene if he saw a bully at
work. Once, during his legislative bid, he saw one of his supporters being
roughed up during his speech. He stopped speaking, tossed the guy 10-12 feet,
then went back to his speech.
Ulysses S. Grant – Recreational Wrestler
Also a wrestler, Grant would sometimes let his form of martial arts have an
effect on his work. In fact, during the famous surrender of the Confederates at
Appomattox, it’s said he apologized to General Robert E. Lee for the disarray of
his camp. Apparently several of the “boys” had joined Grant for an evening of
wrestling the previous night.
Theodore Roosevelt Takes on Judo
Teddy Roosevelt took up demanding exercise to help treat the illnesses and
asthma he suffered as a child.
Known to be extremely adventurous, once during his travels he had the
opportunity to see a demonstration of one of the popular martial arts, Judo.
After seeing it performed, he knew he had to give it a try. He eventually
achieved the rank of 3rd Brown in Judo.
Barack Obama Practiced Taekwondo
Barack Obama trained in Taekwondo while still in Chicago, IL when he was
working as a professor and part-time state senator. His instructor was David
Posner, who remembers him as a very diligent and disciplined student.
President Obama eventually earned a green belt for this discipline of the
martial arts.
Then, in 2009, during his presidency, South Korean president Lee Myung-Bak
awarded him an honorary black belt during a visit to South Korea.