A Humble, Determined Martial Arts Attitude Spurs Growth (Part 2 of 2) By JFK Martial Arts, in Mandeville, Covington, and Baton Rouge. As students continue to study, learn, and grow Martial Arts, they train their minds to see the world in new and different ways, sometimes out-growing old attitudes and adapting new ones. Bruce Lee Read More

A Humble, Determined Martial Arts Attitude Spurs Growth (Part 1 of 2) By JFK Martial Arts, in Mandeville, Covington, and Baton Rouge. People gravitate to the Martial Arts for a number of different reasons. Some are obvious, like physical fitness and learning how to defend yourself. Others, however, are less tangible but just as valid. Read More

  Our programs at JFK Martial Arts in Mandeville, Covington and Baton Rouge give students the confidence they need to protect themselves from bullying.  The enhanced self esteemed gained while training in our karate for kids program shows in their everyday life.  Bullies are less likely to target children that are aware of their surrounds Read More

JFK Martial Arts students with their black belt candles.

  Students at JFK Martial Arts in Mandeville, Covington and Baton Rouge came together to participate in their annual Black Belt Candle Lighting Ceremony.  The event took place in Mandeville on December 17.  More than 20 black belts ranging in age from 8-adult attended.  Having attained a new rank this year, the students lit their Read More

New work reveals that traditional martial arts practice helps communication. Training in traditional martial arts requires physical and mental focus. As contrasted with martial arts that that focus exclusively on competition and fighting, traditional here  means those practices emphasizing overall skill and character development with movement patterning. Such training is essentially a holistic synergy of mind-body coordination. Read More