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Student Spotlight – Caitlyn from Needham

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Congratulations to Caitlyn from Steve DeMasco’s Shaolin Studios of Needham. She’s a brand new Green Belt and the focus of our Student Spotlight! Caitlyn has been a student at the Needham studio since they opened nearly three years ago. “She works incredibly hard,” said Sensei Hill, the Needham Chief Instructor. “But what’s really incredible is how great a person she is. She lives the values of the Life Skills program. She’s helpful, kind, and a natural leader. I’ve really seen her grow since she started here with us.” Her mom, too, saw her grow as a person since beginning Kung …

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Student Spotlight – George from Natick

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Meet George from SDSS Martial Arts of Natick. He’s a brand new blue belt, a thriving 2nd grader, and he is the focus of our Student Spotlight. George has been with SDSS of Natick for about a year now, where he just earned his Blue Belt. “He’s been taking lessons with us since we first opened last October. He arrives focused and motivated for every class, and displays very mature behavior on a consistent basis,” says Sensei Lucas, George’s instructor. “George engages honestly and willingly when talking about the life skills, and takes them with him everywhere he goes. He …

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Student Spotlight – Justin from Wellesley

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Meet Justin, from our Wellesley Studio. Justin is a third grader, and a Green-Brown belt who is about to earn his Junior Brown, First Degree, and he is the focus of our SDSS Student Spotlight.   “Justin always comes to class and works as hard as he can,” says Sifu Nicco, Chief Instructor of the Wellesley Studio.  “Justin is a model of self-control.  He sets a great example for not only the lower belts in class but also the higher ones. Justin always has a smile on his face and is an absolute blast to teach. He is the perfect …