Gratitude Challenge. Project: Strong


The Project: Strong focus for December is Gratitude.

How will developing an attitude of gratitude help you to become stronger?


“As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is to not to utter words, but to live by them.”

– John F. Kennedy


The Project: Strong Gratitude Challenge




1. the quality of being thankful; readiness to show appreciation for and to return kindness.

How the challenge works:

1. Complete the three “Mind. Body. World.” challenges over the month of December. These are listed below.

2. “It is not happy people who are thankful, it is thankful people who are happy.” Keep a gratitude journal during the month of December. The journal can be written, or video format. In the journal, document everyday things around you for which you are grateful. Do this at least twice a week. Notice how placing your attention on the good around you influences your attitude.

3. Reflection. At the end of December, document (written or video) what you learned, and experienced through the Gratitude Challenge. Also reflect on how you will carry an Attitude of Gratitude into 2018!

4. Turn in the Reflection portion of the challenge (#3 above) by Monday, January 8, 2018. By completing the challenge you will become one of the first to earn a Project: Strong patch and officially  be part of the Team. As a part of the Team you will have special opportunities throughout the year to participate in workshops, social events, special classes, and more!

Mind. Body. World. Challenges

Mind: Write a letter of gratitude to one person for whom you are grateful, and let them know why!

Body: Perform high quality push ups throughout December.

Kids complete 150 or more.

Adults complete 300 or more.

You may choose how you wish to break up the push ups over the course of the month.

World: Perform at least three random acts of kindness.


Introducing – Project: Strong


As parents, we all want our children to grow up strong. We want them to have strong minds and strong bodies. We want the world to be a better place for them as they grow into adults and make their way in the world.

As adults, we know that everything in life is better when our health, fitness, physical and mental strength are all running at their highest level.

As humans, we know that community, a tribe, a group of peers with positive goals, is a very powerful system to reaching our full potential.

As martial artists, we know that the tenets and the physical skills of martial arts are powerful. Get ready! We are about to take that to the next level!

With these goals in mind, we are excited to launch Project: Strong



Project: Strong is an initiative to build a tribe dedicated to developing mental and physical strength to full potential, while working together to make the world a better place.

Project: Strong believes in the power of strength and the power of community. Together we are stronger!

Through Project: Strong, students of all ages will have the opportunity to experience a variety of activities, curriculum, challenges, events, community service, and more… all with the goal of developing both mental and physical strength, while working together to help the world around us. Mind. Body. World.

As self-mastery is a primary objective of the martial arts, the Project: Strong curriculum will beautifully compliment, and seamlessly integrate, into martial arts curriculum of Family Karate PQ.

The first Project: Strong mindset focus you will see is “Gratitude.” This will be our focus for December. More to come soon…

Also, be sure to follow Project: Strong on Facebook!

Link to Project: Strong Facebook page.



Welcome to the tribe.

Welcome to the Project.

Welcome to Project: Strong!