I love karate, but I’m a girl and everyone (parents, friends, BFs) thinks I should just drop out.
Tell your parents and friends you don’t see the point wasting time and money on dance lessons when you’d rather be learning leg kicks and power punches. Explain to them that karate is a great form of mental and physical exercise, which is practiced by thousands of girls around the world. Most importantly, taking karate lessons is a healthy activity that you want to do! Talk to them respectfully and intelligently and they should be open-minded. If they still think it’s not girlish to take karate, unleash some of your martial arts maneuvers, and give their ideas a kick back to the 1800s, where they belong.
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