Category: Martial Arts

10 January

When I was a little boy, my uncle took me to the dojo he trained at. I would watch him spar with others and would be amazed at how good he was. Every time I would see him kick or block or punch his opponent, I would start clapping. But, whenever I would do that, […]

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27 December

It has been estimated that over 48 percent of children in grades 4th through 12th have been bullied in the previous month. Bullying is a serious issue and can result in children experience many bad consequences like changes in sleep and eating patterns as well as anxiety, anger, sadness, depression, and a loss of interest […]

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19 December

Learning martial arts is one of the best ways to combat bullying. This is because the discipline that it instills in practitioners helps both prevent potential bullies from engaging in this act and helps others respond to any attempts to bully them in a much healthier and more productive manner than may have been the […]

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11 December

Your child will be forced to deal with a lot of different issues as they grow up. They will have to figure out who they are as people and deal with harshness and cruelty that can exist in their peers and the world. While you will help them through this journey as much as possible, […]

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05 December

You never want to hear that someone is bullying your child. Unfortunately, many children get bullied and are afraid when they go to school each day. Many bullies are good at disguising the activity so that both parents and teachers are unaware of something is happening. If you’ve discovered that your son or daughter is […]

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27 November

There are many programs that parents and caregivers can enroll their children in, but few have as many positive effects as martial arts. Karate and Taekwondo are the most common classes that students take part in. There are many benefits to training in these areas that carry out of the dojo and into the child’s […]

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21 November

Confidence is such an important thing to possess. It affects our interpersonal relationships. It affects our ability to perform the best work academically and vocationally. It affects our peace of mind by lowering our levels of anxiety and fear. It affects our desire to relentlessly pursue our goals. It affects how we react to obstacles […]

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13 November

Is your child being bullied? Are your complaints falling on deaf ears to teachers, administrators, and other parents? Consider enrolling them in a martial art. Despite what you might have seen in movies, you won’t be throwing them into a violent free-for-all. Martial arts are ancient and respected traditions that emphasize things like discipline, perseverance, […]

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06 November

The benefits of discipline in our day-to-day lives are numerous, and those who practice the martial arts get to learn how to be greater disciplined and enjoy more of this benefit. This is because students learn how to do things like engaging in greater self-control, follow required rules and establish goals that are attainable and […]

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23 October

Martial artists are very confident individuals. If you were to observe a friend or family member that trains in the discipline or even an MMA athlete on television, you will notice this quality is prevalent in them. How is it that self-defense and combat sports training builds confident and self-reliant people? How Children Grow to […]

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17 October

Despite years of effort and millions of dollars spent on safety campaigns, bullies are still a problem for children. There are some people who seem to target others, and merely exposing them to the right literature or threatening minor consequences isn’t enough to stop them from undertaking those actions. It’s no surprise, then, that so […]

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09 October

The human brain has evolved over many millennia to keep us out of trouble. The scatterbrain nature of our thoughts is a way of keeping us on our tip-toes for preserving our well-being in any situation that may arise. However, it is very difficult to grow as a person and achieve any goals in life […]

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