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25 April

Your goal is simple but important. You’re trying to raise your child to be confident and self-disciplined, to have a sense of self. There are so many unique advantages that martial arts can offer that other sports and disciplines simply can’t. Most sports are based on competition, and in the worst cases, youth sports can […]

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17 April

Many parents wonder if it is a good idea to have their children learn martial arts. They have questions about whether it is just for some children, or if their child can benefit as well. One really important reason for children to learn martial arts is to boost their confidence.  The following are the ways […]

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12 April

Sadly, bullying has been around for a long time. It does not just involve conflicts between boys. Girls may also be bullies. Often, such incidents occur outside of the eyes of watchful adults, like teachers and parents.  Types of Harassment – It is common today for harassment to begin and be fueled away from the […]

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05 April

Martial arts has been touted as an excellent strategy to enhance physical strength, improve overall health and enhance the well-being of practitioners especially the children and teens. As an after-school, extra-curricular or recreational activity, it remains one of the perennial favorites for families because of the valuable lessons in discipline and self-esteem that are at […]

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29 March

Introduction  As a parent, you want your child to grow into a responsible adult. To do that, they have to learn a few things about life when they are still young. One of the most crucial things that a child should learn from a young age is self-confidence. Self-esteem is very important as the child […]

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22 March

Bullying has been around for as long as we can remember, and so has martial arts. But is there a connection between the two? We think there is. Bullies often target weaker kids, which can lead to things like sleep loss, a lack of self-confidence, and unfortunately even suicide. But that’s where martial arts can […]

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15 March

Raising kids the right way can sometimes be easier said than done. One of the hardest traits to instill in kids is the gift of self-discipline. It happens to also be one of the most valuable personality traits to possess. Martial arts can be a fun and very effective way to teach kids self-discipline according […]

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08 March

When I think about having confidence when I am feeling particularly without it, I am reminded of the scene in The Sound of Music when Maria is heading for the Von Trapp Estate for the first time. Swinging that clearly empty guitar case, she is singing Richard Rogers’ lyric, “I’ll make them see I have […]

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26 February

The issue of bullying has become so pervasive of late, the Child Mind Institute, a nonprofit devoted to emotional issues faced by today’s child and his parents, has posted on its website a “symptom checker” for worried parents (https://childmind.org/symptomchecker/). This tool is aimed at moms and dads who have no psychological training, but who are […]

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22 February

When most parents think about enrolling their child in martial-arts classes, they think about the fun their child will have, and perhaps the benefits of their child learning self-defense. So it may surprise you to know that at most martial arts studios, self-defense and fighting are not the main focus. Instead, they are seen as […]

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14 February

Why Should I Consider This? Despite what you may have seen in the movies, martial arts are not merely a method of fighting. Although that is certainly a part of it, these arts have many other benefits as well. In ancient times, many societies found that it was good to teach their young people the […]

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08 February

Bullying is something that is affecting children all over the world in schools every day. It is important as parents to be able to address this issue and find ways to put an end to this bully type activities. Martial arts can be a great way for bullies and victims to find common ground and […]

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