Tag: martial arts

Taking a New Direction as a Parent – Is Foster Care Right For Me?

After the birth of our son, my husband and I couldn’t wait to continue growing our family. We..

Tie Dye With Kids

Long hot summers can be hard to fill, with children on your hands and most activities costi..

Keeping kids calm during stormy weather

Hello, Ed here again. Yesterday's devastating tornado in Oklahoma is a somber reminder of th..

True words at the middle school

Good reminder to kids as they pass through the doors of the middle school — and to the rest ..

The Basics of Self Defense

So, you’ve decided that your child is ready to learn something about self defense. Where shou..

Getting Bullies to Stay Away

As a parent, there is nothing more agonizing than knowing your child is suffering from the emot..

Avoiding Peer Pressure

Do you worry that your child might be saying “yes” when he or she should be saying “no?" ..

Fear of Failure

Is your child hesitant to try new things? Children can view new experiences as exciting challe..

Why Self Discipline?

Why is self discipline so critical to your child's development? Because, without the ability to..

Create the Mood for Motivation

When’s the best time to get a child to comply with your instructions? When they’re feeling..

Small Acts, Big Goals Build Confidence

It is our experience in our martial arts schools that when we start to build a child's confiden..

Developing The Martial Arts Code of Conduct

What is the martial arts code of conduct? The code of conduct represents a system of social ski..