Bullying

bullying, misbehavior

Enter the Dojo, Exit the Bullying

Bullying is a serious problem being faced in schools today. More than one in four students report being the victims of bullying. Sadly, the pain of being bullied does not end when the aggressive act concludes. The psychological effects can be long-lasting. Parents want to help protect their children, but…Read More

bullying, anti-bullying

How Martial Arts Can Prevent Bullying

More and more, parents are hearing about the grave news of bullying in schools. For children who are victims of it, the experience can stick with them for the rest of their life. They may become depressed, anxious, and they may develop confidence issues that follow them into adulthood. Understandably,…Read More

discipline, bullying

Discipline and Martial Arts

Self-discipline isn’t something that comes naturally to most children. No matter how hard you might try as a parent, you’ll find that actually teaching a child this skill requires a great deal of outside intervention. Martial arts have long been considered an excellent tool for helping children learn the confidence…Read More

bullying, anti-bullying

How Bullying Can Be Addressed Via Martial Arts

Bullying is a common problem among kids. It’s a constant discussion on the news and is often the subject of public service announcements, but nothing is as effective as martial arts training for both bullies and the kids they dominate. It might sound far fetched, but the inner strength and…Read More

How Martial Arts Can Protect Your Child from Bullies

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…Read More

The Road to Confidence Leads to the Martial Arts

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…Read More

Bullying and Martial Arts

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…Read More

How Martial Arts Can Help Your Child Against Bullying

Approximately one in every three students in the U.S. cities being bullied at least once in the course of the school year. Unfortunately, only a small percentage of students who get bullied in school report it. Anyone who has experienced bullying can tell you that it can be devastating. Several…Read More

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