Confidence

Confidence and Martial Arts

For centuries, various forms of martial arts helped to shape the bodies and minds of warriors. Culturally, martial arts carry numerous tenants making it significant for the developing of health, a strong mind, self-esteem, and self-defense. It is a popular misconception that the practice of these sports is just for…Read More

Bullying and 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

Discipline and Martial Arts

There is often a misconception in the minds of those that have not trained in the martial arts that we are dealing with a brutal and ruthless ritual that encourages violence and aggression. Meanwhile, parents rush to sign their children up for football as soon as age permits. Let’s look…Read More

How to Raise a Confident Child with Martial Arts

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…Read More

Confidence and Martial Arts

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. …Read More

Bullying and Martial Arts

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…Read More

Confidence and Martial Arts

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…Read More

Discipline and Martial Arts

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…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

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