self confidence

anti-bullying, bullying

How Martial Arts Can Help Reduce Bullying

Bullying is becoming an increasingly prevalent problem among children and teens. When children are bullied, it can affect both their physical and mental wellbeing. They may become more withdrawn, anxious and depressed. These children may have more headaches and may have a harder time adjusting to school. Some may be physically…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

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

Martial Arts and Self-discipline in Children

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….Read More

The Benefits of Martial Arts

Martial arts is said to be an engaging and fun way for children to let off some steam. There are plenty of classes to choose from. Whether it is aikido, karate, judo, tae kwon do, or many others, there is a class out there for any of your child’s needs….Read More