One Secret To Kid’s Martial Arts Training That ALL Parents Should Know

Kid’s Martial Arts is an amazing tool for developing discipline, focus and physical strength. It’s what most parents want their kids to develop, and have the confidence to be speak their mind and able to defend themselves if the situation ever arises. This is only scratching the surface to what martial arts can offer for… Read more »

Family Jiu-Jitsu

Family Jiu-Jitsu. Being a in a family of four it is not always easy to find activities that are fun for the entire family. My oldest child is 8 and my youngest is 6. They are both active, but going for a bike ride, jog or hike with a 6 year old is not really… Read more »

Resilience and Kids Martial Arts

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Resilience. The best thing we can teach our kids. I was talking with someone I know about upcoming trends in technology. The conversation was about what we could expect for our kids. (Mine are 3 and 9 months… Life is good). Well, you may have heard about Chatbots in Facebook and Self Driving Cars. These… Read more »

Creating a Growth Mindset to Help Kids Succeed

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Do you know how to give your kids a Growth Mindset? Growth Mindset this is so simple why doesn’t everyone do it? The natural impulse when parents first learn they are expecting a child is to learn everything they can get their hands on.  They find out what’s normal during pregnancy and what to watch… Read more »

What If My Child Wants To Quit Martial Arts?!?

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Here’s the deal: You’ve learned all about the importance of martial arts training for kids. The rare and unique benefits of succeeding in this discipline can’t be found elsewhere in the same combination. What else can you do that gives your kids the skills of focus, physical strength, respect, coordination, self control, confidence and leadership?… Read more »

10 reasons to consider Martial arts for kids

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While martial arts seemingly promotes violent habits and injuries to the untrained eye, you might be amazed to discover that martial arts’ training is actually extremely useful to kids. These are 10 of the reasons why martial arts for kids is actually awesome… 10 Best Benefits From Martial Arts for Kids 1. Fostering Self-control– Among… Read more »

Bullying & Power

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Why do the bully? It’s about power. Our children will be bullied. Yours, mine, all of them will face it. We cannot shield them forever. So how do we prepare them? At the heart of the issue bullying is about power over another. There are three breeds of bully. Types of Bully: The physical domination… Read more »

Build Your Kid’s Self Confidence

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Build Self Confidence– Put Your Kid in Martial-Arts Self confidence is crucial to a child’s future success. Martial arts develop confidence and raises self-esteem. Does your child act shy or timid in social circumstances? Does your child act out? Does your kid let other kids bully him/her? I was among those kids. The best thing… Read more »

Youth Development: Building Leaders

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Each individual is born with unique abilities and qualities. In order to refine these skills it takes consistent effort and focus. Often our children will want to do an activity and after they try it once or twice they will get demotivated and think that is was not for them or not as fun as… Read more »

The epidemic of screen time.

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I was speaking with a frustrated parent today. He was telling my about his child, who he adores, and how she is always in front of her phone screen. He shared a story about taking her phone from her while they were out to dinner and it buzzing constantly in his pocket the entire time…. Read more »