Web Special!

Quest Martial Arts

Martial Arts & Conflict Resolution for Kids

Posted: October 28, 2022

Teaching kids about how to move through life, both as children and as adults, is an important goal for any adult who works with children. That includes parents, teachers, and coaches.

One of the trickiest things to teach is conflict resolution. Kids of every age, from toddlers to teenagers, may struggle to develop conflict resolution skills, which go hand in hand with communication skills.

While some people mistakenly think that martial arts training teaches conflict, in fact, the opposite is true. Conflict resolution techniques are an essential part of martial arts classes. Here’s what you need to know.


The Top 6 Benefits of Having Your Child Train In Martial Arts

Posted: March 04, 2022

Allowing your children to practice Martial Arts is one of the greatest investments you will ever make.

It will teach them countless valuable skills that will stick with them for life. Today I’d like to tell you about the top 6 skills that Martial Arts teaches your children in every class, such as Self Discipline, Confidence, Self Defense, Body Awareness, Strength and to be Great Movers. So, without further ado, these are the Top 6 Benefits of having your children train in Martial Arts.

SELF DISCIPLINE


Why Goal Setting is So Important

Posted: January 29, 2022

 

Growing up and going through the motions of school and learning, it’s difficult for some kids to realize the endgame.

Or, said differently, it’s difficult for some kids to realize that the endgame is more than next week’s exam, or their final year’s grades.


How to Connect With Your Children

Posted: October 15, 2021

One of the most important things that you can do as a parent is establish a connection with your child.  In fact, children need connection more than anything else. 

Here are a few ways that you can begin to build a great connection with your child:

Daily Interactions:


5 Tips to Keep Your Child Safe

Posted: September 06, 2021

“Don’t talk to strangers” used to be the cure all to protect your child, but there are two sides to this.  If you child wants to make friends or is lost…they need to talk to a stranger.

Instead of creating an encompassing rule of “Don’t talk to strangers”.  Teach your children to learn who is safe.  Children need to be taught to be on guard for manipulative or deceptive adults, who they can trust and how to be safe. 

Instead of concentrating on specific examples like “Don’t take candy from a stranger” or “Don’t get into a stranger’s car”, focus on principles that a child can use in lots of situations.  Such as teach your child that they shouldn’t accept any type of gift from someone they don’t know, and they shouldn’t accept any ride from them either.


 1 Older Post