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How To Talk To Your Kids About Big Feelings & Calming Down

Posted: July 06, 2021

As a parent, teacher or martial arts instructor, you might have had moments where children experience overwhelming feelings such as anger, anxiety or agitation leading to fitful moments, tantrums and melt-downs. Who hasn’t? Statistics tell us that 20% of young children have tantrums daily—this is normal. And as children get older, some still have trouble dealing with over-the-top feelings. And let’s be honest- at times these feelings don’t only challenge children—but they challenge us, as adults, as well.

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Why Competition Is Healthy For Kids

Posted: June 01, 2021

Why Competition is Healthy For Kids

What does the word ‘competition’ bring to mind? Is all competition a good thing? How do you distinguish between helpful competition and that which may harm your child?

Sport usually takes the form of competition, whether it’s a game of basketball, the school cross country championships or a wrestling tournament, competition is the activity of striving to win something by defeating or gaining supremacy over others.

How To Talk To Kids About Sibling Rivalry

Posted: April 30, 2021

Best friends? Worst enemies, buddies, adversaries, confidants, competitors? There’s no relationship like it–  siblings! One minute they’re getting along and the next minute they are fighting tooth and nail like lions and tigers! Some parents might even wonder under the most extreme duress, will there ever be a day when they just get along?

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Our 7 Top Tips To Teaching Kids Manners

Posted: March 02, 2021

After teaching our kids what it means to have nice manners and demonstrating it for them every day, the next best thing is to reinforce these lessons with games and books.

Children having fun playing the board game on manners called, Blunders.

Why Women Should Train In Martial Arts

Posted: January 09, 2021

Why Women Should Train Martial Arts—

Ladies, wanna know how to get your fitness on without having to look at a treadmill? It’s an easy fix – make the decision to start martial arts and train consistently. Mix that with healthy habits, and you’ll be well on your way to becoming unstoppable.

It might seem a little scary, walking into a male-dominated sport, but once you get comfortable, you’ll find a host of other benefits.

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