The discipline known as martial arts has spread at an incredible speed in the West since its introduction in the 20th century from its historic roots in East Asia. Martial arts can be classified as either armed combat (including fencing and archery) or unarmed combat (such as Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, Hapkido, Tae-Kwon-Do, and Judo). Awareness, strength and skill make a student exceptional in the discipline.
Adults who study martial arts at any level experience a wealth of benefits that transform both their physical health and mental clarity. There are immense advantages to exploring martial arts training even as an adult:
1. Boost Your Self-Confidence
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.
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?
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.