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Anti-bully Strategies To Share With Your Kids

Posted: August 01, 2018

Summer is winding down and Back to School season is in full swing. Parents are anxiously getting their children prepared to return to school, while kids experience their own anxieties about making new friends, facing new peer pressures and unfortunately often having to deal with bullying, which these days often follows them home via social media.   

In this article we'll discuss some anti bullying coping strategies to share with your child to help them avoid becoming a victim this upcoming school year.  

Prepare the Child for the Road

Posted: July 17, 2018

Prepare the Child for the Road

One of my favorite quotes as an educator and a parent is, “Prepare the child for the road, not the road for the child.” Many parents today believe it is their mission to remove the obstacles for their children. Not wanting to see their kids struggle, they find ways around life’s challenges either by taking care of the child’s responsibility for them or by finding excuses.

As a parent, we desire to protect our children and sometimes we need to. But if we are not careful, we can foster a sense of entitlement, when what they really need to do is develop character and manage their attitudes.

10 Tips Parents Can Use to Build Confidence & Leadership in Kids

Posted: July 05, 2018

Every parent wants happy, healthy and confident kids.

Here at Fraser Heights Black Belt Academy, our instructors feel that teaching kids martial arts can help build self-confidence in children of all ages. The techniques we practice at our school help children become accurate in their movements, skilled in their learning and confident in their martial arts skills.

As a parent, here are some suggestions on how you can can instill self-confidence in your children at home:

5 Reasons You Should Enroll Your Child in Martial Arts

Posted: July 05, 2018

Let’s clear the air right away. If you grew up in the 80’s or 90’s, you likely wanted to be like the Karate Kid or one of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. It’s ok, embrace it.

Now that you’ve got little ninjas of your own, you’re probably weighing the costs and benefits of enrolling them in a martial arts academy. Since the days of mullets and Mr. Miyagi, the options for choosing a local martial arts school have exploded.

Martial Arts Are Something Every Parent Should Consider