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Dealing with Bullies: Back-To-School Tips for Parents

School is back in session, and for many children, the transition to school can be made tougher by bullies in the classroom and on the playground. As children settle into their friend groups some instances of bullying increase. While bullying can happen to any child, most commonly it is the kids who appear to be…
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Why Your Daughter Should Learn BJJ

No matter how old your daughter is, as a parent you worry about her safety every day. Whether you are concerned about her being approached as she walks home from the bus stop or attacked as she walks across campus, the reality is that your little girl should be equipped to defend herself. Many parents give…
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The Biggest Reasons Adults and Children Should Take Up Martial Arts

Did you know that there are many benefits to martial arts that reach beyond self-defense? Martial arts training builds your body and your mind. Children who have learned the value of seeing something through to completion and who have learned leadership skills through martial arts are more likely to become confident, focused and mindful adults. Adult…
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Hollywood Actors That Kick Butt

One of the most surprising things about martial arts can be the list of a-listers who practice them. In Hollywood, many male stars are revered for their ability to convincingly play tough guys. When you think of action stars who kick butt, Steven Seagal, Jackie Chan and Jean Claude Van Damme probably come to mind, but…
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Improving These Three Areas Guarantees MMA Success

To be successful in MMA, there's lots of things that you'll need to do well. We're going to discuss some of these in today's post. Below we are going to focus on three fighting areas. Doing each of these well will guarantee your success if you train hard. If you're searching for the UFC gym…
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More On Verbal Self Defense

Self defense isn't always about physical fighting skills. Being able to talk your way out of a violent confrontation can be just as important when faced with a situation like this. In our last post, we started talking about verbal judo and how it works. Below you'll find how you can use words instead of…
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Verbal Self-Defense

Using verbal commands for self-defense is not a new idea. Its been used by psychologists, police, and other professions all around the country for years. The term most used to describe this course of action is called verbal judo. We're going to discuss this more below. If you're searching for the best martial arts, BJJ,…
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How Martial Arts Helps Autistic Children Mentally

Over the course of the last few posts, we've been discussing how martial arts can help children with ASD. ASD stands for autism spectrum disorder. This mental illness affects 1 in 45 children between the ages of 2 and 9 years old. We left off talking about the physical benefits autistic children get from martial…
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