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The Ultimate New Years Resolution – 3 Benefits of Martial Arts

By |January 30th, 2020|Categories: Martial Arts|

The New Year is here, and with thousands of goals and resolutions in sight as well, 2020 is the year you should try something new! Martial art is an established system that can better the entirety of your being. Whether you need mental benefits like furthering your discipline muscle, physical benefits like getting in shape, or [...]

7 Health Benefits You Will Gain from Martial Arts Training

By |October 28th, 2019|Categories: Martial Arts|

7 Health Benefits You Will Gain from Martial Arts Training Whether we’re talking about traditional disciplines Karate, Taekwondo, Jujutsu or Judo or a more modern combat sport such as Mixed Martial Arts (MMA), boxing or Krav Maga, martial arts provide the perfect platform for becoming a healthier and fitter individual. Whichever martial art you prefer to practice [...]

3 Ways Martial Arts Helps Bully-Proof Your Child

By |October 21st, 2019|Categories: Martial Arts|

3 Ways Martial Arts Helps Bully-Proof Your Child   Back to school should be an exciting time — new teachers, new clothes, new school supplies and new friends. But for a child who is the victim of a bully, the excitement of a new school year is filled more with anxiety than anticipation. As a martial [...]

The Transforming Power of Martial Arts For Children

By |October 7th, 2019|Categories: Martial Arts|

The Transforming Power of Martial Arts For Children  After twenty years of teaching martial arts to students from age three to eighty, I have observed that the benefits to every age has been nothing less than astonishing! Some include control of aggressive behavior and the gain of self-respect, self-control, self-defence, self-esteem, focus, confidence, and courtesy. As [...]

How martial arts can improve academic performance

By |August 8th, 2019|Categories: Martial Arts|

How martial arts can improve academic performance   Exercise such as martial arts positively impacts children and adolescents' academic performance, according to the Journal of Pediatrics. The University of Madrid conducted a three-year study, which included 2,038 individuals aged 6 to 18. As physical fitness improves individuals' health, it also positively affects the brain. This study indicated exercise can [...]

The art of not fighting: Martial arts reduce child and teen aggression

By |July 12th, 2019|Categories: Martial Arts|

The Art of Not Fighting: Martial Arts reduce Child and Teen Aggression By guest blogger Bradley Busch It sounds like a paradox – the idea that participating in aggressive sport can make people less aggressive. Yet this belief forms a core basis of many martial arts dating back thousands of years, and many famous practitioners (real and [...]

5 Tips your child’s Martial Arts instructors use to put negative behaviour into perspective

By |June 26th, 2019|Categories: Martial Arts|

5 Tips your child’s Martial Arts instructors use to put negative behaviour into perspective As seasoned Pediatric Ninja Specialists, we have witnessed just about every sort of behaviour and outburst from working with thousands of kids over the last decade. We have seen it all from playful name calling to angry tantrums. Some things are hard [...]

5 Benefits of Training in Martial Arts Over the Summer

By |June 4th, 2019|Categories: Martial Arts|

5 Benefits of Training in Martial Arts Over the Summer     Today, we are faced with challenges in getting our kids to be active and away from TV, mobile devices and video games. Not only that, but sometimes its hard to find the energy to get to the gym to workout for ourselves. If we [...]

How Martial Arts Builds Character in Young Adults

By |May 11th, 2019|Categories: Martial Arts|

How Martial Arts Builds Character in Young Adults Those who practice martial arts understand that their training is much more than the technique behind a kick or a punch. Martial arts is not so dissimilar from other sports in that it requires dedication, discipline, hard work, and integrity to succeed. In addition to these virtues, training in [...]

How Martial Arts Can Benefit Mental Health

By |May 3rd, 2019|Categories: Martial Arts|

How Martial Arts Can Benefit Mental Health Mental health is just as important as physical health, but it often gets overlooked. Fortunately, martial arts are one activity that can benefit both your body and mind. Physical activity is generally great for people’s emotional states, but martial arts, in particular, encourage the kind of introspection and emotional [...]