The ability to protect oneself physically from harm is a basic human right that should be accessible to everyone, including children. Self-defense is an often overlooked skill in today's society, but it is of the upmost importance. in an age when the bullying epidemic in school is a huge problem, it is important to insure [...]
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Kids Martial Arts - October Life Skill: BRAVERY “Bravery is the ability to look fear and hurt in the face and say move aside, you are in the way.” ~ Melissa Tumino At Lucky Jiu Jitsu & Fitness Club we build our kids up to be champions in life! One of the ways we do [...]
Summer Camp With A Purpose! Wrestling and Jiu-Jitsu Summer Camp Our Summer Camp is Open to Everyone - Ages 5 & Up *No Experience Necessary *Uniform is not Required Wresting & Jiu-Jitsu Techniques from Standing and on the Ground Kids will have a blast and gain confidence while learning real skills that teach them [...]
Kids Martial Arts - April Life Skill: SELF-CONTROL “If you lose self-control everything will fall.” ~ John Wooden At Lucky Jiu Jitsu & Fitness Club we build our kids up to be champions in life! One of the ways we do this, is through our life skills program. Each month we go over the Life [...]
How to Build Self Esteem in Your Child through Martial Arts Self-esteem is the way we feel and think about ourselves. Webster’s dictionary defines it as “a confidence and satisfaction in oneself... belief in oneself [and] self-respect”. Self-esteem affects everything we do in our lives. Healthy self-esteem promotes a positive “Yes I Can” attitude, as [...]
Consistency Your child needs to know that no matter what happens, you are always going to be a consistent parent. Maintaining consistency means that you are going to be patient, connected, adaptable, and edutaining with your child all the time so your child knows what to expect from you and you know what to expect [...]
Adaptability Adaptability is about how you respond to your child, especially when things do not go as planned. Your child will have a variety of great days, bad days, and everything in between. Here are a few ways you can apply adaptability to your parenting and keep your child motivated: Intrinsic Motivation: 1. Choices [...]
WHY GETTING ON THE MAT IS THE BEST WAY TO FIGHT DEPRESSION Is Muay Thai good for the body and the mind? You know the answer is a resounding “yes!” However, have you ever given any thought to the deeper link between mental and physical fitness? Muay Thai (and really, any other kind of physical fitness) can do more [...]
Nurturing Being a nurturing parent means adjusting your child’s behaviors, not trying to change them. In other words, change the behavior, not the child. 1. Let them Know that Mistakes are Okay I get excited when my son makes a mistake because it gives me the opportunity to teach him, which is what parenting is [...]
Prompting How can you set your child up for daily success? One of the most effective ways to do this is to focus on prompting instead of punishment. Here’s what you need about prompting your child toward good behavior and decisions: 1. Friendly Competition One of the ways to prompt your child toward good behavior [...]