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Growth Mindset vs Fixed Mindset

Posted: February 14, 2020

In our martial arts practice, one of the main areas of focus for our members of all ages is self-development and mindset.

Definition of “Mindset”

The dictionary defines the term mindset as “the established set of attitudes held by someone”.

5 Goal Setting Mistakes You are Probably Making

Posted: January 29, 2020

If you want to hit your goals, ask yourself if you are making any of these 5 sure-to-fail mistakes?

Setting goals gives us a clear direction forward to achieving them. But there are a few common mistakes that can quickly derail your progress! For example, studies show that 80% of New Year’s resolutions have failed and been forgotten by February 15, so be sure to keep these in mind and you’ll be far more likely to reach your goals! 

If you think you are making any of the following mistakes, there is still plenty of time to get back on track and hit your goals! 

5 Health & Fitness Benefits of Martial Arts for Men

Posted: December 12, 2019

If you are looking for a way to improve your health or get in better shape, you may not need to hit the gym. Instead, you should head to our martial arts school. Men’s martial arts could be the fitness solution that you have been searching for. Discover the benefits of martial arts for men’s health.

1. Improve Your Cardiovascular Health

Perhaps the greatest benefit of martial arts is improved heart health. Doctors generally recommend between 20 and 30 minutes of cardiovascular exercise 3 to 5 days per week.

School Safety and Bullying

Posted: November 19, 2019

School safety should be a right for all students alike. It’s up to you as a parent to teach your child about bullying. Empower your children with the facts and ways to stop bullies in their tracks.

Bullying is a serious problem that can a have long-term negative impact on the victim, the bully and the bystanders.  As a parent you have the power to make a difference by encouraging your children to treat others with kindness and making sure they are well-informed and know what to do if bullying occurs.

Whether at school, online, or on the bus, bullying is defined as unwanted aggressive behavior.  There are different types of bullying including: physical, verbal, social or cyber.  A child who is being a bully uses this power, whether it be physical strength or popularity to control or harm their target. 

Physical Activity and Children

Posted: November 14, 2019

Physical activity is not only essential for healthy growth and development, it is also important to learning and getting good grades in school.  Active kids are proven to get better grades, better sleep and have better attendance in school.    In the age of apps, tablets and streaming it can be difficult to keep these items out of your child’s hands and face without having a little scuffle about it. The sedentary lifestyle is increasing and so are child (and adult) health risks including obesity, diabetes and more.  We want our kids to be happy, but we also want them to be healthy and a sedentary lifestyle doesn’t just impact their physical health, but their mental health as well.   Studies have proven the link between physical and mental health and their ability to perform in school.  These studies are showing the link between physical activity and increased blood flow and how it helps the brain to perform.  Beyond that, exercise is an important social component for mental health.

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