It’s been a month since I had to stop teaching jiu jitsu classes at my Toronto Academy due to covid-19. It was an easy decision to help protect everyone’s health but such a hard thing on my mind as I have been running my martial...
How to help keep your kids motivated and get the most out of their Jiu Jitsu Lessons
Praise - is to express favourable judgement.
You are putting yourself in a position of determining whether they are good or bad at something.
For example if you call your...
Here is a quick read for anyone who feels like they are struggling.
This article is written by a Marcelo Garcia Black Belt Emily Kwok
Memes are funny but there is truth behind everyone of them. How many are you guilty of?
Patents asking the instructor when their child is going to get promoted. As a child I always got embarrassed if my Parents got involved. Even in tournaments after 5...
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People quit things. It’s inevitable. They quit diets, gyms, marriages, jobs, and martial arts. When a student quits taking my martial art classes, I take it personally. It’s like I’ve been fired. I fall...
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Signs and symptoms of bullying
🔹 unexplained bruises scratches and cuts
🔹 trouble sleeping
🔹 frequent headaches, stomach aches, faking illness
🔹 skipping meals or binge eating
🔹 lost or destroyed clothing, books and jewellery
Behavioural and Psychological
🔹 Lost interest in school and extracurricular...
Back to School Tips for Parents
Summertime is coming to an end, and with that comes all of the back to school anxiety and jitters that are common amongst children. Your child may experience common physical effects of anxiety associated with back to school time including...
Self-control is a key component in our children’s ability to effectively function in day-to-day life.
Self-control is expressed by ;
✅Their ability to trust adults
✅Understand concept the of rules
✅Control angry impulses
✅Practicing patience despite their frustrations
✅Empathize with the feelings of others
✅Exhibit an understanding of fairness by waiting...
Most adults find it hard to practice discipline so how can we inculcate that in our children. Children that start practising self discipline in early childhood it is highly possible that they will continue that in a latter period of their life.
These are some basic...