November 8, 2019

With so many things that get in our way or occupy our minds, it comes as no surprise that we’re never truly present in the moment – especially when we get lost in our thoughts, worried about the uncertain future or caught up with things that have happened before. The t...

November 8, 2019

Martial Arts - The Art of Peace


For years, martial arts has gotten a bad reputation because people feel that it encourages violence, especially in children. And yes, it sounds like a paradox that something that teaches “fighting” can actually make people less aggressiv...

November 8, 2019

Realistic Behavioral Expectations

What to Expect from 5- and 6-year old’s

Children between the ages of five and six years old are no longer “little kids.” They are in a very important transition in their lives. They have developed skills that make them appear to have...

October 1, 2019

October is National Bullying Prevention Month!!⁠

We here at PSMA take preventing bullying VERY seriously!!!⁠

So serious that we have spent over a decade studying, researching and learning about how to prevent bullying, speaking at school about how they can prevent...

September 19, 2019

This is a link to an article about a study of how martial arts can help those who suffer from this awful condition!

https://www.wsj.com/articles/karate-shows-promise-for-people-with-parkinsons-11568389334?mod=e2tw 

July 28, 2017

What is Cyber Bullying?
Cyber bullying is bullying through any form of technology. Cyber bullying, like bullying, involves an imbalance of power, aggression, and a negative action that is often repeated.
 

Cyber bullying has some rather unique characteristics that are d...

July 21, 2017

Graphic provided by the Bully Movie. Check it out at TheBullyProject.com

Every day, kids witness bullying. They want to help, but don’t know how. Fortunately, there are a few simple, safe ways that children can help stop bullying when they see it happening. Be sure to t...

July 14, 2017

Graphic provided by Gracie Barra.

Everyone plays a role in the education and prevention of bullying. While schools and educators work hard to address the issue, one of the best lines of defense is to educate children at home. Parents can have a much greater impact on th...

July 7, 2017

Bullying is appearing in the news at an alarming rate even though it has existed for a very long time. Almost anyone can relate a story from their childhood of a bullying incident, whether it happened to them or someone they knew. So why has it become an epidemic-like...