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 10 to 14-year old’s

The tween and teen years often feel to parents and teachers like they are back at the “terrible twos” stage. The challenges of working with children at this age can be frustrating. They are very sm...

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...

June 13, 2019

Just because you have decided to get in shape or lose weight doesn’t always mean you get the results you want. Fitness actually takes a lot more than exercising and eating healthy foods. We all have  bad habits that led to being out of shape in the first place....

June 11, 2019

How Much Do Martial Arts Classes Cost?

One of the most common questions people ask when calling a martial arts school is:

“HOW MUCH DO MARTIAL ARTS CLASSES COST?”

Any time one is considering a new venture, cost is certainly an important consideration.  But, it is importan...

June 10, 2019

Running out of things to do with your family? Maybe you’ve been thinking about something else there is to do, besides a movie and a meal. Why not try a fun, healthy activity, at a martial arts school and learn some self-defense with your loved ones!...

June 5, 2019

Without question, getting your kids started in martial arts is one of the best things you could ever do for them as a parent. It offers such a wide range of benefits, from focus and discipline to problem solving and confidence, all learned while their minds and persona...

May 29, 2019


5 Tips your child’s instructor uses to put negative behavior into perspective

As seasoned Pediatric Ninja Specialists, we have witnessed just about every sort of behavior and outburst from working with hundreds of kids over the years. We have seen it all from playful...