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...

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...

May 14, 2019

The “Summer Brain Drain,” also known as the “Summer Slide,” is a parent’s worst nightmare. It’s when your child’s months of hard work–hours upon hours of math homework, late nights working on science projects, and car rides spent quizzing history flashcards–all begin t...

May 4, 2019

ENDORPHINS
The Key to Effort and Focus in Children and Teens

Endorphins are natural chemicals produced in the body to reduce pain and boost happiness. They are most often associated with exercise since the release of these “feel-good” chemicals cause a state of euphor...

June 5, 2018

Learn 5 things that children will benefit from by learning martial arts