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...

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 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 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...

September 1, 2018

Learn how to improve your focus and how martial arts can help

June 5, 2018

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

April 25, 2018

Do you often run out of gas during your workout or class? It happens to the best of us and it really sucks. The good news is some small things you can do to help.

1) Stay Hydrated!

Hydration is essential for many of the bodily processes including energy product...

April 18, 2018

Every year on December 31st, millions prepare resolutions for the coming year to achieve certain fitness goals. In the New Year, hordes of people line up outside gyms across the country, determined to achieve their fitness goals. However, the monotony of going to a reg...

March 20, 2018

Picture this...for a long time you have been bringing your child to martial arts class, events, tournaments, spending TONS of time and money on everything from tuition, uniforms, belt exams and equipment. You spend hours upon hours pushing your child to go to class...

T...

August 2, 2017

1. Eat more slowly.

A study by researchers at the University of Rhode Island investigated the relationship between how quickly one eats and the amount of food they consume, found that fast eaters consumed a whopping 55% more food per minute compared to the slow eaters.

S...