One of the common core values that all martial arts schools expect their students to show others is respect. Bullying is the exact opposite of respectful behavior. It’s the deliberate and repeated intention to hurt another person. While we hope that your child never has an encounter with a bully, we know that it’s a [...]
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Along your Taekwondo journey, you’ll experience a variety of benefits by training your body and your mind. These benefits include physical fitness, character building, and of course, self-defense. As you learn Taekwondo skills for self-defense, a safer, stronger, more confident you will emerge. As you train, you prepare yourself to deal with potentially threatening situations. [...]
Stress is a normal reaction to a change in your environment. Sometimes stress can be good. However, if stress is mishandled or allowed to build up, it can be detrimental to your health. There are many healthy ways to deal with the level of stress in your life, including a martial arts practice. Here are [...]
As excited as you are about your first martial arts class, you might also be feeling intimidated. It’s pretty common for new students to feel this way, so don’t worry! To help put your nerves at ease, here are a few things to keep in mind about your first martial arts class: 1. You’ll Get [...]
Martial arts training has the power to make a broad positive impact on your life. As a martial arts student, you will learn self-defense skills. You’ll also develop character-building values like discipline, respect, and self-confidence. A regular martial arts practice also improves your physical fitness and leads to better balance, greater flexibility, and increased strength. [...]
As a martial arts student, you or your child may be curious about tournament competitions. Competing in a tournament is always optional, so why might your child benefit from choosing to compete against fellow martial artists? Here are 3 benefits of competing in martial arts tournaments: 1. A Safe Environment to Apply Skills The environment [...]
At The Way Family Dojo, we value leadership and character development through martial arts training. Our experienced instructors lead by example, as they continue to learn and grow themselves. One way to create a path of growth for martial arts, life, and leadership skills is through goal-setting. Here are four tips for setting effective martial [...]
At The Way Family Dojo, our students learn both physical and non-physical elements of self-defense. We want to empower our students to feel confident, safe, and be able to protect themselves. So we offer a variety of class options that teach protective skills, including our women’s only self-defense program, Kadima. Kadima focuses on awareness, assertiveness, [...]
Martial arts training can teach you the skills to defend yourself. However, training martial arts encompasses so much more than self-defense skills. And like other sports, martial arts requires more than technical skills to be successful as an athlete. Students must maintain a healthy level of physical fitness for their training. Learning the importance of [...]