April 23, 2020

Conflict Resolution

Let’s face it, conflict is hard and is bound to happen no matter what ground rules are put into place. Whether it’s on the playground or right in our own homes, children will clash. And while it can create challenging situations, it is a normal event...

February 21, 2020


There are many reasons to sign up your child(ren) for a martial arts program. If you are a parent looking to find a program for your child that you can support, here are five reasons why parents find martial arts is a good fit for not just their children, but their en...

February 9, 2020

Family time is important for a variety of reasons. However, family time does not have to involve remaining idle. There are plenty of activities families can do together that will be enjoyable and bring all members closer together. Here is a look at 3 activities that co...

January 21, 2020

The development of a child can be one of the most fascinating things to watch unfold. From infants mirroring movements to toddlers and children mastering high level developmental skills, the growth they experience in a short time is astounding. And while all skills are...

January 17, 2020

GETTING YOUR KIDS TO HAVE MORE SELF CONTROL with the BIG 8…

For parents, there is not one infallible way to teach children self-control. The good news is there are plenty of methods that can be utilized. In the process, kids may also relinquish a lot of the pressure the...

August 19, 2019

Guest Post by Century Martial Arts

In a society that increasingly is marked by contentiousness, bullying and insincerity, infusing young people with a strong moral compass has never been more important—or more of a challenge for parents. The overwhelming influence of so...

May 7, 2017

This month the powerful word of the month is sportsmanship.

Sportsmanship is considered “The Golden Rule” of competition. It’s usually associated with one’s attitude while competing in sports. However, good sportsmanship is important in all types of competition. And, wh...

April 4, 2017

Generosity is when we give of things that are particularly meaningful and valuable to us. It marks when we give beyond what is required of us, without anticipating anything in return-- especially when the act of giving is unexpected.