Posts tagged child development
What To Expect From 5 and 6 Year Olds

Five and six year old’s enjoy the spotlight but tend to lack proper sportsmanship. Because of this, they may accuse others of cheating during games or get upset when they don’t win.

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World Champion - Jackson Rudolph at Spicar's

As a martial arts dad I was so excited 🤩my two young boys (7 and 6) had a chance to work with the world 🥇champion. They had so much fun! But there were 😭 many tears as well because they both wanted to be like him, but couldn't do the tricks and spins right away.

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Why Keeping or Enrolling Your Child in Karate RIGHT NOW Positively Impacts Their School Year.

Summer has come to an end, and whether we like it or not, it's back to school time. It can be challenging for everyone to adjusts to new schedules, bedtimes, and transitions in the school system.

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Back To School Tips For Parents

Summertime is coming to an end, and with that comes all of the back to school anxiety and jitters that are common amongst children. Your child may experience common physical effects of anxiety associated with back to school time including symptoms from stomachaches to sleeping problems.

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The Secret of Endorphins

Endorphins are natural chemicals produced in the body to reduce pain and boost happiness. They are the key to effort and focus in children and teens.

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The Secret of Serotonin

Have you ever had a “gut feeling” about something? Have you ever considered that children have these as well? Serotonin is the key to reinforcing positive behaviors in children and teens.

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The Secret of Oxytocin

Oxytocin has been dubbed the “love chemical.” It is the hormone that is released when we feel love and trust in relationships. Oxytocin is the key to positive social relationships in children and teens.

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The Secret of Dopamine

Have you ever wondered why children and teens seem to be so addicted to their smartphones and other devices? Dopamine is the secret to increased motivation and focus in children and teens.

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How Martial Arts Training Benefits Teenagers

Ten to fourteen-year-olds, for the most part, are the smartest students in the martial arts school. Yes, they are smarter than most adults!

They are also physically competent and can excel in most physical challenges that are presented to them. The problem we discovered is they are so focused on what is socially acceptable that they have a hard time keeping themselves emotionally driven to the task at hand.

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