An athlete is defined by Merriam-Webster as “a person who is trained or skilled in exercises, sports, or games requiring physical strength, agility, or stamina.” Athletes in specific sports train to be at the top of their game, but how much better of an athlete would they be if they had a well-rounded cross training program? For years, martial arts has been viewed more as an “art” than a “sport.” And while, there is much … Continue reading
Martial Arts Cross Training The Secret to Developing More Well-Rounded Athletes
Communication is crucial when it comes to all of the challenges your child will face each day at school. It is important for your child to feel comfortable speaking with you about bullies, fears, and anxieties. You can turn any challenge around if you set it up right. Here are some important tips for helping your child feel comfortable about communication: Never ignore your child’s anxieties or stresses. This is a crucial mistake that many … Continue reading Keeping Communication Lines Open.
Hey SKILLZ Family, It's time for a refresher course on the Age-Specific Benefits of SKILLZ! There are millions of children participating in Martial Arts. That statistic is rapidly growing at 15% per year according to leading child experts. The reason why is because parent’s across the globe are recognizing all of the amazing benefits that the Martial Arts has to offer their children. The best part is we’re only at the tip of the iceberg. … Continue reading Age Specific Training
.Cildren between the ages of 3 and 4 are at a very unique growth period in their lives. They are growing at a rapid rate in all areas of development and are discovering new things daily, while also learning how to cope with new challenges. Additionally, they are in pursuit of autonomy, which can lead to behavioral issues that the adults in their lives often become frustrated with. The problem comes in because most adults … Continue reading
Realistic Behavioral Expectations What to Expect from 3- and 4-year old’s
Not all diets are for weight loss. Even children that have great athletic physiques are susceptible to the after-effects of poor eating habits, including fatigue, anxiety, poor concentration, and mood swings. You can help your child feel better each school day simply by adjusting their diet and getting rid of foods and snacks that are counter-productive. Here are some healthy eating tips: Purge the bad foods in your house. Open your refrigerator and get rid … Continue reading Tip #2: Put your child on a brain-strengthening diet