Bullying in today’s School “part 1”

My Story “When I was younger, I was picked on for a few things mostly because I had a disability,” says Brian Seetge, a child development expert in Rome, NY. “I used to go to physical therapist in elementary school who would come and pull me out of class to work on balance and coordination…

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The Problem of Bullying in our Schools

There is over whelming amount of school violence happening is schools today, and the new school polices have tried to help stop bulling, and schools assumed greater responsibility for helping school staff ensure students’ safety. As pressure increases to place officers in schools, police agencies must decide how best to contribute to student safety. Will…

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WHAT DO I TELL MY CHILD WHO IS BEING TEASED BY BULLIES?

Parents have a special responsibility in making sure that their children possess skills that can enable them to resolve conflicts peacefully. Children can go a long way in managing conflicts if they are taught personal relationships and problem solving mechanisms. Often, children are prone to come to their parents for help when a bully in…

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TRAINING YOUR MIND FOR SUCCESS

When the best Martial Arts students are training their hardest, they need flexibility, strength and endurance. Not only in the use of their bodies, but also in the use of their minds. They need mind fitness. What does the mind have to do with it? Webster’s dictionary defines the mind as “the part of a…

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TRAINING TIPS

STRENGTH IN UNITY As a Martial Arts student, you learn some very important lessons. One of these lessons is that there is greater strength in developing unity with those around you than there is in trusting everything to yourself. The good Martial Artist knows that it is better to work with a fellow student than…

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THE SCIENCE OF THE STRETCH

From our earliest experiences in gym class, we’ve all been told to warm up and stretch before we exercise or train. True, warming up and stretching are important parts of any exercise session; the key is knowing when to perform them, and in what order. Stretching before workouts has been standard advice from fitness experts…

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Target training

Target training is an essential part of your martial arts training; it helps you with speed, accuracy and correcting technique. In order to get the full benefit of target training use your regular gloves and protective kicks are optional; stick to all techniques that you use in your class and use them in sets of…

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Saving the Bad Apples!

Have you ever had a client that has pushed all the right buttons? One who has done everything in his or her power to get you to explode and say, “You, get out of here – or I’ll__________!!!” Don’t hide how you feel; learn how to turn the feelings into a productive situation and turn…

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Vehicle Safety Tips

Crime statistics show that one vehicle is stolen every 20 seconds in the North America. Stolen cars, vans, trucks, and motorcycles cost victims time and money – and increase everyone’s insurance premiums. They’re also often used to commit other crimes. Basic Prevention Never leave your keys in the car or ignition. Always lock your car,…

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If You Where Attacked (part three)

Riding The Bus or Streetcar During off hours, ride as near the operator as possible. If you are going to be out late, make sure you have cab fare. If someone on the bus bothers you, change seats and tell the operator. Have your fare or pass ready in hand when boarding the bus. At…

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