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. They will also experience emotional stress from the fear…

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The importance of taking time to sharpen your skills…

There was a newly joined woodcutter and the king was really impressed by his dedication towards his work. Out of encouragement, he started giving his best work and cut 18 trees in the first month and the king was glad. The next month he put in the same effort but could cut only 15 trees.…

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The Key to Effort and Focus in Children and Teens

Endorphins are natural chemicals produced in the body to reduce pain and boost happiness. They are most often associated with exercise since the release of these “feel-good” chemicals cause a state of euphoria and is usually known as a “runner’s high.” However, most any exercise will cause this state of happiness and it is also…

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The Key To Positive Social Relationships in Children and Teens

Oxytocin has been dubbed the “love chemical.” It is the hormone that is released when we feel love and trust in relationships. For most people, they know oxytocin as a significant part of the parent-child bonding process. However, it is also very important in overall human relationships and is considered our “social glue.” The release…

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The Key to Increased Motivation and Focus in Children and Teens

Have you ever heard of the word: DOPAMINE ? Well In the brain, dopamine functions as a neurotransmitter—a chemical released by neurons (nerve cells) to send signals to other nerve cells. The brain includes several distinct dopamine pathways, one of which plays a major role in the motivational component of reward-motivated behavior. Have you ever wondered why children and…

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At Home Practicing Tips!

It is common knowledge that the more time and effort you can put into developing a skill the faster and farther you can become great! But after a long day at school or at the Dojo it may be hard to find the motivation to practice.  Below are 3 easy steps to teach a proper…

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Summertime Parenting Tips

By now summer is in full swing and we hope that everyone is enjoying all the rain LOL just kidding! If you are looking for something fun to keep your ninja occupied this summer feel free to find us at the front desk or give us a call and ask about all the cool things…

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Fostering a Positive Growth Mindset

We all love to see our kids excel in everything they do. There is no doubt that when kids finally nail their form, or fly across the mat and break a board; everyone involved shares a sense of accomplishment. BUT it is only a matter of time before our ninjas come across something that challenges…

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Training Tips For Your Ninja

Training Dates with your Ninja Our Instructors talking about practice time at home fairly often. This is because practicing can have a huge impact on a ninja’s ability to perform in class which will lead to more confidence. With more confidence comes the ability to achieve faster and farther! Another great benefit to practicing at…

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At Home Training Tips

Greetings Rome Parents! Today I would like to talk about how to use things from around the house to benefit your ninja’s “At Home” training! Every ninja has gotten carried away sweeping the floor while pretending the broom was a Bo! I even heard of some of my ninja friends up north shoveling snow and…

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