April 2017

March 2017

Instilling Perseverance in Children

In todays world this is extremely lacking, perseverance is becoming a lost trait.  I firmly believe that martial arts training will help curtail this epidemic but there are other ways to instill this very Total Ryu Martial Arts Matt Chats important trait in our children.   Being an example is one [...]

February 2017

Why I Never Let My Kids Quit……Anything, Martial Arts Helps learn this….

This is a great article and applies to adults as much as kids.  When we quit something just because and don’t have a good reason we miss out on growth and opportunities and will more than likely regret the decision later on.  With kids, it teaches them that when [...]

Why Self-Esteem Matters

Why Self-Esteem Matters According to KidsHealth.org when children feel good about themselves, it sets them up for success — in everything from school to friendships. Positive feelings like self-acceptance or self-confidence help kids try new challenges, cope with mistakes, and try again. Taking pride in their abilities and accomplishments helps kids [...]

September 2016

October 2015

What Bullying Is NOT

October is National Bully Prevention Month. We sure hear allot about this subject these days.  I thought I would let you know about a great government website about this subject (see the links listed below).   There is tons of great information, from what it is to what it isn’t [...]