Martial Arts Training is Not a Complete Self-Defense System
Posted: November 30, 2017
Self-defense is always a relevant topic to discuss. In schools and dojos across the country, men and women are learning how to stand up for themselves and keep themselves safe for attackers. It can also build the students’ confidence. Unfortunately, this confidence coupled with overstated claims used by many gyms for advertising can lure many into a false sense of security. While the martial arts are useful, they don't provide a complete self-defense system.
How Learning to Fight Actually Keeps Teens Out of Trouble
Posted: November 22, 2017
Every year, almost 400,000 minors in the United States go through the juvenile court system. This is most often due to minor crimes such as shoplifting or truancy; however, it can also include more serious crimes such as assault or felony robbery. If you or a loved one has a child with behavior issues, it can be a very difficult situation to know how to approach. You have to be able to talk and listen to a troubled teen and it takes patience, empathy, and lots of tough love. Preventing teen delinquency and legal trouble starts with a solid foundation, and ways to help teens process their feelings and emotions in a healthy way. Keeping teens out of trouble is all a matter of giving them a purpose. One of the best hobbies to try is martial arts. The following guide provides some simple tips and tricks on how to keep teens out of trouble through self-defense, karate, and similar martial arts.