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5 Ways to Help Your Child Balance School and Sports

Posted: May 29, 2019

Today's youth are faced with multiple challenges when trying to precariously balance the pressure of being a good student with participating in athletics or other physically rigorous activities, like martial arts. Here are five ways that parents can best assist their child in achieving this critical balance:

Provide Academic Guidance

Recognizing that athletics are important, it is equally imperative to stress the importance of school. Keep an eye on your child's GPA. If you notice your child's GPA is dropping, perhaps it's time to talk with your child and make a plan about what they can do to improve their commitment to academics. Calculating your student athletes’ GPA will help them to stay on top of their grades and continue on the road to success. Communicate regularly with your child to ensure that they are making the grade.


3 Common Martial Arts Injuries and How to Treat Them

Posted: May 29, 2019

Martial arts training is a productive pastime that provides a number of positive benefits to trainees. Sometimes, despite the practitioners’ best efforts at safety, an injury will occur during martial arts training. The following are three of the most common injuries associated with martial arts training along with suggested tips to treat these injuries.

Scrapes and Bruises

Bumps, scrapes, and bruises will eventually occur when practicing martial arts of any kind. These minor injuries are usually no big worry and can sometimes be prevented with a few simple measures.


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