Take a few extra seconds when responding to poor behavior. These seconds demonstrates compassion, empathy, and self-control on your part. Sometimes all you need to do is think about responding in the most patient manner to help re-direct your child. A few seconds can make a big difference. Ask, Listen, Explain Patience helps you to […]
Month: March 2020
At-Home Training Program the Sequel
We understand that COVID-19 is still causing many significant events, schools, and other social gatherings to cancel their events. In the wake of this extraordinary situation, many families are ordered by the Governor to self-isolate. Therefore, we will continue our two-week at-home training program for another two weeks. If you didn’t see our previous post […]
Do you ever feel like you can read your child’s mind? You know what they are going to do or say next because they have had the same reaction before? This profiling is attunement. Improving your attunement skills will allow you to create a more patient and understanding relationship with your child. Modify Your Child’s […]
One of the most important things that you can do as a parent is establishing a connection with your child. Children need connection more than anything else. Here are a few ways that you can begin to build a great connection with your child: Daily Interactions: Make one-on-one connections with your child. Instead of asking […]
8 Ninja Teaching Tips For Parents
With schools and other activities closing due to the coronavirus outbreak, many parents are finding themselves filling the roles of teacher, coach, guidance counselor, and hall monitor as the kids try to continue their studies in the home learning environment. The first few days were likely an exciting new adventure. Still, as we continue to […]
8 Ways To Support Local Business While Practicing Social Distancing
The world is a crazy place right now. Especially here in California, where coronavirus has us all staying home and being responsible for our social distancing responsibilities. Many people are left wondering what to do as they find themselves thrust into the world of homeschooling, telecommuting, and even unemployment. With the recent mandates by government […]
At-Home Training Program for Our Young Students
We understand that COVID-19 is causing many significant events, schools, and other social gatherings to cancel their events. In the wake of this extraordinary situation, many families are choosing (or ordered by the Governor) to self-isolate. Therefore, we are taking pro-active measures to help students stay on course. Our school has partnered up with one […]
How Does Rotating Curriculum Work?
As an instructor with a large class, I came across problems teaching so many people of different ranks. The prototypical solution is to divide the class into ranks and have each rank group work on different lessons. This division requires lots of room and very little time correcting the students. Also, I’m teaching four to […]
What Rank is My Child When She Promotes or Ages Out of Her Program?
Our Children’s Curriculum runs differently than our Adult Curriculum. First, we divide the curriculum into age group programs: 3-4 years old, 5-6 years old, 8-10 years old, and 11-14 years old. This helps all the students learn because they are with their peers, not younger or older kids. During the enrollment session, each child goes […]
What are Kata Segments?
A kata is a traditional floor routine of kicks, punches, and body movements in a pre-defined order. The moves represent martial techniques. In my article, Forms in Practice, I discuss why kata or forms are essential and how to improve your performance. I also talk about the effectiveness of kata practice for the student. At […]