The late psychologist, Prescott Lecky proved in hundreds of experiments with school children that ability depends upon our own concept of the type of person we are. It was Lecky’s theory that at the center of this system of ideas – the very “building block” idea, so to speak – was the person’s concept of […]
Let’s face a cold, hard fact. You are ultimately responsible for designing, developing and instilling your child’s value system. It IS true that, “Train a child in the way he should go and when he is old, he will not depart from it.” When a child turns out to be worthless, the parents are blamed […]
Tips To Raising Black Belt Leaders Dear Parents, We have a “method” that most people say is crazy. You will notice that your child’s Karate teachers understand that in order to build self-esteem, they cannot be too concerned about performance … in the beginning! I know our methods seem “crazy,” because they sometimes elicit these […]
One of the quickest, easiest ways to get from where we are to where we want to be, be it a destination on a map or a destination in life, is to make a plan. Hopefully, at this point, you are preparing to travel down the road to a better life – to a more […]
Dear Parents, “Martial Arts helps develop our students’ confidence.” That’s a pretty big claim, isn’t it? Many parents have asked us what exactly we do to develop confidence in their children. A lot of people think that students develop confidence because they are learning self-defense skills. But that’s only a small part of it. If […]
The first time I rode a bike I fell hard on the asphalt street and didn’t want to do it again. Each one of us has a story they remember from their childhood that now makes us laugh now but at the time seemed like the end of the world. We got really scared and […]
Nowadays kids are involved with all types of sports from soccer, baseball and football to tennis, golf and many more. Getting children involved in physical activates is the best thing you can do. Now Stop and Think! What if there was a way not only to give your children the physical fitness they need but […]
At U.S. Elite Martial Arts we learn how we should always set our goals high in order to achieve more. There are differences between goals and wishes! Goals are written down, there is a plan to achieve them, and they have a due date. Write down your goals on a piece of paper and […]
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