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The art of not fighting: Martial arts reduce child and teen aggression

The art of not fighting: Martial arts reduce child and teen aggression

By guest blogger Bradley Busch It sounds like a paradox – the idea that participating in aggressive sport can make people less aggressive. Yet this belief forms a core basis of many martial arts dating back thousands of years, and many famous practitioners (real and fictional) have preached the importance of self control.

‘Every day is a step forward’: Winona jiu jitsu instructor wants students to succeed on mat, in life

‘Every day is a step forward’: Winona jiu jitsu instructor wants students to succeed on mat, in life

Learning the art of jiu jitsu takes years of patience, hard work, humility and adaptability. Adam Board has been training in the martial art of Brazilian jiu jitsu for the past six years and has been instructing others in Winona for the past year and a half.

 

Boy With Prosthetic Leg Shows What Real Perseverance Looks Like

Boy With Prosthetic Leg Shows What Real Perseverance Looks Like

At glance, some would count Toby King out as an athlete. He’s only nine years old, and he has a prosthetic leg. But even so, he’s earned himself something to be quite proud of: a black belt in Taekwondo. And it’s no surprise. Toby isn’t only optimistic, but he’s driven to succeed.

 

Suwanee Taekwondo master forges bonds with special-needs students

Suwanee Taekwondo master forges bonds with special-needs students

As an eighth-degree Taekwondo black belt and long standing instructor of the martial arts, Master Young Joon Yoo has helped instill confidence and self-discipline in thousands of students through Taekwondo. Yet in all his years of teaching and training, there was a special student who Yoo said taught him a few lessons.

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