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Age-Specific Curriculum - What It Really Means

08.10.2019

By SKILLZ International

The term "age-specific" is used very often in education and healthcare. It has a very definite meaning and is used to describe things that are prepared specifically for the age of the child it is targeting. However, this term is often used more loosely, especially in the martial arts world, when referring to "age-specific classes."

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The Benefits of Martial Arts Training

08.10.2019

Hi Ninja Parents and Carers.

Imagine your child on the field running quicker than ever before, out manoeuvring all opponents and having the confidence to overcome every obstacle!

Today I'd like to talk about the benefits of supplementing youth sports with martial arts training! Before we can, we must overcome the first challenge standing between your child and the achievements listed above.

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Goal Setting - Unleash Your Child's Potential

08.10.2019

By SKILLZ International

Goal setting is one of the most highly linked characteristics to the success that individuals have. Top athletes and successful people all use goal setting. While it is a trait that is most often associated with adolescents and adults, younger children can also benefit greatly from beginning this life skill at an early age.

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Why SKILLZ?

17.06.2019

Hi Ninja Tots and Kids Parents and Carers.

Did you know our classes are the internationally acclaimed SKILLZ curriculums?

SKILLZ provides us with the knowledge gained from many hours of childhood research and development in the martial arts. With this knowledge we are able to gauge our expectations for our students more precisely than ever before! This means we are constantly able to help them improve physically, intellectually, emotionally, and socially by targeting their particular stages of development during the skill-building sections of our classes.

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Benefits of Martial Arts

19.06.2019

Have you ever had that friend that asked "Why is your son/daughter in martial arts?" I am sure you have. I am also sure that you were able to provide a great answer to that question. I was recently asked that question as well! Before I replied, I knew I really wanted to get to the heart of what we do, beyond the typical responses. So instead, I remembered a few hidden benefits that I hear most often from our parents!

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The science and psychology behind SKILLZ

06.07.2019

By Melody Shuman, creator of SKILLZ Martial Arts.

When I started martial arts in 1987 as an 11-year old, things were very different. Children and adults trained side-by-side and everyone tested on the same material for their belt regardless of age. Needless to say, children usually didn’t make it very far before dropping out because the training became too challenging.

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