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About THE Warrior Academy

Voted Top 5 in the UK for activities for children (What’s On 4 Kids Awards).

Our classes are small, personal, exciting and taught by a world class British Team consisting of national, world champions, olympic athletes, personal trainers to the Royal Family and best selling authors in the area of Character Development. Our unique 4 Step methodology has had world wide recognition as we have mentored over 10,000 students around the world and our competition programme has produced over 50 national champions. We specialise in mentoring young people to develop the 3 C’s, confidence, conduct and concentration.

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90% of parents said their child’s conduct improved and 100% of parents stated their child’s confidence and concentration increased from being part of Warrior Academy. – 2017 survey to over 1000 Warrior Academy Parents.

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Our Instructors

Matt Hillier

Matt Hillier

UK manager and Head Instructor

Instructor Matt has an incredibly interesting background in Martial Arts with over 8 years studying Tae Kwon Do with a 2nd Degree Black Belt competing at a national level, coming third in the UK for sparring at the English Championships 2016. As well as Tae Kwon Do Matt has studied Kickboxing, Muay Thai, Judo, Filipino Weapons, Brazilian Jui Jitsu and…

Leighton Andrews

Leighton Andrews

Senior Instructor

Leighton has a strong background in Taekwondo, achieving his 1st degree at the age of 13 in Cyprus. Leighton’s very visible passion for martial arts and teaching make him a brilliant instructor. From a young age Leighton has been teaching in his local martial arts club as well as managing a local football team. As well as Taekwondo, Leighton has…

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#168 Part 1 The World of Bullying Chapter 3 Breaking Bullying Down (Part 9)

#168 Part 1 The World of Bullying Chapter 3 Breaking Bullying Down (Part 9)

Introduction to “Not a Victim”: A resource aimed at guiding parents in mentoring their children through bullying. 1. Clarity: Setting clear rules to prevent confusion and excuses. 2. Transparency: Encouraging open and honest communication about internet use. 3. Sanctions: Establishing consequences for rule-breaking to promote accountability. Online Grooming: 1. Recognizing the dangers of online predators and grooming tactics. 2. Highlighting…

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It’s all starting with a very raw, practical and personal guide into how to mentor your child through bullying. Bullying is such a major topic that not only affects the child but the WHOLE family. I’m going to be going through 6 very practical steps that I’ve used to take children through this difficult transition rapidly. It’s something parents in our community can use immediately.

  • #168 Part 1 The World of Bullying Chapter 3 Breaking Bullying Down (Part 9)
    by Sebastian Bates on March 1, 2024 at 3:00 am

    In this episode, Sebastian Bates, founder of the Warrior Academy and host of the Warrior  Academy Podcast, shares a powerful excerpt from his book "Not a Victim." With a focus on equipping parents to mentor their children through the challenging experience of bullying, Bates emphasizes the importance of proactive preparation and empowerment. Topics Discussed: Introduction to "Not a Victim": A resource aimed at guiding parents in mentoring their children through bullying. Key Principles:1. Clarity: Setting clear rules to prevent confusion and excuses. 2. Transparency: Encouraging open and honest communication about internet use. 3. Sanctions: Establishing consequences for rule-breaking to promote accountability. Digital Citizenship: 1. Importance of parental oversight in digital activities and app downloads. 2. Understanding the concept of "digital tattoo" and the permanence of online content. Online Grooming: 1. Recognizing the dangers of online predators and grooming tactics. 2. Highlighting tragic consequences and the need for vigilance in online interactions. Stay tuned for more insightful episodes from the Warrior Academy Podcast, dedicated to empowering parents and nurturing children's character development. To gain deeper insights into your child's competence, conduct, and concentration, participate in our Breakthrough Area Assessment. Visit www.breakthrougharea.com for a personalized PDF report on your child's three C's and embark on a journey of holistic growth with us. Subscribe to the podcast to stay updated on future episodes and continue supporting your child's journey towards resilience and empowerment. Thank you for joining the Warrior Academy community in empowering children and parents against the challenges of bullying. Follow Warrior Academy Facebook https://www.facebook.com/TheWarriorAcademyLTD Instagram https://www.instagram.com/warrior_academy/ LinkedIn https://uk.linkedin.com/company/the-warrior-academy Listen to the episodes on Spotify as well: Follow Sebastian Bates: Facebook https://www.facebook.com/sebastianbates/ Instagram https://www.instagram.com/seb.bates LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/in/sebastian-bates-4b70412b/ Website http://www.sebastianbates.com/ How confident is your child? If you’d like to learn how to develop your child's confidence, conduct and concentration, you NEED to take the breakthrough area assessment! It will give you unique insights into your child's 3Cs, click the link to access: http://www.breakthrougharea.com/

  • #167 Supporting Children With Anxiety- Practical Advice For Parents
    by Sebastian Bates on February 29, 2024 at 3:00 am

    Anxiety is a prevalent issue among young people, often causing significant distress and impacting daily life. In this practical episode, we delve into understanding anxiety in children and provide actionable strategies for parents to support their child's mental health and well-being. Topics Discussed: • Understanding Anxiety: Differentiating between normal emotions and anxiety disorders. • Signs and Symptoms: Recognizing common signs of anxiety in children. • Practical Tips for Parents: Strategies to support children with anxiety. • Listening to your child: Providing a supportive environment for open communication. • Providing reassurance: Affirming your child's safety and strengths. • Developing coping strategies: Encouraging personalized techniques such as deep breathing and meditation. • Creating a calm environment: Establishing routines and minimizing distractions. • Seeking professional help: Knowing when to seek assistance from a doctor or mental health professional. • FAQs for Parents: Addressing common concerns regarding anxiety in children. • Impact on school performance: Collaborating with educators to support academic success. • Facing fears: Encouraging gradual exposure to anxiety-inducing situations. • Preventive measures: Promoting resilience and coping skills through healthy habits and activities. • Conclusion: Empowering parents with resources and support to navigate their child's anxiety journey effectively. Don't miss out on future episodes! Subscribe to the Warrior Academy podcast for valuable insights and practical tips on nurturing your child's character development. If you found today's episode helpful, click "Subscribe" to stay updated. Plus, gain deeper insights into your child's competence, conduct, and concentration levels with our Breakthrough Area Assessment. Visit www.breakthrougharea.com to access your personalized PDF report and embark on a journey of holistic growth with your child. Follow Warrior Academy Facebook https://www.facebook.com/TheWarriorAcademyLTD Instagram https://www.instagram.com/warrior_academy/ LinkedIn https://uk.linkedin.com/company/the-warrior-academy Listen to the episodes on YouTube as well: Follow Sebastian Bates: Facebook https://www.facebook.com/sebastianbates/ Instagram https://www.instagram.com/seb.bates LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/in/sebastian-bates-4b70412b/ Website http://www.sebastianbates.com/ How confident is your child? If you’d like to learn how to develop your child's confidence, conduct and concentration, you NEED to take the breakthrough area assessment! It will give you unique insights into your child's 3Cs, click the link to access: http://www.breakthrougharea.com/

  • #166 Mat Chat! A Story About Personal Growth
    by Sebastian Bates on February 28, 2024 at 3:00 am

    Join us for an inspiring episode as Sensei Kenji shares a heartfelt story about a young martial artist's journey towards mastering the art of martial arts. Through this narrative, we delve into the essence of personal growth, resilience, and character development within the dojo. Topics Discussed: • Introduction to James: A young martial artist embarks on a transformative journey. • Embracing Challenges: Encouraging students to step out of their comfort zones. • The Role of Mentorship: Wise guidance and encouragement in overcoming hesitations. • Cultivating a Growth Mindset: Viewing setbacks as opportunities for learning and growth. • Setting Personal Goals: Strategies for self-improvement and skill enhancement. • Matt Chat with Instructor Charlie: Weekly insights on character development and respect. • Staying Connected: Subscribe to the podcast or YouTube channel for weekly episodes. Don't miss out on future episodes! Subscribe to the podcast or YouTube channel to receive weekly insights and lessons from the dojo. Plus, deepen your understanding of your child's growth with our Breakthrough Area Assessment for a personalized PDF report. Join us on this journey of personal growth and martial arts excellence! Thank you for being part of the Warrior Academy community! Follow Warrior Academy Facebook https://www.facebook.com/TheWarriorAcademyLTD Instagram https://www.instagram.com/warrior_academy/ LinkedIn https://uk.linkedin.com/company/the-warrior-academy Listen to the episodes on YouTube as well: Follow Sebastian Bates: Facebook https://www.facebook.com/sebastianbates/ Instagram https://www.instagram.com/seb.bates LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/in/sebastian-bates-4b70412b/ Website http://www.sebastianbates.com/ How confident is your child? If you’d like to learn how to develop your child's confidence, conduct and concentration, you NEED to take the breakthrough area assessment! It will give you unique insights into your child's 3Cs, click the link to access: http://www.breakthrougharea.com/

  • #165 Unlocking the Power Within: Insights from Rapid Transformation Therapy
    by Sebastian Bates on February 26, 2024 at 3:27 am

    In this episode, Marissa, a pioneer in Rapid Transformational Therapy (RTT), shares her insights into the human mind, discussing how our deep-seated beliefs and habits shape our lives. From the impact of technology on human interaction to the root causes of emotional struggles, Marissa delves into practical strategies for rapid transformation and fostering resilience in both children and adults. Topics Discussed: • The concept of Rapid Transformational Therapy (RTT) and its effectiveness in facilitating rapid change. • Understanding the human mind's hardwired tendencies and their implications for emotional well-being. • The influence of technology on socialization and mental health, and practical approaches to mitigate its negative effects. • Personal anecdotes illustrating the power of mindset shifts and overcoming self-sabotage. • Strategies for building resilience in children, addressing issues such as bullying and self-esteem. • The importance of empathy and positive reinforcement in nurturing confidence and belief in oneself. • Practical exercises and techniques for cultivating self-belief and positive mindset in children and adults alike. Join us for more insightful discussions and practical tips on transforming your mindset and overcoming obstacles. Remember, you have the power to shape your reality through the power of your mind. Stay tuned for more insightful discussions on nurturing the holistic development of children. Don't miss out on empowering your child's journey towards mental well-being. Follow Warrior Academy Facebook https://www.facebook.com/TheWarriorAcademyLTD Instagram https://www.instagram.com/warrior_academy/ LinkedIn https://uk.linkedin.com/company/the-warrior-academy Listen to the episodes on YouTube as well: Follow Sebastian Bates: Facebook https://www.facebook.com/sebastianbates/ Instagram https://www.instagram.com/seb.bates LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/in/sebastian-bates-4b70412b/ Website http://www.sebastianbates.com/ How confident is your child? If you’d like to learn how to develop your child's confidence, conduct and concentration, you NEED to take the breakthrough area assessment! It will give you unique insights into your child's 3Cs, click the link to access: http://www.breakthrougharea.com/

  • #164 Part 1: The World of Bullying Chapter 3: Breaking Bullying Down (Part 8)
    by Sebastian Bates on February 23, 2024 at 3:00 am

    In this episode of the Warrior Academy Podcast, Sebastian Bates, founder of the Warrior Academy, shares insights from his book, "Not a Victim," focusing on guiding parents in mentoring their children through the challenging experience of bullying. Sebastian Bates emphasizes the importance of developing resources, educating oneself about digital pitfalls, and engaging in open conversations with children on various topics, including uncomfortable ones. Topics Discussed: • Strategies for parents in mentoring children through bullying experiences • Developing resources and education about digital spaces • Open communication with children on challenging topics • Establishing acceptable internet use policies (AAUP) within the household • The importance of collaborative effort between parents and children in creating and committing to AAUP • Adaptation of AAUP as technology evolves • Utilizing the Breakthrough Area Assessment for personalized insights into a child's online activities and behaviors Join us for more insightful discussions on mentoring, parenting, and navigating the digital world with your children. Subscribe to The Warrior Academy Podcast for more episodes on character development. Follow Warrior Academy Facebook https://www.facebook.com/TheWarriorAcademyLTD Instagram https://www.instagram.com/warrior_academy/ LinkedIn https://uk.linkedin.com/company/the-warrior-academy Listen to the episodes on Spotify as well: Follow Sebastian Bates: Facebook https://www.facebook.com/sebastianbates/ Instagram https://www.instagram.com/seb.bates LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/in/sebastian-bates-4b70412b/ Website http://www.sebastianbates.com/ How confident is your child? If you’d like to learn how to develop your child's confidence, conduct and concentration, you NEED to take the breakthrough area assessment! It will give you unique insights into your child's 3Cs, click the link to access: http://www.breakthrougharea.com/

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