A Practical guide to developing confidence
  We’ve put together five simple levels that essentially form the backbone of our Warrior Method for developing confidence in our programme. We’ve sent this to thousands of parents and it’s helped them at home with their children even if they are not attending our programme. You can find this practical guide in the “Challenge” › Read more
Develop Black Belt Confidence in your child
Having taught thousands of children and mentored many through challenging times, I have seen so many children’s lives transform through improving their confidence and it’s something I’m very passionate about developing in our students. I believe Martial Arts can be a powerful tool to very quickly develop confidence in children and in The Warrior Method: › Read more
Comfort Zone: What’s your comfort zone?
What’s your comfort zone? In this blog, we are going to answer the question, what is the comfort zone. .Brené Brown a research professor at the University of Houston explains the comfort zone as “Where our uncertainty, scarcity and vulnerability are minimized — where we believe we’ll have access to enough love, food, talent, time, › Read more
Finding Inspiration Within
Finding Inspiration within – Your strength is your individuality   “If you celebrate your differentness, the world will, too. It believes exactly what you tell it—through the words you use to describe yourself, the actions you take to care for yourself, and the choices you make to express yourself. Tell the world you are one-of-a-kind › Read more
Develop a Black Belt Mindset
Who is coaching your child? Their inner voice, critical to their mindset. We’ve touched on the importance of an excellent mentor who works with individuals to inspire them and to bring out the best in their actions, developing them as a whole person. Each of us has a mentor that analyses our performance and constantly › Read more
Curiosity dimmed is a future denied.
As a teacher it’s important the correct style of teaching is applied, certainly with a large group of young students a more autocratic style should form the basis of the class to avoid accidents and ensure safety. As students become more advanced or mature a democratic leadership style can be particularly useful for developing creativity › Read more
Within this blog we will be exploring the second step of The Warrior Method, the significance of sustained ‘inspiration’ and its power in optimizing your child’s development. You will find out how martial arts provides a huge amount of inspiration to children, how martial arts is naturally predispositioned to deliver inspiration and how The Warrior › Read more
The Home Dojo
We’ve talked about a young persons community in school and in their clubs/activities and peer groups, it’s now time to talk about their home community, or what we like to call “The Home Dojo”. The Dojo is a place of respect, courtesy, community and self development. We refer to our students homes as the “Home › Read more
Weathering the storm of adolescence.
There’s a biological transition we haven’t touched on that shakes the emotional foundation of almost every young person as they develop. This is also a time parents typically dread as their brilliant children can become argumentative, irrational, aggressive, hyper-sensitive, depressed and particularly difficult to live with. This period is adolescent, puberty strikes, hormones erupt like › Read more
Transitioning from Primary to Secondary school.
I’ve talked a lot about how a strong, positive community can provide the support necessary to help an individual through times of hardship or indeed, as a young person, difficult transitions. The most common difficult transition young people make is from Primary to Secondary school from the ages of 10 to 12. For me personally, › Read more



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Success Through Martial Arts
What we mean when we say “Success Through Martial Arts”           It’s been ingrained in our logo since inception – our students understand it and the parents of our senior students believe it and have seen it in action. We believe the development of character through Martial Arts is applicable to
Socialising Online
Young people do a huge amount of their socialising online, what effect does this have? With instant communication with a far broader network of peers available to us through social media, we now do a huge amount of our socialising online. A study conducted online for “Yazino” found that one in four people spend more
Modern Problems
We have discovered that many of the difficulties parents face when developing their child’s character stem from modern problems. These modern problems can be solved by ancient solutions from the dojo that martial arts provides. To first understand how powerful these ancient solutions are, we must first dive into the modern problems that make an
A Shift, have you noticed it too?
  A Shift I have noticed a shift, despite huge technological advances and a modern lifestyle we are seeking to be more in touch with who we are, where we have come from, with nature and with traditional values. We are looking at the past for ancient solutions to solve our modern problems. The use
How can Leadership skills can be encouraged at home?
As we have discussed, the development of leadership skills can have a hugely positive and long-lasting effect on students as they grow into adults. To conclude this Chapter on Leadership, I would like to put forward that even without a leadership development programme or character development programme parents can make a lasting impact on their
How Martial Arts Develops Leaders in the Dojo
Within our Martial Arts Programme, we aim to cultivate excellent Leadership skills within our community. As we have mentioned previously, these skills do far more than teach our children to lead others, it encourages independence in our young students, teaching them about responsibility, how to be reliable, why attention to detail is important and to
Developing Leadership skills in young people teach Conflict resolution and Practical Skills for Adulthood
NO 8 – Developing Leadership skills in young people teach Creative and Decision making Creativity makes life more interesting and fulfilling, being creative feels good, it drives us forward and makes us unique and original as individuals. Albert Einstein: “Creativity is intelligence having fun.” When leading, we need to solve problems in a fast-paced environment

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