Our Values

6 steps, THE BEST competitors use to accelerate their growth after competing!

There’s a simple process to getting the absolute most from a competitive event and once learnt you have the ability to rapidly accelerate your growth as a martial artist. As this process can be applied to anything in life, you also accelerate your own personal development. So, here it is guys…. Step One: After the competition, relax. Don’t over-think your…

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How does your child react to competition?

How does your child react to competition? Why competition is important, putting “Challenging” in the right context In this blog we will look into how Challenge has become somewhat of a taboo word in society but how vital it really is to the development of a Black Belt Character in young people, we will look at how Success and Failure…

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Confidence

Confidence Low self esteem           Negative mind set.                      Fear of rejection                                 Shy and fear                                …

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PHYSICAL FITNESS

PHYSICAL FITNESS We all know that enjoying exercise has lots of benefits – releases endorphins which make us feel happier, keeps us healthy, make us stronger…and so the list goes on. However So much of life is now online and parents worry about the amount of time their children spend, eyes glued to the screens of their phones, tablets, laptops…

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I CAN'T DO IT!

I CAN’T DO IT!!! Does your child get frustrated with tasks they find challenging? Do they quickly lose interest and walk away? The Character Development Programme at the Warrior Academy Can help! We are all familiar with seeing our children throwing things in frustration at not being able to complete a task they find particularly challenging and walk away giving…

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Discipline (self control)

DISCIPLINE(Self control) We hear a lot of parents saying that they would like discipline to be one of the goals for their child. These parents are not implying that they all have unruly children (well not all!) but rather that they would like their child to be able to work within a structured environment and follow disciplines which are in…

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THE IMPORTANCE OF RESPECT

  Martial arts. What is it all about? The cool moves?! Being really strong?! Becoming a ninja?! Well that’s the answer I tend to get from my children or from some of our younger warriors! If you ask me, it’s all about respect. Respect for yourself and respect for others. “Respect yourself and others will respect you” – Confucius I…

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What can we learn from the Samurai?

Who were the Samurai? By the end of the 12th century, samurai became almost entirely synonymous with bushi, and the word was closely associated with the middle and upper echelons of the warrior class. The samurai were usually associated with a clan and their lord, and they followed a set of rules that later came to be known as the…

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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 all styles from boxing to…

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Everyday we are fostering Self-Control!

One of the central tenets of all forms of the martial arts is an absolute focus on self-discipline. Today’s kids are so accustomed to receiving instant gratification that lessons in self-restraint and discipline aren’t always easy to come by. Children with a martial arts background, however, are continually reminded of how essential self-discipline/self-control is. Teaching self-control is one of the most…

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