November 4, 2019

Today we would like to talk about tough situations, struggles, failures, and the importance of following through in a manner that promotes growth in children. When things get tough for our kids the two most common ways parents handle these situations is to either swoop...

October 2, 2019

When people generally think of “play” they think of fun and games…something simply for amusement and nothing more. However, there is a bigger, and more important, piece that is often overlooked…learning. As Kay Redfield Jamison said, “Children need the freedom and time...

September 9, 2019

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

Today we would like to talk about the benefits of supplementing youth sports with martial arts training! Before we can,...

August 5, 2019

The Benefits of Game-Based Learning for 10 to 14-year olds

Every day children are faced with increased amounts of pressure to work harder, learn more quickly, and manage their emotions. This is especially true for 10 to 14-year olds due to their intellectual growth du...

July 1, 2019


By now summer is in full swing and we hope that everyone is taking advantage of our summer camps here at Positive Impact Martial Arts! If you are looking for something fun to keep your ninja occupied this summer feel free to find us at the front desk or give us a call...

June 1, 2019

Dopamine - The Key to Increased Motivation and Focus in Children and Teens

Have you ever wondered why children and teens seem to be so addicted to their smartphones and other devices? Parents are frustrated with their children’s lack of attention and motivation but what...

May 1, 2019

The C.O.A.L. Method – 4 Quick and Easy Steps to Dealing with Children’s Negative Behaviors

When it comes to parenting, emotions can run high. When children act out negatively, parents often become frustrated quickly and react by trying to fix the behavior immediately...

April 1, 2019

It is common knowledge that the more time and effort you can put into developing a skill the faster and farther you can become great! But after a long day at school or at the Dojo it may be hard to find the motivation to practice.

Below are 3 easy steps to teach a pro...

March 2, 2019

Have you ever had that friend that asked “Why is your son/daughter in martial arts?” We are sure you have. We are also sure that you were able to provide a great answer to that question. We were recently asked that question as well! Before we replied, we knew we really...

February 7, 2019

As parents, we want what’s best for our children, and we also want our children to give it their best when they participate in extra-curricular sports and activities. The problem is, we sometimes get caught up in our desire to see our children perform well and we speak...

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