As parents, we all have high hopes and aspirations for our children. But, as parents of kids in the 21st century, we also have concerns, and maybe even fears, about the sorts of challenges and temptations our children will face as they pursue their goals and strive to reach their maximum potential. At PRO Martial Arts, our programs are designed to train our students, regardless of age, to set healthy, appropriate, and productive goals and to pursue them aggressively until they are achieved. Our students are better equipped than their peers to succeed in school, at home, in sports, and in all other activities they may pursue. At PRO Martial Arts, we provide families with more than just the valuable and timeless lessons inherent to martial arts training - we also supply them with the tools necessary to measure a student’s progress and growth. We achieve these dramatic results by focusing on three key areas: personal safety, character education, and health.
Safety: A How-To Guide
What parent today doesn’t worry about the welfare of their children? Cell phones, the internet, texting and all manner of current technologies provide our children with unprecedented opportunities to communicate with peers. They also provide a cloak behind which those with less innocent motives can hide. At PRO Martial Arts, our programs are designed to prepare students to navigate the real world, safely and successfully.
Physical self-defense techniques are an important part of our programs, but they are only one part. PRO Martial Arts’ children’s programs also teach kids like yours to be wise about their surroundings, while simultaneously maintaining the enthusiasm, curiosity, and innocence that is such an important part of a happy and healthy childhood.
The ARMOR® Program – A Super Way to Empower Your Children To Be Safe
- To recognize bullies and not become their victims
- To carry themselves with confidence, to set and respect personal boundaries, and to be assertive when seeking help
- How to use martial arts defensive skills (as a last resort)
- The characteristics of bullying and red flags to look for
- How to avoid cyber-bullying
- The real safety issue isn’t just strangers, but STRANGENESS
- How important it is to listen to their instincts, and why they should always tell a trusted adult how they feel
- Appropriate versus inappropriate adult behavior
- Online safety and rules for families to go by
- The importance of good communication between parents and children, as well as sharing with each other daily