The Benefits of Game-Based Learning for 5-6 year olds 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 to play. Play is
Endorphins are natural chemicals produced in the body to reduce pain and boost happiness. They are most often associated with exercise since the release of these “feel-good” chemicals cause a state of euphoria and is usually known as a “runner’s high.” However, most any exercise will cause this state of happiness and it is also
Hey SOLO KIDS Studio Parents, Have you ever had that friend that asked “Why is your son/daughter in martial arts?” I am sure you have. I am also sure that you were able to provide a great answer to that question. I was recently asked that question as well! Why do I recommend kids training?
This Summer for our kids Age specific development Studio we have our Special Edition “Foundation” life skill tee shirt. All youth excel when they develop a foundation of skills to manage school, social friendships Life is about making connections; Physically, Intellectually, emotionally and socially. These Skills include planning, focus, self control & awareness. It all
Kicks and punches are about the least of what we teach. Your child is far more likely to need skills for success in life, school, and the future than they are to need to defend themselves physically. Interested in what we do ? Grab a Placement evaluation appointment ..drop us an email.
Oxytocin has been dubbed the “love chemical.” It is the hormone that is released when we feel love and trust in relationships. For most people, they know oxytocin as a significant part of the parent-child bonding process. However, it is also very important in overall human relationships and is considered our “social glue.” The release
When our students say, “Yes, sir/miss!” when they speak to us, it is not about us. It is a chance for them to tell the world, through their pattern of speech, that they are respectable people. When we give respect we become worthy of that same respect. So next time one of my 9 year
Have you ever wondered why children and teens seem to be so addicted to their smart phones and other devices? Parents are frustrated with their children’s lack of attention and motivation but what do their devices have to do with this? The answer is found in science! Often referred to as the “motivator molecule,” dopamine
Unlike other programs that mix kids, teens, and adults all in one class, our adults program is just that: for adults! We won’t put kids in your class, we understand your needs are different, just as theirs are different from those of adults. That’s exactly why we provide the Adults Only Studio to cater to
We all know that practice makes perfect, right? But sometimes helping your child to practice at home can be a challenge. It can even be frustrating trying to get them to practice their martial arts moves if you aren’t aware of their specific needs and abilities, and it goes beyond just the physical moves. For