Can Martial Arts Prevent Bullying ?

Excellent article about martial arts and bullying by Osu Magazine. This subject is not only in relation to kids, adults can improve their self confidence through martial arts. Whole training system helps to be more healthy and  confident. Enjoy reading 🙂

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Kid is bullied

How bad of a thing is it, and can martial arts prevent bullying? Well, According to the National Education Association , it is estimated that 160,000 children miss school every day due to fear of attack or intimidation by other students. It also states that 1 in 7 Students in Grades K-12 is either a bully or a victim of bullying. Bullying is one of the most difficult and prevailing issues these days. Issues that students, parents and educators are dealing with on a daily basis both in and out of school. Martial Arts is one avenue that has been proven time and time again to be effective in curbing bullying activity. Both for the one being bullied and the one doing the bullying.

Bullying victims and low self-esteem?

Absolutely! Bullies almost always pick victims that they think will be easy targets. What makes someone an easy target? It is a child…

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