in Fayetteville - Family Martial Arts Academy

Did you know that 25% of public schools report that bullying among kids happens on a daily or weekly basis? And that 1 in 5 high school students report being bullied in the past year?
The good news is that because bullying has made national headlines, schools and communities (and even celebrities) are taking a strong stand against bullying.
You can do your part at home, too. Here are 5 smart strategies to keep kids from becoming targets — and stop bullying that has already started. Reviewed by: Steven Dowshen, MD
Talk about it. Talk about bullying with your kids and have other family members share their experiences. If one of your kids opens up about being bullied, praise him or her for being brave enough to discuss it and offer unconditional support. Consult with the school to learn its policies and find out how staff and teachers can address the situation.
Remove the bait. If it's lunch money or gadgets that the school bully is after, you can help neutralize the situation by encouraging your child to pack a lunch or go to school gadget-free.
Buddy up for safety. Two or more friends standing at their lockers are less likely to be picked on than a child who is all alone. Remind your child to use the buddy system when on the school bus, in the bathroom, or wherever bullies may lurk.
Keep calm and carry on. If a bully strikes, a kid's best defense may be to remain calm, ignore hurtful remarks, tell the bully to stop, and simply walk away. Bullies thrive on hurting others. A child who isn't easily ruffled has a better chance of staying off a bully's radar. 
Do something to help.  Enroll your child in a Martial Arts Class to develop competence in self defense.  He or she will gain a tremendous amount of self confidence as well as have more choices of action to stop bullying.
 
 
 
 
 
Click the image above for a great video on Effective Practice.  It's a video with Seattle Seahawks coach Pete Carroll.  His insight very much goes on the same path as some of the best martial arts instructors.   There are great training tips to share with your team at your next staff training session.
 
 
 
 
 
Hyper Instructor Training Ft. Lauderdale Florida  - Click the image for details
Sponsored by
GetStudents.com the official Hyper supplier for print ads, invitations, clings and posters
RainMaker Membership Software
97 Display




Request More Information

Cancel

Let us e-mail you this Free Report


Cancel