8 Ways Martial Arts Can End Bullying
Written on the 3 November 2018 by Instructor Giorgio Repice
Before you read the article on how Martial Arts can end bullying, see what one of our parents had to say about how the techniques her child learnt @ GIANT really did work against a bully:
From: Danielle Aktypis
See below a sample video from our Online Resource Library on the throwing move that Chris learnt to defend himself against the bully:
How to end bullying with Self Defence training
Bullying is a growing problem for children. For the child being bullied, it can destroy their self-confidence and self-esteem and negatively impact their view of the world. It can have negative consequences for the bully as well as they will have serious problems with self-control that need to be addressed.
Practicing martial arts can help both the child being bullied and the bully to improve their quality of life and become more successful in their social, educational and professional lives.Training in self-defence can help children develop confidence, discipline, self-control, respect and leadership skills. It can also provide stress relief.
Here are 8 ways that Martial Arts can help to end bullying:
1) Prevention of the problem
2) Building Confidence
3) Reinforcing Discipline
4) Teaching Respect
5) Developing Self-Control
6) Learning Leadership Skills
7) Stress Relief
8) Ability To Defend Oneself
Bullying is a serious problem. It can diminish the quality of life for millions of children. Some will fail to fulfil their potential because of fear and intimidation. The bullies can see their own lives diminished by getting criminal records and becoming social outcasts. Teaching both these groups of children martial arts can help them become disciplined, confident individuals able to protect themselves and others and make bullying a long forgotten chapter in their lives.
Author: Instructor Giorgio Repice