Get children off their mobile devices and into martial arts classes

Get children off their mobile devices and into martial arts classes

Hi, my name is Jin Won Kim,

This is national crisis that our generation got SOO… into the smartphones and web-surfings.
Even I spent more than I realize in going over all the pages after pages on the websites. During the holidays, many children receive computers, tablets and smartphones as gifts that they can use to access the Internet, where they can find all sorts of information. Read more

Schools are not giving children enough physical education

Schools are not giving children enough physical education

Schools are not giving children enough physical education

Hi, my name is Jin Won Kim,

While parents send their children to school to get a well-rounded education, many are concerned about the level of physical activity that kids get throughout the average week. In fact, a new study from NPR, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and Harvard School of Public Health found about one-quarter of more than 1,300 parents of public school children in grades K-12 believe schools don’t pay enough attention to physical education. Read more

Martial arts can guide healthy rough-and-tumble play

Martial arts can guide healthy rough-and-tumble play

Martial arts can guide healthy rough-and-tumble play

Hi, my name is Jin Won Kim,

Roughhousing may seem like a dangerous way for kids to play, but it’s actually necessary for development and not as frightening as it sounds. In fact, a little low-key sparring can help kids improve motor skills, learn to communicate both verbally and nonverbally, and develop self-regulation. What’s more, according the National Association for the Education of Young Children, rough-and-tumble play evolves into actual fighting in fewer than 1 percent of encounters.
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Train children to make better health decisions

Train children to make better health decisions

Train children to make better health decisions

Hi, my name is Jin Won Kim,

Practicing martial arts has given many children the opportunity to learn how to make better decisions as they grow up. This is especially important when it comes to their health. While it’s easy for kids to eat a lot of sweets and fast food, dedicating themselves to martial arts training could allow them to improve upon the choices they make for their personal health as they age.
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What martial arts can teach you about running a business

What martial arts can teach you about running a business

Hi, my name is Jin Won Kim,

As a martial artist and business owner, I believe martial arts training shares basic fundamental foundation to run a successful business. Sun Tzu’s “Art of War” discusses martial tactics, but much of that information can be used in other fields. In fact, business tycoons have been following the advice for as long as the text has existed – and for good reason. Read more