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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US White Tiger Martial Arts strengthen family bonds.

US White Tiger Martial Arts strengthen family bonds.

US White Tiger Martial Arts strengthen family bonds.

Hi, my name is Jin Won Kim,

It’s important children learn values that will help guide them on their journeys through life. The most effective teachers of these values: family members. In fact, experts from the University of Illinois Family Works Extension maintain a child’s home is the place he or she will learn important values.
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