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  • Kids Martial Arts in Beaverton - Murrayhill Martial Arts - Bully Prevention Tips

    Bully Prevention Tips

    Guest Post from Master Melody Shuman:
    One of the biggest concerns from parents during the back-to-school season is bullying. Some 160,000 kids skip school every day because they fear of being attacked or ridiculed by bullies. The good news is that these disturbing statistics can be limited with the proper education. As an educator that has worked with hundreds of children on anti-bullying strategies, I have found that the most important skill a child should have when dealing with bullies is confidence. No matter what you teach a child, it will not be effective without the confidence to put the lessons into action. Children that fall victim to bullies usually are targets because they ....

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  • Kids Martial Arts in Beaverton - Murrayhill Martial Arts - Back To School!

    Back To School!

    There are many trends that we notice over the course of the year. We all remember the “whip and the “Nae Nae” of which we are all tired of watching. The infamous “Dab”! Soon followed by bottle flipping and fidget spinners. There is also the pull of summer sports where some students take a break from Martial Arts before returning after the summer. The next trend comes with “back to school” season. This season can test even the stoutest of parent and student alike. During this time our ninjas will be stretched intellectually, emotionally, and socially. Because of this, some students become overwhelmed with their new workload or struggle to get back ....

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  • The Science and Psychology Behind SKILLZ by Melody Shuman

    When I started martial arts in 1987 as an 11-year old, things were very different. Kids and adults trained side-by-side and everyone tested on the same material for their belt, regardless of age. Needless to say, kids usually didn’t make it very far before dropping out because the training became too challenging. (Except for me, because my parents saw the many benefits of martial training as far as discipline goes, but that’s another story.) I ultimately became a school owner when I was 19, and started to make changes to the way I taught martial arts compared to the way my instructors taught me. For starters, I pulled kids out of the adult classes. Then I took my ....

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  • Kids Martial Arts and Brazilian Jiu Jitsu in Beaverton!


    Check out our new website for Murrayhill Martial Arts!
    We proudly serve the Beaverton, Tigard, and Hillsboro areas! Come see the programs and deals we have to offer. Kids Martial Arts, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and SO MUCH MORE! Fill out the "Request Information" form on the side of the page and stop in for a visit today! Don't forget to click here to visit us on our social media pages!! Facebook Google+ Instagram ....

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