T.E.A.M. Together Everyone Achieves More – Good Teammates

T.E.A.M. Together Everyone Achieves More

Being a good teammate isn’t always easy. Every person on your team has his or her own personality, likes and dislikes. Working on a team means listening to other people’s opinions, communicating your ideas, and working together to come up with a plan that works for everyone.

Good teammates are people who know how to reach a compromise. Finding a solution that works for everyone isn’t about winning arguments or making the whole team agree with your ...

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7 Essential Tips to Keeping Hydrated When Martial Arts Training

7 Essential Tips To Keeping Hydrated When Martial Arts Training

Summer seems to have arrived here in Edmonton with temperatures reaching the 30’s. This is great for the sun worshippers and there is nothing better than a nice day, rather than the typical Canadian weather. But we must remember that keeping hydrated is so important to your health, especially if you are doing a physical activity like martial arts.

If you don’t drink enough water, especially in hot weather, it can have ...

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Martial Arts Offers Brain-Boosting Benefits

…As well as increasing physical fitness and mental health, martial arts can boost brain cognition too

We are all aware that exercise generally has many benefits, such as improving physical fitness and strength. But what do we know about the effects of specific types of exercise? Researchers have already shown that jogging can increase life expectancy, for example, while yoga makes us happy.

However, there is one activity that goes beyond enhancing physical and mental health – martial arts can ...

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5 Reasons Why Kids Thrive with Taekwondo

5 Reasons Why Kids Thrive with Taekwondo

Sometimes a confident and self-assured preschooler will meet grade school and find that many of the lessons learned there have been forgotten by older kids. Likewise many students making the transition from elementary to middle school find the rules that they once understood change yet again. Bullying is a factor in development at all ages, and while a recent Department of Education study shows that there is a decline in bullying, the ...

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5 Tenets of Taekwondo

Good Sportsmanship

Looking around, the world is more in need of good sportsmanship than ever before. The definition of sportsmanship has been buried by a culture of winning at all costs. This culture is not only about being poor losers but poor winners as well.

Unfortunately, adults – parents, coaches, and teachers – bear a huge amount of the responsibility for a toxic “winner” culture that doesn’t teach fair play and instead sets the onus for adult goals on the shoulders of kids. As ...

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5 Reasons Why Kids Thrive with Taekwondo

5 Reasons Why Kids Thrive with Taekwondo

Sometimes a confident and self-assured preschooler will meet grade school and find that many of the lessons learned there have been forgotten by older kids. Likewise many students making the transition from elementary to middle school find the rules that they once understood change yet again. Bullying is a factor in development at all ages, and while a recent Department of Education study shows that there is a decline in bullying, the ...

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T.E.A.M. Together Everyone Achieves More – Good Teammates

T.E.A.M. Together Everyone Achieves More – Good Teammates

Being a good teammate isn’t always easy. Every person on your team has his or her own personality, likes and dislikes. Working on a team means listening to other people’s opinions, communicating your ideas, and working together to come up with a plan that works for everyone.

Good teammates are people who know how to reach a compromise. Finding a solution that works for everyone isn’t about winning arguments or making the whole team ...

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Good Sportsmanship

Five Tenets of Taekwondo

Looking around, the world is more in need of good sportsmanship than ever before. The definition of sportsmanship has been buried by a culture of winning at all costs. This culture is not only about being poor losers, but poor winners as well.

Unfortunately, adults – parents, coaches, and teachers – bear a huge amount of the responsibility for a toxic “winner” culture that doesn’t teach fair play and instead sets the onus for adult goals on the ...

Continue Reading →
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