Tag Archives: martial arts

Children’s Martial Arts

HOW TO GET CHILDREN STARTED WITH MARTIAL ARTS Martial arts are good for kids. This isn’t about exposing them to violence, in what often seems like an increasingly violent world. No, what martial arts training can do is offer children a way to develop self-discipline and self-confidence, while providing them with an excellent source of […]

Self Defence For Kids – Storm Family Martial Arts

SELF-DEFENCE STRATEGIES KIDS CAN USE TO WARD OFF BULLIES Posted: September 25, 2020 Is your child prepared or equipped to deal with bullies? This blog explores some of the best self-defence strategies for kids when it comes to playground bullying. Sadly, bullying is all too common in the UK. Ditch the Label – a charity […]

Where Is The Best Martial Arts School in Berkshire ?

Where is the best martial arts school in Berkshire ? Many parents would love for their children to try martial arts… but it can be a very confusing decision that parents are faced with.  Its a tough choice as there are endless amounts of schools out there all trying to get your attention, all of them declaring that […]

October Word Of The Month: Patience

Dear Parents & Guardians, In October we will be working on the character lesson: PATIENCE. It is difficult to categorize at what age children will learn patience.  In order to learn patience, children must learn how to deal with disappointment.  If we give in to every demand of a child, then that child will never […]

Word Of The Month: Co-operation

Developing Champions For Life Dear Parents & Guardians, In February we will be working on the character lesson: COOPERATION. Cooperation is a skill that must be learned by all children. We are in a unique position to help children learn how to build cooperation. When this skill is present, the child understands how to balance […]

Student Creed

Hi everyone,   Welcome back to classes after the Christmas break. I hope you can already see we are taking Storm to the next level in 2020 with loads of activities and new resources for you. You should have already received our booklet ‘7 Steps To Healthy Eating’ and next month we’ll kick off our […]

UK Martial Arts Instructor Of The Year – Storm Family Martial Arts

Well done to Digger Barnes (Chief Instructor at Storm Family Martial Arts) for his amazing achievement, winning ‘UK Martial Arts Instructor Of The Year’ in May 2019. This is an incredible achievement, especially when you consider Storm Family Martial Arts has only been open for 18 months. Over 1,000 schools in the UK were eligible […]

Why Your Child Should Learn Martial Arts

There are so many reasons why children should learn a martial art.  Here are just a few of them: Respect Sometimes in the modern day, children find it hard to respect authoritative figures however martial arts teaches kids to respect their instructor and each other as they learn the art. Self Discipline Martial arts will […]

Kickboxing Sparring Tips

20 TIPS TO IMPROVE YOUR SPARRING I was going to write a post about how you can improve your sparring, and then I spotted that my friend Matt Chapman has already written a superb guide so I’d like to share this with you. Sparring should be the most enjoyable part of your training (apart from […]

Building Self Esteem In Children

For children with low self esteem, it can sometimes take more than a few encouraging words to help give them confidence they need in everyday life. Sometimes, even with plenty of positive reinforcement, it could take years for a child to build their self-esteem. For ideas on how to help a child boost their self […]