Tag Archives: Optimism

February Word of the Month – Cooperation

In February, Storm Family Martial Arts 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 his or her own needs […]

The Vital Role of Stretching in Martial Arts: Flexibility for Success

Introduction Martial arts is a discipline that demands a combination of strength, speed, agility, and precision. While rigorous training drills and sparring sessions are integral components of martial arts, the often-overlooked key to success is flexibility, achieved through regular stretching exercises. In this blog, we’ll explore the importance of stretching in martial arts and how […]

Empowering Women: Practical Self-Defence Measures for Safety in the UK

Introduction: Safety is a fundamental human right, and every woman in the UK should be empowered to take practical steps to protect themselves. While it is essential to live in a society where women can move freely without fear, it’s equally important to be prepared and knowledgeable about self-defence. This document created by Storm Family […]

Word of the Month – November – TEAMWORK

In November we will be working on the character lesson: TEAMWORK. Our goal is to help our students with both their physical and mental development. We want our students to be well-rounded individuals. There are so many areas in life where teamwork is important. We as Martial Artists are in a unique position to instill […]

Charlotte’s Black Belt Charity Event

Charlotte’s Black Belt Charity Event Over the past 4 years I have been on an incredible journey with Storm Family Martial Arts. Going from knowing nothing about kickboxing, to falling in love with the sport and relishing in progressing through the belt system. This year is the greatest challenge so far – my black belt. […]

Word of the Month – October – Optimism

In October we will be working on the character lesson: OPTIMISM. Studies have shown that very young children adopt the optimistic and pessimistic patterns of thought that they observe. One key difference is how optimists and pessimists see failure.  Optimism has many benefits for mental health, including protection from depression and anxiety. It also increases […]