Ninja Newsletter

New For Fall 2017

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New for Fall 2017!

Our Little Ninja classes are growing by leaps and bounds! So, we have made some adjustments to the program to accommodate all of our little future black belts. Please take a look at the following new benefits, Read More

Let’s Talk About Memory!

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Let’s talk about memory!

The weather is warming up, finally! And families are beginning to plan their calendar for warm weather activities.

We are so glad you have chosen TM Martial Arts as part of your child’s weekly activity. As you know, the benefits of martial arts are countless!

Physical coordination, balance, and control will serve them well as their little bodies grow. Read More

Let’s Talk About Teamwork!

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Let’s Talk About Teamwork

As we ring in the New Year, it’s a great time to set fresh goals! Especially when it comes to raising up young kids. What are some of the life skills you would like your Little Ninja to learn this year? Many parents would include Teamwork at the top of their list. Read More

Let’s Talk About Coordination!

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Let’s Talk About Coordination

In our Little Ninjas class, you’ll often hear young students repeat the phrase, “Coordination! It’s making our body do…what our mind tells it to!” Why is Coordination such a focal point in our curriculum? Because young children are still forming a mind/body connection at this stage in their development.

 

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Let’s Talk About Discipline!

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Let’s Talk About Discipline!

We hope you are enjoying the warm, sunny days of summer and special time as a family. While our daily schedules seem a little more relaxed in the summer months, it’s important to stay consistent with discipline. What are some of the life skills you are working to instill in your children? Many parents would include Discipline at the top of their list. Discipline is an extremely important life skill that affects every area of a person’s life. From the classroom to the family room, from the playground to the office setting…Discipline is a skill that will serve your Little Ninja very well throughout the rest of his or her life! A skill this valuable must be carefully cultivated, because it won’t just develop on its own. Discipline means making right choices, even when we don’t feel like it. It’s showing respect to ourselves and to others. It’s practicing good habits and controlling our words and actions. Read More

Let’s Talk About Control!

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Let’s Talk About Control!

The Key To Success! We all desire to raise up kids who demonstrate success, confidence, and the ability to make good decisions. Control is a very important skill that every young child should be introduced to. At TM Martial Arts, the emphasis in Little Ninjas class is on physical and mental control, as this will greatly prepare them for future martial arts training.

Control Martial Arts training teaches ninjas to control their physical movements. Many times, young children do not know the difference between playing rough and playing soft. In our studio, children start practicing physical movements that are slow and soft. The training they receive today will greatly help them throughout life. Read More

Let’s Talk About Teamwork!

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Let’s Talk About Teamwork!

The weather is warming up! And families are beginning to plan their calendar for warm weather activities. We are so glad you have chosen TM Martial Arts as part of you child’s weekly activity. As you know, the benefits of martial arts are countless!

Teamwork day is a favorite among our Little Ninjas! Read More

Let’s Talk About Focus!

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Let’s talk about focus!

“Look at my nose!” Whether your child is enrolled in kindergarten, pre-school, or is not yet old enough to hop on a bus, it is never too early to teach life skills such has FOCUS.

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Let’s Talk About Memory!

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Let’s talk about memory!

Food for thought: Memory is a valuable skill that we exercise in our Little Ninja program. By repeating lessons and techniques, Little Ninja students begin to retain the underlying concepts woven into the curriculum. They remember the important values we teach them, which will eventually help them make smart decisions! Read More

Let’s Talk About Coordination!

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Let’s Talk About Coordination

In our Little Ninjas class, you’ll often hear young students repeat the phrase, “Coordination! It’s making our body do…what our mind tells it to!” Why is Coordination such a focal point in our curriculum? Because young children are still forming a mind/body connection at this stage in their development.

Read More

Let’s Talk About Discipline!

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Let’s Talk About Discipline!

As we ring in the New Year, it’s a great time to set fresh goals! Especially when it comes to raising up young kids. What are some of the life skills you would like your Little Ninja to learn this year? Many parents would include Discipline at the top of their list. Discipline is an extremely important life skill that affects every area of a person’s life. From the classroom to the family room, from the playground to the office setting… Discipline is a skill that will serve your Little Ninja very well throughout the rest of  his or her life! A skill this valuable must be carefully cultivated, because it won’t just develop on its own. Especially in a culture that promotes instant gratification. Discipline means making right choices, even when we don’t feel like it. It’s gratification. Discipline means making right choices, even when we don’t feel like it. It’s gratification. Discipline means making right choices, even when we don’t feel like it. It’s showing respect to ourselves and to others. It’s practicing good habits and controlling our words and actions.

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Let’s Talk About Balance!

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Let’s Talk About Balance!

Balance is the ability to maintain control of a particular body position while performing a given task with minimal postural sway. Think about standing on one leg or riding a bike. Good control reduces the energy required to complete a task and minimizes fatigue. To perform efficient movement day to day, kids need to be able to maintain control of their body positioning.

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Let’s Talk About Fitness!

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Let’s Talk About Fitness!

Parents understand the importance of being healthy, because healthy children will be physically equipped to fulfill their purpose in life. Being physically fit is also a necessity for martial artists. The sooner we teach our ninjas this concept, the better and more developed these young students will be! Read More

Let’s Talk About Control!

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Let’s Talk About Control!

We all desire to raise up kids who demonstrate success, confidence, and the ability to make good decisions. Control is a very important skill every young child should be introduced to. The emphasis in Little Ninjas class is on physical and mental control, as this will greatly prepare them for future martial arts training. Read More

Let’s Talk About Teamwork!

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Let’s Talk About Teamwork!

Making friends is an important skill for children to develop. Learning to work well with others is a tool they will need to utilize in school, on the job, and within family life. The Little Ninja program at TM Martial Arts dedicates special attention to practicing important social skills like teamwork!

Teamwork Day is a favorite among our Little Ninjas! Through thought-provoking group activities, they are exposed to positive interaction with other children. Read More

Let’s Talk About Focus!

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Let’s Talk About Focus!

It’s that time of year again…kids are heading Back-To-School! Whether your child is enrolled in kindergarten, pre-school, or is not yet old enough to hop on a bus, it is never too early to teach life skills such as FOCUS. Read More

Let’s Talk About Memory!

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Let’s Talk About Memory

Memory is a valuable skill that Little Ninjas develop at TM Martial Arts. As children regularly participate in our Little Ninja program, they begin to retain techniques and lessons. They remember the important things we teach them, which in turn helps them remember the important things YOU teach them. This will help them make smart decisions. Remembering their martial arts techniques will also prepare them to eventually enter into our TaeKwonDo program, which is built upon memorizing different forms and kick/punch combinations. Read More