Bully-proof training with Brazilian Jiu Jitsu for kids
Everyday, children have to deal with bullying from other children in school or after school programs. This bullying can be in the form physical or verbal harrassement. A child may not be able to confront their bully because of they fear for their safety. The child lacks the confidence to face the aggressor. But, instilling a sense of confidence in a child can help the child learn how to protect themselves against bullying.
Brazilian Jiu Jitsu (BJJ) can be taught as a kids self defense program. BJJ is a martial art and self defense method that teaches ground fighting techniques. It’s philosophy demonstrates how even a smaller and weaker person can guard against a larger and stronger opponent. Brazilian Jiu Jitsu focuses on strategically aimed attacks. It does not rely on strength alone.
The teachings of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu are far wider reaching than combat training. It promotes character building and confidence within it’s students. This is the first and most important step in teaching a child how to ward off bullies.
Teaching a child to cope with bullying means helping the child to be self confident, teaching the child to be alert, and teaching the child readiness. Bullies are much less likely to attack children who demonstrate confidence. Children who understand how to protect themselves will naturely display self confidence. This means that simply teaching your child how to defend themselves against physical advance will actually prevent your child from having to ever fight a bully.
Additionally, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu will help children improve their posture, promotes a healthy lifestyle, improve motor skills and have a positive affect on sports performance, improve coordination and flexibility, enhances a child’s concentration for better performance in school, and teaches self discipline. BJJ is a character building martial art that will help children to ward off bullies but more importantly develop the skills they will need to be successful in all aspects of their lives.
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