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Martial Arts Life Skills

Tuesday, June 28th, 2011

Teaching Life Skills are an essential element of the modern martial arts school, ideal for martial arts instructors and martial arts teachers who are passionate about making a difference to today’s youth. Anyone can teach children to kick and punch, teaching life skills will position you as an educator in your community through teaching skills that can be used in everyday life character education program. Martial Arts training is the only activity perfectly positioned to integrate life skills, as martial arts simply serve’s as a vehicle to instill values and skills that children can put to use outside of the school. Skills like: Self-Confidence, Self-Control, and Positive Thinking; Listening Skills, Respect and Good Manners. The Ability to Focus Attention; Perseverance and Courage. The core stresses the vital importance of a healthy mind and body necessary to lead a productive life.

The Instructor hands out life skills themed educational material and home checklists to students in class. Parents place the checklist somewhere visible, refrigerator/notice board. Parents work together with children to complete checklist by providing guidance and support on completing activities and filling the checklist. Use a marker or smiley face sticker to indicate your child’s progress. The instructor delivers themed life skills messages in each class to develop students awareness of life skill and provide mental training. Parents reinforce the messages taught in class by having their children feedback the message and its meaning at home, helping to fill in the gaps of the child’s understanding. Parents complete checklist to say their child has demonstrated the required effort and conduct in and out of their martial arts school. Students hand checklist to their Instructor. The Instructor awards the child with a Martial Arts Hero Certificate.

Understanding the Important of Foreign Language Study

Wednesday, June 8th, 2011

Learning to speak and understand different language is very important. With the computer age and internet, where you can virtually travel around the world, most people are now just staying at home and are working at home. Most people are opting for online works right now. Even interviews and video conferencing by employers all over the world is done over the internet now.

To be able to speak online with your clients in their own language is a big advantage for you. Being able to answer your interviews confidently and able to talk with your future employer in their own language is a big edge. Indeed to be bi-lingual is an important thing in this age.

If you are planning to have a career change then move on to what is most demand today. Learning foreign languages are the best thing for you to do. It can open a lot of opportunities for you both online and in the corporate world. Travel would be much fun too and enjoyable if you know the language of the place that you are going to. These are just among the benefits that you get when you learn to speak other languages.

There are lots of method which you can learn to speak foreign languages like Spanish, French, Italian and more. You can enroll to language classes in your area but if your schedule does not allow it then you can choose on many language course programs online where you will be provided lessons to study everyday or anytime at your convenience. These are more interactive which makes you learn the lessons fast and which make learning easy too.

Hearing and listening is their way of instructing you to learn to speak other languages. Listening and repeating the words yourself will easily make you familiar with the words and when you familiarize the words then you begin to associate this words to any objects that will make you remember the meaning easily. As simple as it is, the method is proven effective today. You can even share this whole program with your family and if you have kids then it will be a good idea to let them join in the study too.

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