What To Expect From Your New Ninja

Martial arts has a well-known benefit of helping children develop physical skills and improve in discipline. For this reason, parents often enroll their children in some type of martial arts in order to achieve goals such as these. And while attaining these goals are...

Developing a Growth Mindset in a Competitive World

In today’s world competition is everywhere and it often starts at a very young age. It begins as a fun, skill-developing event but can quickly become time-consuming and competitive. While some parents want their children pushed to help them learn the hard lessons of...

Why Skillz Works?

Hey SKILLZ Family, Why Skillz works? Some martial arts drills and curriculums focus on building short-term memory, but expect long-term memory results, or have no rhyme or reason whatsoever. This is just scratching the surface of what a martial arts program can do....

Attunement

Hey SKILLZ Family, I wanted to share some great tips on the Parent SKILLZ word: ATTUNEMENT. Be so aware of your child’s strengths and weaknesses so that you can anticipate their behavior choices before they happen. When you are ‘tuned-in’ with your child, you can more...

Skillz Manifesto

Hey SKILLZ Family, Twice per year, I share this manifesto I wrote over 10 years ago… The Science & Psychology Behind SKILLZ When I started martial arts in 1987 as an 11-year old, things were very different. Kids and adults trained side-by-side and everyone...