Benefits of Private Lessons

Hey Dragonfly Martial Arts Families, Our goal here at Dragonfly Martial Arts is to help every ninja become a better version of themselves! We use the latest technology and curriculum backed by years of research and development via our children’s curriculum to assist us in accomplishing our goal. We are also driven to go above and beyond to open up …

This Months Curriculum

This Month, we are working on block 4 curriculum, which include the following techniques for our Master Cycle students: Head Lock Self-Defense Rear Bear Hug Self-Defense Over Arms Back Fist, Step Up Side Kick, Cross, Ridge hand (combo 4) Rising block, cross, hook punch (against combo 4) Guard Grip Control (collar sleeve) Maintain Balance Arm Drag to Twisting Arm Control …

The Three Elements of Fitness

If you’ve ever watched kids on a playground, you’ve seen the three elements of fitness in action when they: run away from the kid who’s “it” (endurance) cross the monkey bars (strength) bend down to tie their shoes (flexibility) Parents should encourage their kids to do a variety of activities so that they can work on all three elements. Better …

Why Some Kids Try Harder and Some Kids Give Up

By Tracy Cutchlow My toddler struggled to buckle the straps on her high chair. “Almost,” she muttered as she tried again and again. “Almost,” I agreed, trying not to hover. When she got it, I exclaimed, “You did it! It was hard, but you kept trying, and you did it. I’m so proud of you.” The way I praised her …

Bullying Tips

Bullying Tips   One of the biggest concerns from parents during the back-to-school season is bullying. Some 160,000 kids skip school every day because they fear of being attacked or ridiculed by bullies. The good news is that these disturbing statistics can be limited with the proper education.   As an educator that has worked with hundreds of children on …

Back to School for Good Grades

Back to School for Good Grades  Organizing schoolwork would be a breeze for many students if they only follow a few simple tasks on a routine basis. Very often it’s the small details of daily life that slow you down. The following are some suggestions to maintain good school grades and to be a successful student: First impressions are often …