Having positive self-esteem is critical to living a happy, healthy life. But, at times, feeling good about yourself can be easier said than done. Some believe it has to do with how pretty you are, the brand of car you drive or having accomplished some incredible feat. Of course, it’s nice to work hard and have something to show for it, but the real secret in having great self-esteem is finding the joy in YOU….all of YOU! This means celebrating your victories, while also learning from and accepting your defeats. Want some pointers on how you can feel better about you? Here are 9 tips to help you boost your self-confidence!
Martial Arts Classes in Little Rock: How to Choose a Martial Arts School for Your Child Part 2
Posted: February 26, 2019
Talk to Instructors, are they qualified?
It's important to know the qualifications of the instructors at a martial arts school. Ask about their training and find out if they are certified. People who want to teach martial arts may be personal trainers who are certified as martial arts instructors, or they may have certification from associations within their sport. For instance, a good martial arts instructor may have a certification from an organization like the American Taekwondo Association. Instructors teaching karate for kids should also be certified in first-aid and CPR in case a child is injured during class.
If you’re interested in having your child participate in competitions, you need to verify any certifications or licenses required by state law. In Arkansas, amateur competitive matches must be sanctioned and supervised by an amateur sanctioning organization for matches involving martial arts forms that include blows or strikes to the head. At All Star ATA Martial Arts, our students compete in the Tournaments, that begin with district / regional tournaments and continue on until World Championships where finalists from all over the world compete in one of the largest Martial Arts tournaments in the world.