Towards Success

Building resiliency in kids means giving kids an opportunity to make sense of the missing ingredients, needed towards their success. Coaches of young people often focus on teaching children to reframe their view of failure as an opportunity for later success. They learn numerous values about, unselfishness, commitment and persistence to training, humility and respect for others. But they should also be learning that life is at times highly competitive and that it is ok to work hard and pursue success.

When the opposite occurs

Been defeated in competition can give kids the opportunity to see that success takes a lot of work and the reward of achieving should feel wonderful because of such commitment toward success. Self-esteem can and should be cultivated in numerous ways with children; not through having them falsely believe that competition should end without any heartache. Losing stinks! But adults can teach children how to lose with grace, how to benefit from failure and how to someday look back on the gift of competition. That is of course, if we don’t shield them from its reality.

The aim

At our academy we aim to give kids and adults the experience of healthy competition. What does that mean? purely means like minded people will improve your self awareness of your own capabilities. Junior classes are structured to give kids routine and repetition in a fun environment so they develop skills needed to advance in their grades.

We want to make a positive difference in all students lives, it is vital for parents and instructors including senior grade students to work together as a close unit.

Talk to and encourage your child to attend every class. Children will very often go from one activity to the other and some will push boundaries,  this is part of normal development. Our job is to teach them that giving up is easy and trying hard takes effort and self discipline, so we can teach them the importance of perseverance and commitment. 

It is important that all students from Karate Academy Sydney behave in a polite and courteous manner in and out of the Dojo. In the case of complaints due to disrespectful behaviour in or out of the Dojo, the student will be dismissed from Karate Academy Sydney and membership along with your rank will be terminated.

I’ll see you at the Dojo- Sensei Jess