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12 tips to help launch your own children’s martial arts programme

By |2019-08-19T22:12:43+00:00July 29th, 2019|Coaching, Pedagogy, Programmes|

A couple of weeks ago I posted an article entitled "Does your club need a children’s martial arts programme?” outlining the benefits of running a children’s programme specifically for younger students. This article will build on the previous one and outline the specific areas you may want to consider when constructing or purchasing a kids

Does your club need a children’s martial arts programme?

By |2019-06-12T10:42:16+00:00June 12th, 2019|Coaching, Programmes|

It is almost two decades since Melody Johnson (was Shuman) created her Little Ninjas programme. Approximately a year later (around 2001) Kimber Hill (now Tyee) released her Lil Dragons programme in to the martial arts world. These programmes were different to many others around at the time as they were written specifically for children. The