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Ways To Help Your Child Succeed In School

Posted: February 14, 2021

With kids returning to school this week, now is a great time to establish good habits to make your life easier as a parent, and to set them up for success at school.

Firstly, as a parent, you are your child's first and most important teacher. When parents take an interest in their child's schooling, kids do better and have better feelings about going to school. Support from parents is key to helping kids do well academically.

5 Goal Setting Mistakes That You're Probably Making

Posted: February 14, 2021

We are one week into the new year, and that means resolutions. Lots of them. How are yours going so far? Are you making any of these 5 sure-to-fail mistakes?

Setting goals gives us a clear direction forward to achieving them. But there are a few common mistakes that can quickly derail your progress! For example, studies show that 80% of New Year’s resolutions have failed and been forgotten by February 15, so be sure to keep these in mind and you’ll be far more likely to reach your goals! 

If you think you are making any of the following mistakes, there is still plenty of time to get back on track and hit your january goals! 

Mental Conditioning for Self-Defense

Posted: February 11, 2021

One of the least treated, and probably among the most fundamental, aspects of self-defense training is mental preparation for the high stress involved in undergoing an aggressive situation. At the Academy of CKD, we believe that, for the best chance of staying safe in an act of aggression, our students should train not only to prepare physically for self-defense, but mentally and emotionally as well. To do so, it is very important to understand that self-defense situations that threaten our safety are very stressful and this causes our body to have instantaneous and instinctive responses. An awareness of how the body reacts may save your life!


Use Your Brain For Self Defence

Posted: February 11, 2021

Self Defence Tip Use Your Brain!

When you think about it, your brain is your best self-defence weapon. This is why we tell our students to "Use your brain for self defence"

Self Defence Tip - Be Strong & Stay Safe

Posted: February 11, 2021

Here's how to stay safe with an easy self defence tip that any one can use. Be Strong in your behaviour.

Let's just imagine for a minute that you need to steal somebodies handbag or wallet for cash so you can afford your next drug hit.

It is very sad that there are individuals who have to resort to this, but if you have to do it, who would you look for? I think that you would definitely steer away from the person who is strong, confident and alert. 

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