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New anti-bullying trend: Teaching victims to fight back

This article by Kristin Kalning was published on MSNBC.com last week concerning Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and how BJJ helps children fight off big bullies. Society has typically dealt with bullying via establishing zero tolerance policies or applying other behavior consequences toward bullying offenders. A new approach that is gaining momentum is to target the victims, not the bullies, by teaching victims how to stand up and fight back against the bully.

Kalning writes, If you found out that bullies were hassling your kid, what would you do? Help him rehearse comeback lines? Or show him how to open a can of whoop-ass, and knock those jerks into next week?
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