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Kids Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Promotion at Baltimore Martial Arts

Several junior students from the Baltimore Martial Arts Brazilian Jiu Jitsu program recently tested for their next belt. Four students in particular tested and passed their junior BJJ black belt.

The junior black belt candidates had to pass a grueling one hour test of physical strength, endurance and mental challenges before they were tested for technique proficiency. Their entire test took about 2 1/2 hours and was a testament to what students can achieve through hard work and dedication.

Baltimore Martial Arts Children Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

Baltimore Martial Arts Children's BJJ Promotion

Baltimore Martial Arts Academy 6565 Baltimore National Pike, Catonsville, MD 21228
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Little Girl Bullied – Grandmother’s Testimonial

Childhood Bullying

One of our students was bullied at her school before joining our children’s Brazilian Jiu Jitsu program at Baltimore Martial Arts. Brazilian Jiu Jitsu is only one of several kids martial arts programs that we offer. They all help kids gain confidence and teach them defensive skills that help protect them against big bullies.

Below is a brief video of the little girl’s grandmother giving her opinions of our children’s martial arts program and what it has done for her granddaughter.

Childhood bullying has become a major issue in our society. No longer are bullies getting slapped on the wrist or detained after school. School policies are beginning to adapt a zero tolerance policy which may result in school expulsion and legal consequence.

The graph below shows that children’s behavior and/or attitudes toward other children is changing for the worse.

Childhood Bullying

Changing Attitudes

Teaching children martial arts and instilling confidence is only one part of the problem. We can help the victim stand up for themselves and punish those children who decide to be abusive. However, these strategies are only bandaids on a wound and not a cure. We may never be able to stop bullying and giving your child bandaids may be your best immediate strategy. We should strive for more than quick fixes and reach out to those being bullied and or bullying through their parents and through their teachers at school. We can try and educate parents, teachers and our children’s guardians by teaching them the signs to look that are indicative of being bullied or bullying other children.

If you have a child that is being bullied or who is bullying others and you would like to discuss this matter in person, please feel free to call or email me anytime. Gary Berger Owner Baltimore Martial Arts.

Baltimore Martial Arts Academy 6565 Baltimore National Pike, Catonsville, MD 21228
Looking for a map?

Walk in M-F, 5-9 PM Saturday, 9 AM – 2 PM & Sunday 2-4 PM
Visit our You Tube Channel{Baltimore Martial Arts You Tube}.
Email us at:baltimoremartialarts@yahoo.com

To read more reviews about Baltimore Martial Arts & Fitness please visit our GOOGLE PLACE PAGE.

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Bully – Motion Picture

Directed by Sundance and Emmy-award winning filmmaker, Lee Hirsch, The Bully Project is a beautifully cinematic, character-driven documentary. At its heart are those with huge stakes in this issue whose stories each represent a different facet of Americas bullying crisis. The Bully Project follows five kids and families over the course of a school year. Stories include two families who have lost children to suicide and a mother awaiting the fate of her 14-year-old daughter who has been incarcerated after bringing a gun on her school bus. With an intimate glimpse into homes, classrooms, cafeterias and principals offices, the film offers insight into the often cruel world of the lives of bullied children. As teachers, administrators, kids and parents struggle to find answers, The Bully Project examines the dire consequences of bullying through the testimony of strong and courageous youth. Through the power of their stories, the film aims to be a catalyst for change in the way we deal with bullying as parents, teachers, children and society as a whole.

The Bully Project
For more information on Bullying or how to set up defense classes for your child {Martial Arts Baltimore}, {Martial Arts Baltimore} you can contact us at: Baltimore Martial Arts Academy 6565 Baltimore National Pike, Catonsville, MD 21228
Email: baltimoremartialarts@yahoo.com
410-465-7799

Walk in M-F, 5-8PM Saturday, 9AM – 2PM & Sunday 2-4PM

Video tour of the Baltimore Martial Arts & Fitness with owner Gary Berger. Tour includes audio.

Gary Berger, owner of Baltimore Martial Arts and Fitness in Catonsville presents a brief video of some of the classes offered at his academy.

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Bullying Victims Fight Back

bullying

Kids fight bullying with Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

A seventh grader is unafraid of bullies for the first time since he can remember after learning Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. After learning Brazilian Jujitsu for only five days, Martin Hendricks, age 12, learned enough techniques to give him the self-confidence for dealing with bullying.

The first week of school 12 year old Martin Hendricks put his Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu to the test after a bully attempted to bother him.

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Anderson Cooper, CNN News correspondant, has recently brought childhood bullying to the mainstream media. He will be doing a documentary on bullying this Sunday at 8PM. For more on childhood bullying as featured on CNN click HERE.

If you would like your child to gain more confidence and be better prepared to deal with bullying, our youth Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu program can help. For more information visit our web page Baltimore Martial Arts or call us at 410-465-7799.

Baltimore Martial Arts
6565 Baltimore National Pike
Catonsville, MD 21228
Looking for a map?

Phone: 410-465-7799
Email: baltimoremartialarts@yahoo.com

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Bully Proof® Your Kids_Baltimore Martial Arts

The federal government has identified bullying as a national problem.

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ), a martial art, has proven to be an effective means of teaching children how to protect themselves against the bullying. Help your child learn to defend him or herself and develop self confidence with our Bully Proof® program.

CNN News recently aired a segment featuring children who learn Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu to deter childhood bullying. This popular children’s BJJ program called Bullyproof®  is making waves around the world. The Baltimore Martial Arts Academy (BMAA) in Catonsville, Maryland has been teaching Jujitsu to children and servicing families for over 15 years.

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