The 2020 Tokyo Olympics will include a variety of martial arts, including Karate, Taekwondo and Judo. In the world of martial arts, this is a mixed blessing. While some may lament the inclusion of martial arts as a watering down-or commercialization-of these disciplines, there are advantages, as well. One of the biggest advantages is the […]

Coping with depression or any form of mental illness is challenging. While consultation with a mental health care professional is critical, it also is important to engage in self-care. One therapeutic option that most people suffering from depression may not have considered is taking up martial arts. In fact, many health care professionals believe that […]

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports that approximately 11 percent of American children suffer from attention deficit hyperactivity disorder ( ADHD ) and those numbers are expected to increase. Learning disabilities also are on the rise. When a child is diagnosed with ADHD or a learning disability, parents are understandably eager to find […]