If you’re like me, you want the best for your kids – good marks at school, lots of friends, excellence at sports and team events. You also know how frustrating it can be to see your child holding back from doing their best, not because they can’t do something, but because they lack confidence and self-esteem.
Doctors and psychologists say that high self-esteem is one of the most important character traits for children to have in order to succeed. As an instructor for over ten years, I see kids who lack confidence get lower grades in school, get picked on far more by bullies, have fewer friends and succumb more easily to peer pressure. But what’s even scarier is that studies show that children who don’t address these traits before reaching their teens have a greater chance of remaining that way for the rest of their lives.
You may be thinking, “What has this got to do with karate?” My name is Scott Bullard and I am a sensei (chief instructor). I teach a highly successful program designed to teach children how to develop confidence and self-esteem. It is called the Junior Personal Development Program taught at Canada’s Best™ Karate.
Before I explain the details about the Junior Program, let’s first identify where your child may need help in order to succeed in life.