Latest Videos - Zen Martial Arts Center 2018-04-20T16:44:02Z http://zenmartial.com/video/video/rss?xn_auth=no Fiona Pajama Project tag:zenmartial.com,2017-11-29:4727576:Video:41702 2017-11-29T04:38:53.223Z PJ Balsley http://zenmartial.com/profile/PJBalsley <a href="http://zenmartial.com/video/fiona-pajama-project"><br /> <img src="http://api.ning.com:80/files/VY-xD8Lh-qI3XdsR6-U6FN*pNZ0xNm606yis5L0QaBptP584zP-gSEponMpBc5EXwel4pxE-3maQaiiK0ybV2cgPz7GF7F2*/1654491252.jpeg?width=240&amp;height=180" width="240" height="180" alt="Thumbnail" /><br /> </a><br />"Fiona is collecting Pajamas for WEAVE for kids and teens. Please donate new, unwrapped, pajamas to her collection box at the Dojo!" <a href="http://zenmartial.com/video/fiona-pajama-project"><br /> <img src="http://api.ning.com:80/files/VY-xD8Lh-qI3XdsR6-U6FN*pNZ0xNm606yis5L0QaBptP584zP-gSEponMpBc5EXwel4pxE-3maQaiiK0ybV2cgPz7GF7F2*/1654491252.jpeg?width=240&amp;height=180" width="240" height="180" alt="Thumbnail" /><br /> </a><br />"Fiona is collecting Pajamas for WEAVE for kids and teens. Please donate new, unwrapped, pajamas to her collection box at the Dojo!" Should I take karate away from my child as a consequence of bad behavior? tag:zenmartial.com,2016-11-04:4727576:Video:37613 2016-11-04T05:51:50.772Z Mike Oliver http://zenmartial.com/profile/MikeOliver <a href="http://zenmartial.com/video/should-i-take-karate-away-from-my-child-as-a-consequence-of-bad"><br /> <img alt="Thumbnail" height="180" src="http://api.ning.com:80/files/YOoFu1FozwFECc4xLZ--yuaXjC8DszMPD4ByC8AWWfliJ2Gbck-CG*-E3NFd6ofnO7*2wrjipCsUCwGfdLAXOQnmSwYxQh2L/1244279136.jpeg?width=240&amp;height=180" width="240"></img><br /> </a> <br></br>As a parent of a child training in the martial arts, you may feel tempted to pull your child out of classes as punishment for inappropriate behavior at home or school. In this video, I address why I think that this is generally a bad… <a href="http://zenmartial.com/video/should-i-take-karate-away-from-my-child-as-a-consequence-of-bad"><br /> <img src="http://api.ning.com:80/files/YOoFu1FozwFECc4xLZ--yuaXjC8DszMPD4ByC8AWWfliJ2Gbck-CG*-E3NFd6ofnO7*2wrjipCsUCwGfdLAXOQnmSwYxQh2L/1244279136.jpeg?width=240&amp;height=180" width="240" height="180" alt="Thumbnail" /><br /> </a><br />As a parent of a child training in the martial arts, you may feel tempted to pull your child out of classes as punishment for inappropriate behavior at home or school. In this video, I address why I think that this is generally a bad idea. What NOT to Say to a Child that is Being Bullied tag:zenmartial.com,2016-08-30:4727576:Video:37804 2016-08-30T06:36:30.038Z Mike Oliver http://zenmartial.com/profile/MikeOliver <a href="http://zenmartial.com/video/what-not-to-say-to-a-child-that-is-being-bullied"><br /> <img alt="Thumbnail" height="180" src="http://api.ning.com:80/files/Sf5NtxbD8B00EA3Of64WMheWtE94hR6o-0F1B-YJTAp-ifQkEwKKa3bOHHS2Q9RKN0u2f1me1mKfc1Gq2yjyn5vM0-Ell-hA/1232890723.jpeg?width=240&amp;height=180" width="240"></img><br /> </a> <br></br>As parents, coaches, and mentors of young people, let's arm ourselves with the best information we can on the nature of bullying so that we are prepared to give the best advice possible. What we were told as kids may not (and likely isn't) the best advice out there.<br></br> <br></br> Through the years of working with children being bullied, I have heard some well-meaning,… <a href="http://zenmartial.com/video/what-not-to-say-to-a-child-that-is-being-bullied"><br /> <img src="http://api.ning.com:80/files/Sf5NtxbD8B00EA3Of64WMheWtE94hR6o-0F1B-YJTAp-ifQkEwKKa3bOHHS2Q9RKN0u2f1me1mKfc1Gq2yjyn5vM0-Ell-hA/1232890723.jpeg?width=240&amp;height=180" width="240" height="180" alt="Thumbnail" /><br /> </a><br />As parents, coaches, and mentors of young people, let's arm ourselves with the best information we can on the nature of bullying so that we are prepared to give the best advice possible. What we were told as kids may not (and likely isn't) the best advice out there.<br /> <br /> Through the years of working with children being bullied, I have heard some well-meaning, yet fairly useless--sometimes even dangerous--advice given to kids. Here, I share the two worst things I believe that we can say to a young person that is being bullied. Healthy Competition in the Dojo tag:zenmartial.com,2016-06-22:4727576:Video:37105 2016-06-22T04:50:25.315Z Mike Oliver http://zenmartial.com/profile/MikeOliver <a href="http://zenmartial.com/video/healthy-competition-in-the-dojo"><br /> <img alt="Thumbnail" height="180" src="http://api.ning.com:80/files/XQT0xcoyGcc3YG078DRE6kiALv8yOm9PWJDFikMwm2yXG0ZitwQio9jLCret*LJwKJ1*8waXvJNZSOzB1q-2ulrmOFD6XQSU/1216823703.jpeg?width=240&amp;height=180" width="240"></img><br /> </a> <br></br>While traditional competition at tournaments is a large part of karate training for many, sometimes the best kind competition is found with your own dojo mates. Use healthy competition to raise yourself and those around you to new… <a href="http://zenmartial.com/video/healthy-competition-in-the-dojo"><br /> <img src="http://api.ning.com:80/files/XQT0xcoyGcc3YG078DRE6kiALv8yOm9PWJDFikMwm2yXG0ZitwQio9jLCret*LJwKJ1*8waXvJNZSOzB1q-2ulrmOFD6XQSU/1216823703.jpeg?width=240&amp;height=180" width="240" height="180" alt="Thumbnail" /><br /> </a><br />While traditional competition at tournaments is a large part of karate training for many, sometimes the best kind competition is found with your own dojo mates. Use healthy competition to raise yourself and those around you to new heights. Be your own Sensei tag:zenmartial.com,2016-06-16:4727576:Video:37304 2016-06-16T06:15:28.483Z Mike Oliver http://zenmartial.com/profile/MikeOliver <a href="http://zenmartial.com/video/be-your-own-sensei"><br /> <img alt="Thumbnail" height="180" src="http://api.ning.com:80/files/XPZwNi4r*EBt1L*BXfgPoM9ImvP86XGoJcE-0girvxxELgymh2N3Gj9Z8q*WmX6DhXJXoFDclZnZCRiepNxDKnyCxXGIzr3G/1215404748.jpeg?width=240&amp;height=180" width="240"></img><br /> </a> <br></br>While we learn from our peers, instructors, and Sensei, it is important to remember the value of self-evaluation not just in the dojo, but also in our lives as well.<br></br> <br></br> This is the kind of work that we do at Zen Martial Arts in Sacramento. You can learn more about our school and our classes for kids and adults by visiting ZenMartial.com… <a href="http://zenmartial.com/video/be-your-own-sensei"><br /> <img src="http://api.ning.com:80/files/XPZwNi4r*EBt1L*BXfgPoM9ImvP86XGoJcE-0girvxxELgymh2N3Gj9Z8q*WmX6DhXJXoFDclZnZCRiepNxDKnyCxXGIzr3G/1215404748.jpeg?width=240&amp;height=180" width="240" height="180" alt="Thumbnail" /><br /> </a><br />While we learn from our peers, instructors, and Sensei, it is important to remember the value of self-evaluation not just in the dojo, but also in our lives as well.<br /> <br /> This is the kind of work that we do at Zen Martial Arts in Sacramento. You can learn more about our school and our classes for kids and adults by visiting ZenMartial.com .