David Webb
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David Webb

As the full-time head coach of the Tōukon Academy, David holds a first degree black belts in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Judo and a second degree black belt in Shotokan Karate. Together with this he also holds a Bachelor’s degree in Sports Science and is the founder of a number of Jiu-Jitsu platforms, online resources and initiatives for children. Rostrum...

Cultivating Growth Through Language
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Cultivating Growth Through Language

When growing your kids classes is your number one concern, considering the language you use and it's context can make or break your audience. Age, ability, competitive nature and subconscious comparisons are all issues you must comprehend when communicating your delivery and facilitating encouragement.

Understanding Individualism
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Understanding Individualism

Each and every child that steps into your dojo comes with their very own unique perspectives on life. They all interpret life, people, and their immediate environment differently, their social mobility and motor control also vary immeasurably and you have to be prepared to cater for them all. Ensure your programme has the ability and contingency in place to deliver the best experience possible.

Utilising Anti-Bullying Week
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Utilising Anti-Bullying Week

Let us strip back the business we are involved in. Essentially, we are in the business of developing confidence. Martial arts are a tremendously powerful vehicle for developing confidence in young children, parents understand this as do many school tutors up and down the country. In this post, I’ll show you how to utilise ‘anti-bullying’ week to cultivate growth in your classes.