Teaching Child Students in 2022

Stephen Hayes column
If you’re teaching the type of curriculum that’s more applicable on the street, how do you translate that to the much younger audience? Well, that is a very awkward question. Where my Dayton/Centerville, Ohio school is located, it’s middle and upper-middle class, and nobody gets in fights! Kids in general don’t get into fights. Martial arts are all abstract to them, and yet it’s a very pragmatic self-defense system. How do we approach youth? Sometimes my wife will comment, “Oh gosh, I wish we were teaching Tang Soo Do, it would be easier! ‘This is upper-block, this is the punch.’” But what we’ve done is create exercises where we have

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