Sharpened pencils, apples, new backpacks, and a dichotomy of anticipation and shock.
That’s right, it’s time to go back to school, and we are preparing for the year.
Now’s the time to start new routines to get the year off on a great start. You can incorporate what you learn in the karate classroom to what you do in the school classroom, one glorious morning at a time.
A 3-month study performed in 20114 by Lakes and Hoyt states that martials arts can have a positive impact on self-regulatory abilities: Participants of taekwondo showed greater improvements than a control group in areas of cognitive and affective self-regulation, prosocial behavior, classroom conduct and performance on a mental math test.