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Ryan Long reviewed Bobby Lawrence Karate
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I joined the the adult/advanced teenage class in January and it's been great! Really helpful instructors who are genuinely interested in helping you learn. You get out of it what you put into it but the social aspect and thorough curriculum helps you stay focused and keep improving. I never did karate as a kid and wanted a way to get more exercise and learn a few things and this has been great!

Andrea Chun reviewed Bobby Lawrence Karate
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We love Bobby Lawrence Karate because not only do they learn their martial art skills but so much more than that! Our son is taught to respect himself and others along with many great character traits they emphasize on a monthly basis. They always point out to the kids that their path to black belt is not in the studio alone but affects their home and school life as well! Thanks BLK Orem!!! Way to teach our kids!

Jessica Andreason reviewed Bobby Lawrence Karate
5
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My two youngest boys attended a birthday party and got invited back for the free class for their second lesson. During the second lesson I was so impressed with the instructor Scott. He is incredibly patient with the kids and very knowledgeable. I feel like he was incredibly honest and up front with the signing up process. He disclosed all the fees associated with the process. All three of my boys ended up signing up for Karate. I'm extremely happy with the things that have been taught thus far and look forward to my boys progressing in this program. I would highly recommend this program!

Camrie Lynn Fletcher reviewed Bobby Lawrence Karate
5
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We just finished up a free 6 week trial of karate here, and my 5 year old absolutely LOVED it! He couldn’t wait to go every week and always wanted to practice at home. Brian is a gifted instructor and so great at working with kids. I also loved how they combined technique with lessons on life skills like anger management. Some of the class times were pretty crowded, but overall it was a great experience!

Cheryl Kennard Allred reviewed Bobby Lawrence Karate
5
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Karate changed my family in so many ways for the better. My daughter learned to overcome her shyness and not be afraid. My middle son learned respect and discipline, how to focus, to meditate when he is stressing out, and to follow instructions, my oldest boy learned how to be a leader, how to teach others and have fun. Karate teaches life skills that are irreplaceable, so glad we chose Bobby Lawrence Karate. The teachers were amazing, and became family to us.

Keeshia Fletcher reviewed Bobby Lawrence Karate
5
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Such a fun environment. teaches respect and discipline. they are really good with working around your schedule as much as possible. Brian is awesome with the kids and they are always on time.

Jeffrey Allan reviewed Bobby Lawrence Karate
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Bobby Lawrence karate has some of the best karate instructors around. I've worked with them for years and am always impressed with their professionalism and how much they really care about my progress.

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How to Avoid Being a Victim of Bullying

Bullying has become an epidemic in recent years. Yes, there have

always been bullies, and yes, those bullies have always caused serious

and lasting damage to their victims; however, bullying in the 21st

century has changed – and not for the better.

According to Pacer’s National Bullying Prevention Center, one in four

students has reported that they were bullied during the school year and

14.8% of high school students in the United States have reported that

they were bullied online.

The consequences of bullying can be devastating. Victims are more

likely to experience a decrease in their academic performance, anxiety,

depression, and behavioral problems.

Being that bullying is such a rampant problem in the United States,

children need to be presented with methods that will teach them how to

combat being the victim of the name calling, teasing, and harassment

that are associated with bullying behavior.

How can kids avoid becoming the victim of a bully? Here are some tips

that can be highly effective.

Be Confident

Typically, bullies tend to prey on those who appear to lack confidence

and who are unsure of themselves. If a bully sees that someone is

lacking confidence, he or she is more likely to target that individual and

harass that person.

Being confident is one of the most effective ways to avoid being bullied.

Kids need to have inner confidence, and they need to be able to project

that confidence outward. Parents can help build their children’s

confidence by building them up and supporting them. When children

know that they are valued, they automatically have confidence. Kids can

exude their inner confidence by standing tall, making eye contact, being

friendly and taking pride in their appearance.

Gain the Support of Friends

One or two great friends is worth more than 100 fair-weather friends.

This is especially true if someone wants to avoid being bullied.

Kids should pick their friends wisely, and should gather their support.

Remaining in contact with those friends – walking down the school halls

with them, sitting with them on the bus, or eating with them in the

cafeteria – will prevent a bully from targeting a child. Typically, bullies

tend to take aim at children who are ‘loners.’ Support from friends is a

highly powerful force against bullies.

Stand Up for Yourself

If a bully does start to attack, a child should not only know that it is OK

to stand up for him- or herself, but that standing up must be done.

If a child encounters someone who is saying or doing hurtful things, that

child should exert his or her inner confidence, stand tall, look the bully in

the eye and tell him or her to stop it. Once the child tells the bully to

stop, he or she should walk away and move on. Letting the bully see

that he or she has impacted the victim will only make him or her feel

successful, which will make him or her want to try again.

Kids have the power to stop bullies, and martial arts help them find that

power. By following these tips, children can avoid being the victim of

such cruel behavior and avoid the lasting consequences of bullying.