Why We Started Martial Arts

Posted: November 14, 2017

I have three kids. When we started martial arts they were 10, 8 and 4. Each child holds his or her own unique qualities and well a few that aren’t so desirable. I’ve got the heady one who didn’t quite know how to use her voice to stand up for herself, the fiery one who knows how to use her voice all too well, but tends to use it at in-opportune times and the one who’s always ready for a party.  Can you start to guess why martial arts seeme


AVOID BECOMING A VICTIM: Keep Safe This Holiday Season!

Posted: November 13, 2017

The holiday season is upon us, and it is definitely a very special time of the year.  

Unfortunately, this also means that people become busy and are not always as aware as they should be.

Thieves and criminals are aware of this and become especially active during this time of the year.

If you are enrolled in our Adult Martial Arts / Self-Defense Classes at Victory Martial Arts, you are already at an advantage to not become a victim this holiday season.  If you are not enroll


Halloween Safety Tips

Posted: October 26, 2017

If you stop and think about it, Halloween is the one time of year we completely contradict everything we’ve ever taught our kids. Seriously. We spend 364 days telling them not to talk to people they don’t know, don’t go up to unfamiliar homes, and never, EVER, take candy from strangers. Then comes Halloween. The one day a year that we throw this idea to the “spirits” and break all of our own rules.

It’s okay, we’re not here to be the nagging troll on yo


Halloween Safety Tips for Parents, Pt. 2: Night of Halloween

Posted: October 22, 2017

Halloween night is supposed to be filled with scares – but only scares of the pretend variety. Unfortunately, Halloween night poses a few unique risks for kids of any age. Here’s a complete checklist for keeping your little monsters safe while they’re out trick or treating.

Safety in Numbers

Children 12 and under should be accompanied by a parent or other trusted adult. When out trick or treating, accompany younger children to the door. Also, never let children enter the home


Halloween Safety Tips for Parents, Pt. 1: Halloween Preparations

Posted: October 13, 2017

As we reach the end of October, the weather grows colder, the leaves change color and all the spooky ghosts and ghouls prepare for trick or treating fun! As parents, you want your little ones to have a fun, memorable and – above all else – safe Halloween. Here’s a complete safety checklist:

Safe Costume Selection

Halloween is all about the costumes. No matter what character or role your child wants to play, you’ll want to make sure their costume is hazard-free. Avoid


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