Paul Besterman Krav Junior Lions Krav Maga

Mr. Paul’s thoughts on Krav Junior

A few weeks ago, I asked one of our Krav Junior instructors, Paul Besterman, to write up a little bit about what he thinks the purpose and value of Krav Junior is. I told him that I didn’t need anything formal… stream of consciousness was fine. I just wanted to get his thoughts on it. When I got his email a couple of weeks later, I was moved to tears.

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Parent SKILLZ: Nurturing

Every parent wants to provide their child with a safe, loving, and nurturing environment. But how can we ensure that our actions are aligned with that goal? Read on to learn 4 ways to include more nurturing in your daily interactions with your child.

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Brain Science & Action Based Learning

Did you know that brain science shows that if children are sitting all day, they are missing out on vital movements that increase brain function and activity? We as Krav Junior Teachers (especially the ones teaching kids age 3-7), are helping our students develop their brains in ways that help them in every facet of their lives!

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Parent SKILLZ: Prompting

How can you set your child up for daily success? One of the most effective ways to do this is to focus on PROMPTING instead of punishment. Here’s what you need to know about prompting your child toward good behavior and decisions…

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Parent SKILLZ: Attunement

Do you ever feel like you can read your child’s mind? Like, you know exactly what they are about to say or do next? This is attunement. Improving your attunement skills will allow you to create a more patient and understanding relationship with your child. Check it: 1. Modify Your[…]

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The Power of Pre-Evaluations

Attention Austin Families! As you know, Lions Krav Maga is committed to bringing you the BEST in Age Specific Self Defense! Dwindling are the days of the dungeon dojo and authoritative discipline that many who grew up in the martial arts have come to expect. As times change it is[…]

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Kids Self Defense Prevention Tips

Because Knowledge is Power… Remind your children:  Safe grownups don’t ask kids for help! Never leave young children unsupervised… not even for a minute. Replace the word “Stranger” with “Tricky Person.”  It’s not what someone looks like, it’s what they say or want to do with a child do that[…]

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Top 5 Back to School Safety Lessons

It’s still hot as the hinges of H-E-double hockey sticks outside, but summer vacation is officially winding down. It’s that time again – Back to School! This annual transition is a perfect opportunity to check in with your child about his or her personal safety skills.  Here are my top 5 Back to[…]

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