Mom's encouragement to bully bash spa...

Mom's encouragement to bully bash sparks debate

There are 3 comments on the National Post story from Aug 26, 2009, titled Mom's encouragement to bully bash sparks debate. In it, National Post reports that:

Martial arts instructors are condemning a Winnipeg mother's decision to enrol her bullied son in kick-boxing classes and give him permission to retaliate against his tormentors.

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Colombo, Sri Lanka

#1 Aug 26, 2009
Karate Kid

United States

#2 Aug 26, 2009
A bully picks on someone who he/she thinks is weaker and by doing so makes themself feel better. Many have serious issues around self image or their own physical development. However, some people are just mean. True karate is hard and the commercial version that most instructors teach today is not real fighting. However, do what ever it takes to make your children feel good about themselves and they will have the ability to walk away or fight if there are no other options. Give the mom a break.
Jacques Thomet 7 DAN

Seffner, FL

#3 Aug 26, 2009
eskarate wrote:
--I was being part of WUKO federation and that is the most political federation of the worldwide but not the best.
The best today is for me The S.K.I.F. The Kanazwas' federation Shotokan of course.
But for Adults is in USA UKAI. The headquarter is in N/J. loock for Sensei S. Lopresti very nice person at the degree belt of 7 DAN or loock the internet UKAI at Fl he will give you the name of the federation. It is very difficult today to find a really good federation and the real one.

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