𝑲𝒊𝒅𝒔 𝒄𝒓𝒂𝒗𝒆 𝒔𝒕𝒓𝒖𝒄𝒕𝒖𝒓𝒆 𝒂𝒏𝒅 𝒕𝒉𝒓𝒊𝒗𝒆 𝒘𝒊𝒕𝒉 𝒊𝒕…
The very nature of growing up implies constant change. A child’s fear of the unknown includes anything from a suspicious new vegetable or fruit to new classmates and new teachers every new school year.
This is why routines are so important for the little ones, it gives them a sense of security in the face of ever-changing circumstances as well as the repetitive nature of rituals provides them with the opportunity to develop self-discipline.
Here lies the secret of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu… you will attempt something so hard that it will take years to master but it is also so much fun and rewarding that it will keep you coming back.
Every class the kids experience success in feeling the increased proficiency also the failure of attempting to master something that typically is very hard even for adults.
In the audio below Professor Almeida describes how he sees kids develop Confidence, unlike any other activity, through the practice of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu.
Video taken from Interview for Gracie Barra Princeton Brazilian Jiu Jitsu & Self Defense