Bullying continues to be a major issue despite the fact that awareness of the problem is at an all-time high. Kyoshi Dave Kovar founded Martial Artists Against Bullying (MAAB) because no other industry is in a better position to do something about bullying than the martial arts industry.
We are already doing a lot to address bullying. The mere act of training in martial arts and having children develop a higher level of confidence decreases their chances of being bullied in the first place.
Kyoshi Dave Kovar has developed an entire curriculum of anti-bullying drills and role playing exercises in an effort to educate, inform, and help eradicate bullying. This program is designed to help children of all ages overcome the negative impact of bullying. It teaches participants:
Awareness – How to identify predator behavior
Avoidance – Realistic ways to avoid being a target of bullying
Assertiveness – How to stop bullying behavior
Research shows that bullying peaks in the 5th, 6th and 7th grades. Our goal is to minimize the effects of predatory behavior in lower elementary and middle school-aged children, through role playing, small group discussions and empathy training.
Click Here to download our Bully Prevention Flier. Together we can end Bullying!
If you would like to schedule a Bully Prevention Workshop, or if you have questions on how to deal with Bullying, please fill out the form below and we will be happy to contact you or call 1-800-645-3676: