Son got a stripe today!

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  1. gangsterkathryn

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    He has been working so hard and I’m super proud. He has no experience in anything athletic, so this is a big deal.
    I didn’t get to grab a picture because other parents were in the way, but the school did, so I’m going to ask them to send it to me tomorrow.

    I’m sure this is NBD for most, but for us this is a big win! :smile:
     
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  2. Rhino

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    That's awesome, Parabéns
     
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  3. SC MMA MD

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    Great job young gangster!
     
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    Thank you guys! I think it was his best day yet. And the other kids and the regular parents I talk to cheered for him so loud.


    Then he was a brat when we got home.
     
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    Martial arts can play a very important role in teaching kids delayed gratification and the benefits of doing hard work. I think this can be especially important for young boys who often struggle with getting these concepts. The time course for payoff in school and most other sports is too long, where the relatively frequent stripes/belts in martial arts are unsurprisingly nearly perfectly timed. My son who is now 15 first got a glimpse of delayed gratification in martial arts, then football, and finally seems to be getting it in Academics.
     
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    Nice! Congrats Lil Gangster.
     
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    They finally posted the picture!

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    Jdog93 Grrrrrrrr..

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    So which one of the guys in Blue did he submit?

    My money is on both.
     
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    The young kid in practice.
     
  10. Jdog93

    Jdog93 Grrrrrrrr..

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    Still impressed..

    I got put in a rear naked by the wife the like of which McGregor would tap just at the sight of.

    I need to take some Jitz classes asap.
     
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  11. gangsterkathryn

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    He took me down the other day. I got caught off guard.
     
    #11 gangsterkathryn, Sep 17, 2019 at 8:52 PM
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    My comp team parents tell me all the time that their kids keep hitting trips on them, or pummel through their hugs.... I've trained them well LOL
     
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