two young karate students

Martial Arts Benefits

Masterful Parenting – Watch here for more Parenting Tips Daytime Tri-Cities – WJHL News Channel 11 – Watch the Show Here Host:  On this week’s Masterful Parenting, we hear firsthand from a parent on how her kids built up confidence and life skills from taking a martial arts class. Master Mom Amanda Olson and Donna […]
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Master Glenn Olson instructing a student

Why Olson’s Martial Arts Academy?

Ever Wonder Why the Olson’s do What they Do? Click on Doing Good to hear the interview with Glenn and Amanda Olson on how and why they started Olson’s Martial Arts Academy back in 1997! What their heart is for the community and how martial arts training changes lives in a positive way.     […]
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Confident Karate Kids

When Your Child is Being Shy

https://youtu.be/rVBKj4HjsNE It can be very frustrating when you child freezes up, won’t join the group or hides behind your leg when you are trying to introduce them to someone new. Fight the frustration and take a breath. Be patient and help your child slowly gain the confidence they need by being supportive. Getting upset with […]
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Tai Chi Amanda Olson

Respecting Each Other’s Differences – Parent to Child

We all want our children to grow into independant, capable adults. However, as they start to grow and begin to have different ideas and opinions of the world than you do, clashes can occur. As parents we need to understand that this is an inevitable part of growing up and we want to teach our […]
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