Monday, February 26, 2018

How to De-Plug from Devices: The Martial Art Mantra


How to De-Plug from Devices: The Martial Art Mantra


Bruce McCorry's Martial Arts Academy

220 Newbury St
Peabody MA 01960

Phone: (978) 535-7878
Email: info@brucemccorrys.com


Of late, we have become a pixelated society in every sense. It is one thing when tedious and efficiency-demanding activities like work and study becomes technologized, but today, the scenario is so different that each of our activities that are related to entertainment, stress-relief, happiness and pleasure are technologically mediated. This need not bother us as long as technology can promise to bring true satisfaction and happiness. Unfortunately, statistics and studies say that this is not always the case.

De-Plugging is Living: Why Technology should not Always be the Solution
Since each one of us, from kids to seniors, are so addicted to our gadgets and the internet, it is important to understand and acknowledge the other side of the picture.
  •       Technology is not always the healthiest choice. Addiction to gadgets is clinically proven to cause a wide range of health concerns, including permanent hearing damage, posture-related physical conditions and affected vision. It even contributes to brain shrinkage by 20%.
  •       Technology is not the happiest choice either. Technological addiction is a leading cause of anxiety and stress among adults. 73% people suffer from panic if they misplace their gadgets, 48% cannot resist social media even after bedtime, 49% feel constantly alert to notifications and 44% cannot sleep without the cellphone nearby.
  •       Technology is not a safe choice, especially for kids. Studies show how kids are routinely exposed to age-inappropriate content like improper language, porn, violence and crimes through technology. And most of these come in addictive packages like games and series.

  •       Technological addiction is no less complicated than substance abuse. It comes with serious psychological damage, and withdrawal symptoms that can lead to depression and suicidal tendency. Technology addicts find their family and social life disrupted by gadgets, their mind unable to focus on passion, studies, work or society – whatever that makes life worth living.


Finding the Pace of Life Again: Martial Arts and the Magic of De-Plugging
Martial art is an inexpensive, efficient and fulfilling way to naturally wean yourself off the device-craze. With martial arts, adults and kids can easily take hold of their technology addiction without the bother of medical help or counselling. Martial art training approaches techno-addiction by providing your mind with those factors that you constantly seek in the world of technology. Martial arts can relieve stress, provide a fun break from your duties and tasks, and make you satisfied with life. A good martial art school, which provides professional instruction along with the vibrant companionship of fellow-learners is nothing short of a rehab for those who are addicted to technology and want to de-plug.

The martial art lessons for adults and children at Bruce McCorry’s Academy, for instance, focuses on how martial art can be used to bring its learners to a healthy, holistic and positive lifestyle. Regular practice sessions are based on structured curriculum prepared by experienced instructors. Martial art teaches you to keep your mind relaxed, focus on and nurture your inner self, stay true to positive thought, and fill your life with the companionship of the few people who matter. 

Children who learn martial arts too learn to distance themselves from the world of constant buzzing and focus on the inner growth instead. There’s no other way to de-plug but the martial art way.

Bruce McCorry's Martial Arts Academy

220 Newbury St
Peabody MA 01960

Phone: (978) 535-7878
Email: info@brucemccorrys.com


Friday, February 23, 2018

Little Ninjas Pre-school Martial Arts: For the Little Champions


Bruce McCorry's Little Ninjas Pre-school Martial Arts: For the Little Champions

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Bruce McCorry's Martial Arts Center
220 Newbury St
Peabody MA 01960

Phone: (978) 535-7878
Email: info@brucemccorrys.com



Parenting a preschooler is quite a stressful task. There might have been times in your life when you panicked seeing your four-year old violently kicking the pillow or punching the air, or even rushing at siblings in mock-fight. There might have been times when you worried he/she was not starting to talk or walk in time. Before you jump to conclusions about your child’s growth, it is important to know that each preschooler is in a precarious phase: on one hand they are a bundle of unbridled energy, on the other, they are vulnerable to social pressures as well. 

The only way to direct this energy in a constructive manner and to ensure positive physical and social development is by enrolling them in a constructive course like martial arts. What your child needs is a productive and efficient preschool martial art program, and the Little Ninjas Preschool Martial Art Program at Bruce McCorry’s Academy is a great choice.

Little Ninjas Pre-School Martial Arts Program: Your Child’s First and Best Choice

The Little Ninjas Martial Art Course was envisaged by the instructors at Bruce McCorry’s Academy (Peabody, MA) as a unique way to address all aspects of a child’s growth and development during the crucial ages of their life. Commenced at a time when most martial art schools were only yet opening up to the idea of preschool martial arts, Little Ninjas Program was an innovative step toward building better persons through martial arts. Open to both girls and boys between 3 and 6 years of age, the Little Ninjas Program offers the following benefits for your little champion:

  • Unlike most other preschool martial art programs, Little Ninjas Program functions on a carefully designed curriculum that introduces easiest, age-appropriate martial arts to preschoolers in an ideal environment.
  • The Little Ninjas Program has a sensitively designed format that blends martial arts with fun activities, games and exercises which young kids would love to take part in.
  • The key attraction of the course is its extremely successful 8-point formula, which works to cultivate eight key skills that are important for a child’s growth and development at this age. These eight skills include teamwork, balance, discipline, coordination, memory, fitness, control and focus. They are intended for the physical, mental and emotional growth of your child and prepare them for the academic, social and personal life that awaits them in future.
  • The program further aims at perfectly developing the abilities that children might need sooner or later in their life. These include social abilities such as communication and confidence, linguistic ones such as fluent speech and comprehension, and physical abilities such as flexibility and motor coordination. The vibrant campus and the exposure it offers help in cultivating these abilities.


The Little Ninjas course provides martial arts in an impeccably safe environment, where experienced instructors and adults monitor conditions all the time, and where special equipment and measures ensure safety and comfort of the children.

Bruce McCorry’s Little Ninjas Program is your once-in-a-lifetime chance to introduce your child to an art that will look after your child’s health, fitness and self-defense skills for the lifetime. 

This is the right time to make 
the choice – say yes today to martial arts!

Bruce McCorry's Martial Arts Center
220 Newbury St
Peabody MA 01960

Phone: (978) 535-7878
Email: info@brucemccorrys.com

We can also be found at 
http://www.preschoolmartialartspeabody.com/


Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Be Better Student through Martial Arts

Be Better Students, Better Athletes and Better Persons through Martial Arts


Bruce McCorry's Martial Arts Academy
220 Newbury St
Peabody MA 01960

Phone: (978) 535-7878
Email: info@brucemccorrys.com







Often, when a child does poorly in school or in sports, we tend to console ourselves by telling that every child is naturally endowed with a different kind of talent. This is true, and it is extremely important to find and cultivate the right talent in your child to make him/her achieve success in life. Having said that, it is equally relevant that in the increasingly competitive world, every child is expected to perform well academically and athletically at least in the formative years of their education. Is there a shortcut to achieve success in school and in sports? Martial arts can be your answer.

Martial Arts for Children: The Steps to Success in School and in Sports
It is statistically proven that children who practice martial arts regularly from a young age show marked improvement in their academic and athletic skills compared to their classmates. Each martial art comes with a set of practices and techniques that can help your kid to achieve success in the classroom:


  • Martial art sessions stimulates and boost the brain, so that a child naturally develops better memory, quick reasoning skills and analytical skills. These abilities come handy in studying subjects like mathematics and science.
  • Decision making and quick reactions which are part of martial arts helps kids to think originally and logically, thus improving their academic skills in general.
  • Martial arts further make children confident, strong and cooperative. In today’s classrooms which favor group activities, teamwork, presentations and social skills, these values can help your child score good grades.
  • Martial arts can help your child to steer clear from bullying, peer pressure and study stress. Once your child is safe from such distractions, it will naturally improve their study skills and grades.


Martial art can work equally miraculous wonders when it comes to physical activities such as sports, athletics and dance: 


  • Martial art sessions help to keep your child’s body fit, lean and toned, suited for excelling in the playground and in physically demanding tasks. 
  • Practicing martial arts builds immunity and helps in resisting diseases, thus helping children to perform better in physical activities.
  • Regular martial art sessions are a great way to increase physical resilience by resisting fatigue, exhaustion and tiredness. It keeps the student constantly bustling with energy and positive spirit, which is extremely useful to excel in sports. 
  • These physical benefits can also double as self-defense skills in times of emergency.


Martial Arts for Future: Being Better Persons through Martial Arts
Martial arts is not just about physical moves which will keep your child’s body and mind sharp – it is also about instilling certain values that will help your child to be a better person in the personal and social lives that they are about to lead. At Bruce McCorry’s Children’s Martial Arts Programs (Peabody, MA), for instance, the focus always falls on building core values in children along with making them sharper and stronger. These core values include respect, confidence, companionship, kindness and positive thinking. Through martial art, what a child learns is not to fight their enemies, but make better relations with others and sustain these friendships through positive behavior. Therefore, character-oriented children’s martial art programs aim at building better people through martial arts.

It’s never too late to introduce your child to martial arts – do it today!


Bruce McCorry's Martial Arts Academy
220 Newbury St
Peabody MA 01960

Phone: (978) 535-7878
Email: info@brucemccorrys.com


Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Bruce McCorry’s Afterschool Martial Arts



A Course that Makes Your Child: 
Bruce McCorry’s Afterschool Martial Arts


Bruce McCorry's Martial Arts Academy
220 Newbury St
Peabody MA 01960

Phone: (978) 535-7878
Email: info@brucemccorrys.com

If there is one trend that the parents of a large section of school-going children adopted en masse in the past decade, it has to be the one of sending kids to afterschool programs. This trend owes to two major transformations in our society: Firstly, with more and more families coming to consist of working parents or single parents, it is quite difficult to find a stay-at-home guardian to look after the children in afterschool hours. Secondly, with the afterschool hours being reportedly more and more unsafe with increasing crime rates, it is impossible to leave kids unsupervised. The burgeoning afterschool programs however leaves the parents in confusion: how to choose the best? Among the many alternative afterschool programs that are available, this article tells you how to choose the right one for your child.

How to Choose the Best – Three Things to Keep in Mind
There are three key things that you need to keep in mind while choosing the perfect afterschool program for your child. They are:


  •  Safety: More than anything else, you need to make sure to pick out a safe program for your child where he/she will be supervised properly and will taught to look after themselves.
  •  Fun: An afterschool program will take up two to three hours of your child’s day. You need to pick a program that he/she can enjoy – not one that will break him/her with the burden of work or activity, but one that will take away the stress and tedium of the school hours.
  •  Quality: Given that your child spends valuable time at the course, make sure to choose a program that will teach them something innovative and useful.


Afterschool Care that Builds Your Child: Bruce McCorry’s 
The Bruce McCorry’s Afterschool Martial Art Program is both a perfect afterschool program as well as a perfect martial art course for children, one with a difference. Having taken shape under the best martial art minds of the 21st century, the program follows a nationally approved syllabus, made even better by Academy’s unique martial art research.

The program can be surely termed an afterschool care that builds your child:


  • It offers the children a safe and comfortable space to practice elementary martial arts under the supervision of trained and experienced instructors
  • The program offers free, safe transport from your child’s day school to the campus
  • It follows a brilliantly structured curriculum that focuses on your child’s holistic growth. It keeps them healthy and fit. It helps them to earn better greats through sharpening their academic skills and honing their athletic and artistic abilities. It also helps them to beat stress and grow confident, which are essential for success in life.
  • The campus offers a fun, enjoyable space in which your kid can learn new things. Through spending times with children of their own age, your child can easily pick up social skills and values like companionship, respect, team spirit and friendship. The positive social vibe in the campus is made better by the presence of experienced seniors and instructors
  • The program also teaches them self-defense to protect themselves at times of danger.




For an afterschool program that actively builds your child’s future, come home to Bruce McCorry’s Academy – the best out there!