How to stop a bully, bullies and bullying behavior. A private initiative sponsored by a collaborative effort of USA Martial Arts Phoenix and Nottingham Sword & Shield Security Bodyguards
- 160,000 children cut school every day in the United States to avoid a bully. --National Education Association.
- A majority of the school shootings have been linked to cases of excessive bullying - U.S. Secret Service.
- Studies have shown that adults who were bullied as children have a much higher level of depression and lower self-esteem than those who were not.
Our mission is to STOP this epidemic of bullying and prepare our children for life!!!
Bullies To Buddies | How To Defeat a Bully Without Fighting
Designed for Children in part by leading training experts!
Everyday our kids are in EXPOSURE ZONES where inappropriate and often violent behavior occurs. This course teaches children how to handle the various difficult situations that arise everyday.
In a fun and lively environment, this program addresses the following:
Dealing With Bullies:
- Playground altercations
- How to handle name calling and teasing
- Protecting personal “space” and possessions
- Setting boundaries against inappropriate touch or attention
- Assessing appropriate defense and how NOT to start a fight
- How to physically break away and escape the grasp of a would be abductor
Children gain CONFIDENCE with the new assertive choices they learn to apply in a wide variety of situations. Our students are less likely to react out of anger or fear, or have to use physical resistance after asserting proper awareness skills and appropriate de-escalation behavior. This course is invaluable to help kids deal with bullies that are taking advantage of the zero tolerance rules at school!
Arizona Bully Proof Project