Bullied to Bully-proof: The George St. Pierre Story

Bullied to Bully-proof: The George St. Pierre Story He is known as one of the greatest mixed martial artists of all time. A three-time former UFC Welterweight champion, UFC Middleweight champion, and Canadian Athlete of the Year three years running. For many, he is the very definition of ‘tough’. But George St. Pierre was not […]

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📚 The Importance of Journaling (Part 2) 📚

📚 The Importance of Journaling (Part 2) 📚The Art of Problem-Solving & Emotional Intelligence Childhood and young adulthood are crucial periods in the development of our student’s mental health. That’s not a statement of opinion. A study by Kessler et al. showed that 50% of mental health problems are established by age 14, and 75% […]

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✒️ The Importance of Journaling (Part I) – The Lost Art of Storytelling ✒️

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The Importance of Journaling (Part 1) The Lost Art of Storytelling At InPower Academy, our programs introduce kids & young adults to two important practises; Martial Arts and Journaling. But introducing kids to journaling sometimes raises eyebrows. “Isn’t journaling a bit… old-fashioned?” “Does anyone really keep a journal these days?” Unfortunately, the answers to the […]

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Are Pro-Fighters Positive Role-Models for our Youth? 🥊

⛔️ Problem: Our youth today lack role models. ⛔️ Their smartphone screens are an endless, rolling stream of social media ‘influencers’. But do any of these ‘role models’ offer anything of real substance? Anything of real value for our youth to translate into their own lives? Unlikely.  The reality is, the majority of these ‘influencers’ […]

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