Coaching Tips: How to Best Motivate Children

Coaching Tips:  How to Best  Motivate  Children[social_warfare] NINJA Trainers are special people. Special because they bring out a confidence in kids that really didn’t know they had. Pulling this ability out of kids is not an easy task, but Trainers make it look easy. Here are a few tips from NINJA HQ Trainers that will…

Continue Reading →

How Are Kids Motivated? A Close Look at Encouraging Girls

[social_warfare] In the last installment of the Ninja Zone Blog, I talked a little about motivating boys. How they are encouraged deeply affects how they learn. But what about girls? How girls learn and are motivated vary drastically from boys. According to studies, what seems to be apparent in the learning styles of kids is that young…

Continue Reading →

How Are Kids Motivated? A Close Look at Encouraging Boys

[social_warfare] What motivates you? Money? Happiness? Peace? Now think back to when you were a kid. For me, my parents found my currency early on: boredom. If I wasn’t cleaning my room like I had been asked, my mom would begin to take things away. First, she’d take away TV. Then radio. Then, if I…

Continue Reading →

What I Hope for My Five Year Old Son

[social_warfare] It’s back to school season, and as a parent I’m faced with many challenges — what school to send my child to, what types of clothes to buy him, what types of food to feed him, and which activities to sign him up for. Of course, while these decisions seem as simple as making…

Continue Reading →

Gymnastics and Parkour: Growing the Cognitive Development of Active Kids

[social_warfare] Cognitive learning and listening skills are key abilities that are built in most children, from a very young age. While it’s true that kids are all different, and you will never find two kids that are exactly alike, studies have shown that children involved in gymnastics or parkour share a common trait: their cognitive…

Continue Reading →

Top 10 FREE Tools for Gym Owners

Continue Reading →

Simple Ways to Bring out the Grit in Your Child

So, we had a Ninja Zone Corporate team meeting today. In the meeting, we discussed the fact that we basically have the BEST job in the world. We’re turning energy into ambition…one awesome kid at a time. This discussion prompted a quote from Ninja Zone Exec Tanya, in which she stated that she read a…

Continue Reading →

8 Ways to be a Successful Ninja!

There is so much more to our Ninjas than being strong, healthy, and having the ability to flip off the wall like a boss. Our Ninjas are polite. They are respectful. They are focused How are Ninja Zone Ninjas successful? They do 8 key things. Whether you’re a parent, coach, or NINJA, take heed. They listen.…

Continue Reading →

Appreciating Your Child’s Energy: Redirecting Liveliness Into a Positive Drive

“Man. I wish I had just an ounce of his energy.” How many times have we said that about kids? I know I’ve said it a million times, and that’s just about my own kids! Kids have lots of energy, and that’s just how it is! Often, their parents can’t even keep up. There’s nothing…

Continue Reading →

Motor Skill Development Through Climbing and Gymnastics

[social_warfare] Here at Ninja Zone, one of the most important concepts that we can see in action everyday is when kids gain and USE transferable core skills. If you’ve been around us for a little bit, you’ve likely heard that term. What exactly are “transferable core skills?” They are basic, deeply rooted motor skills that…

Continue Reading →

Page 6 of 9