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My daughter just turned 8 and does the same thing. The problem is that she is a perfectionist and wants to be excellent at everything she does. Guess what? She wasn't awesome the first time she tried the harmonica. Or skiing. Or Snowboarding. Or skating. Or judo. And every time we sit and I tell her the same thing when she says, "I'm not good." I ...


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It's an old educational style to praise children for high skills and compare them to others in order to be ready for a heavily competing world. Knowing the expectations of the parents and teachers the child can be frustrated when can't reach those high expectations. This can lead to poor self confidence and lack of courage in front of new challenges. The new ...


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"I mean, it is excessively sport-oriented: you cannot put your hands on the opponent's face, you cannot kick nor hit him, etc..." Sport-oriented or Street-practical.Anything you learn, it should be for self-defense and not for amplifying violence(it seems like you just want to hit people just because you can:) or maybe I'm misunderstood) Anyway, coming to ...


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Well I currently assist in teaching a junior class (ages 4-14) and I can find some of the younger ones a bit difficult to teach. However I started my self 10 years ago at age 5 and a half (i'm 15 and a half now) and I really enjoyed it as a child. So I would say any age really, as I feel it was the fact that I started so young that has allowed me to not only ...



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