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ANTI BULLYING CLASSES
According to the NSPCC 31,599 children (10% of calls) called ChildLine in 2011/12 about bullying. Emotional bullying and theft were the most common types of bullying reported by girls, whereas boys were most likely to contact a helpline due to physical bullying, exposure or theft. (source CHI). The majority of bullying takes place in schools.
Unsurprisingly surveys indicate that less than 15% of kids actually report acts of bullying.
Studies also suggest that bullying could be the cause of low self-esteem in children, a child’s inability to stand up to a bully is often rooted in profound fear for their own safety.
Attending an anti-bullying classes and self defence classes for children can prepare children to defend themselves against bullies without turning them into one.
Anti-bullying classes for children teaches them how to defend themselves physically and psychologically and focus on building confidence.
By teaching the victims to defend themselves against physical attack, they will become more self confident and able to deal with bullying. Find an local anti-bullying class near you.
WHAT CAN YOU TYPICALLY EXPECT TO LEARN?
Anti-bullying classes take various forms and empathise in general they will teach children awareness, defence techniques, instil confidence, and emphasise discipline, responsibility and respect.
Bullies usually seek "easy targets" – those who will tolerate their abuse. An anti-bullying class gives children the techniques needed to overcome physical verbal abuse at school, or on the street.
Parents can help their children gain the confidence to deal with bullying or harassment.
WHO WILL BENEFIT FROM ATTENDING ANTI BULLYING CLASSES?
Bullying is not limited to children so people of all ages can benefit from learning anti bullying techniques. Anti-bullying classes are available across the UK and some offer classes for families to attend.
With media coverage increasing there are increasing numbers of anti-bullying classes available to parents and children in London and the UK.
Check Anti Bullying classes and view the profile pages of the Antibullying training programmes. Each class should have a brief description to give you an idea of what the class covers check the instructors profile for qualifications and experience and a current DBS certificate.
Find Anti-bullying classes in London and other major UK cities use the martial art search directory on this page.