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Great place! Friendly staff and the kids have a great time. Also great place for a birthday party.

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Just enrolled both of my kids in the Ninja program. Great gym and coaches! So happy we found this place!!!

Linda Polen-hahn reviewed All Heart Athletic Academy
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My grandson joined the Ninja Warrior class a month ago and loves it! There is a wide variety of physical challenges and he has made so much progress! He just signed up for Ninja Warrior day camp and he is having a blast! The real HEART of All Heart Academy is the coaches! They make exercise fun and really help build confidence and self esteem! You have to come check this place out!

Taylor Wyszynski reviewed All Heart Athletic Academy
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My daughter Isabella is obsessed with the Ninja Warrior class. It not only has helped her physical abilities and social skills but has taught her an important lesson about trying your best and not giving up! Dan and all the coaches are so nice. Everyone loves an owner who cares about each individual customer. We have not been there in a year and when I called to book my daughter's 6th birthday party, Dan remembered exactly who my daughter and I were. They have even taken suggestions and altered the class times to make it easier for us parents to make sure our kids can do what they love! Looking forward to joining back up with the new class schedule and even more excited for my daughter's birthday party which will no doubt be a blast (and not to mention far more affordable than any other place I looked at).

Chris Kristin Collins reviewed All Heart Athletic Academy
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My 2 boys have been going to All Heart Academy 3x a week for the last 18 months and there is no stopping them now! They love the classes and are staying fit, learning how to protect themselves and how to work hard. Their enthusiasm has rubbed off and I started the adult strike class 2x a week! Such a great and rewarding workout. Can't say enough about Coach Dan, Coach Kevin and Coach Justin!

David Clayton reviewed All Heart Athletic Academy
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Coach Dan and his instructors at All Heart Academy’s Kids MMA program have helped my sons and other children in immeasurable ways. The students all improve their impulse control and discipline while increasing self-confidence and body awareness. Over the years I have seen the kids have fun while learning very effective self-defense. I’ve observed timid new students, get on the mats and in a short time transform into more athletic and confident version of themselves through this program and Coach Dan’s infectious “can do” attitude. They always have a great student to instructor ratio to ensure the necessary personal attention is provided for student growth. It is a physically challenging program which builds strength, balance and improving agility. Best of all; the students never get bored!! This is NOT “traditional karate” which many kids today find unexciting; this is truly mixed martial arts where they blend boxing, kick boxing, jiu-jitsu and wrestling into every class. All students develop athletically and personally while immersed in this fantastic program.

Vannessa La Rosa reviewed All Heart Athletic Academy
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Watching my daughter's confidence grow with every class is amazing the coaches take the time to make sure each kid gets the attention they deserve.

Sheryl Fornoff Quatermas reviewed All Heart Athletic Academy
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My son Robby started as a free trial week for afterschool camp. He loved it so much he is at spring break camp and never wants to leave. Thanks to your ALL HEART additude you give so much to these kuds and it's appreciated. We love All heart academy!!

Laurie Mount reviewed All Heart Athletic Academy
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My son has been going to All Heart for a little over a month. It all started with a boy scout event here and ever since...he's been hooked. The people that work here, especially the owner Dan Heart, really care about the kids and making sure they are getting what they need out of every class. This place means a lot to my son and he has formed such a great friendship with one of his scout buddies that also goes here. We drive 40 minutes to get here 2-3 times a week. Thank you Dan and the All Heart staff for putting your heart into these kids!! The name of the business suits the place very well because you are ALL HEART!

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Establish Connection – Summer Camp After School Martial Arts

One of the most important things that you can do as a parent is establish a connection with your child. In fact, children need connection more than anything else.

Here are a few ways that you can begin to build a great connection with your child:

Daily Interactions:

1. Make one-on-one connections with your child. Instead of asking a question from across the room, take an extra 15 seconds to walk to your child, get down on their level, maybe tap their shoulder or touch their arm, and ask the question. Chances are they will engage right away (instead of ignoring you) and answer you because you have made that personal connection.

2. Connect with your child as many times per day as possible. Every positive connection with your child means fewer disconnected or frustrating moments for both of you.

3. Begin positive connections when your child is young. The more positive connections you make early on, the better they will respond and communicate as they get older. Over time they will have a strong enough connection with you that you no longer need to be right in front of them for them to answer your question.

4. Reduce stressful interactions. Good connections reduce stress or cortisol, which is the stress hormone. If you get upset with your child, it makes them upset, too. By improving your connections daily, you begin to eliminate some of the obstacles in your communication with them which also eliminates stressful interactions

Boost their Neurotransmitters!

You can “up” your child’s neurotransmitters to build a better parent-child connection, which means improving your relationship with your child by giving them positive reinforcement in a variety of ways that will allow them to thrive, feel happy, and be healthy.

1. Tell your child about something that is going to happen that is exciting, so they can look forward to it. This improves the neurotransmitter Dopamine which is the anticipation chemical.

2. Hug your child and let them know they are important. Oxytocin is the chemical that reacts through touching.

3. Give your child praise for good behavior or a job well done. This improves Serotonin which is about feeling satisfied.

4. Finally, give your child the chance to run and play or engage in a fun physical activity, especially when they are stressed or feel anxiety. Endorphins are engaged through active movement.

The last key bit of advice is to self-assess. How connected you think you are with your child right now? On a scale of 1 to 5 what grade would you give yourself? Put these tips into action and make a better connection with your child because the more you connect, the better.