The Key to Increased Motivation and Focus in Children and Teens

DOPAMINE The Key to Increased Motivation and Focus in Children and Teens Have you ever wondered why children and teens seem to be so addicted to their smart phones and other devices? Parents are frustrated with their children’s lack of attention and motivation but what do their devices have to do with this? The answer is found in science!   Often referred to as the “motivator molecule,” dopamine is a “feel good” chemical that is released in the brain which helps us focus and feel motivated. When dopamine levels are low, it can result in symptoms such as difficulty focusing, […]

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Children in our society are being exposed to ever increasing levels of violence through music, television, movies, and internet content, often in not so positive ways. This can develop into unhealthy attitudes of defiance and self-centered conduct in their interpersonal relationships both at home and at school. However, parents are sometimes reluctant to reinforce the negative behavior they see in their children by enrolling them in the martial arts, believing them to be a further extension of the violence and defiance they feel is creating the problem in the first place. 

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Well it is finally going to happen, Jason Saggo will take on Alex Ricci May 30th. See link for details. We will have tickets for sale at CBBA as well as organizing a table for the event. http://topmmanews.com/2014/03/09/substance-cage-combat-2-toronto-may-23/

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Great article following up the epic rematch between Royler Gracie and Eddie Bravo   http://www.bjjee.com/featured/royler-gracie-happy-with-performance-open-to-a-third-fight-with-eddie-bravo/

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 Join us for CBBAs first Movie night! Saturday February 8th 5pm-10pm Limit 40 participants Students $30 BBC Members $25 Additional Members $20  

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