A martial arts academy in Oak Ridge is offering a free workshop in October for children and their parents who want to counter bullying.
The CounterBully Seminar is from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, October 1.
It’s being offered by Progressive Martial Arts Academy at 138 Fairbanks Road in Oak Ridge.
There are many forms of bullying, including cyber bullying, verbal abuse, physical violence, and even sexual harassment, a press release said.
The CounterBully Seminar will teach children six years old and older to learn to combat bullying by using confidence as a way to prevent potential physical violence or emotional abuse, the press release said. Participants will also learn proper reporting methods and basic self-defense tactics in case the bullying becomes physical. [Read more…]