How Can I Get My Teenager To Resume Soo Bahk Do Training?

confused-woman-sm1Q: My teenager (daughter) is a Dan (black belt), but has lost interest in training. How can I inspire her to resume training in Soo Bahk Do® Moo Duk Kwan®?

A:  The decision to train needs to be hers and parental pressure can be less effective with teenagers than it may be with very young children, so you may need to employ a creative parental strategy to discover what dampened her desire to train and/how you might inspire or support her to resume training.

The answer may be as simple as the teen years exposing your teenage daughter to other influences and interests that has pulled her attention elsewhere; however, you might consider having a non-pressuring conversation with your teenager  in order to determine if anything unpleasant happened in her training that might have caused her desire or interest to wane.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Several sets of questions and answers are available for those wishing to learn more about the Soo Bahk Do® Moo Duk Kwan® martial art system founded by Kee Hwang in 1945 and the U.S. Soo Bahk Do Moo Duk Kwan Federation®.

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