Every month in Australia, thousands of children miss school due to fear of bullies.
Studies suggest that bullying may be the leading cause of low self-esteem in children, and according to some surveys, less than 15% of kids actually report acts of bullying.
Children's inability to stand up to a bully is rooted in profound fear for their personal safety.
Ironically, the victims know that they must confront the bully and would like nothing more than to stand up to them. But, they simply can't
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follow through for fear of the physical harm that backs the bully's every action.
And, therein lies the challenge – how do you instill in a victim of bullying the confidence to face the tormentor, look them in the eye, and back them down?
The answer is simple – teach the victims to defend themselves against physical attack, and the rest will follow.
Most martial arts programs rely on striking the attacker with violent punches, kicks, knees, and elbows, but in the Hill Top Bully Proof program ...