Science! Study Shows Bullying Affects Mental Health More Than Child Abuse

When it comes to jiu jitsu, we frequently talk about self defense for adults, and helping children protect themselves against bullying in school. In addition to protecting themselves from the physical abuse of bullying, participating in jiu jitsu can offer children the opportunity to develop the confidence, and “mental self defense” to stand up to bullies.

Which, as a recent study written about on IFLScience, can be view more crucial then ever, as bullying appears to have long term effects on children and can affect them more severely than an abusive childhood. Which is pretty messed up, when you think about it.

Check out the article, and have a great day everyone!

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