Original content written by Jennifer Salama of Skillz Worldwide. Jennifer is a 4th-degree black belt and has been training in martial arts since 2001. She has a Masters Degree in Child Psychology and has embraced the SKILLZ curriculum because of its focus on child development and using martial arts as a vehicle to develop the child as a whole.
Adapted and edited by Katie Gentry. Katie is the CEO of Southwest Arkansas Taekwondo, a SKILLZ Lifetime Gold studio in Hope, Arkansas. She is a 4th Degree Black Belt and has been teaching Taekwondo since 2012. Katie has a passion for empowering others to overcome obstacles and see the best in themselves. Through SKILLZ Worldwide, she has studied, trained, and implemented knowledge and strategies for how to help children thrive physically, emotionally, socially, and intellectually, backed by experience and psychology.