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IMAGE GALLERY: Students Learn Anti-Bullying Tactics

The Academy of Traditional Karate stressed non-violent alternatives during visit to West Intermediate School.

Yes, karate students learn how to perform punches and kicks. But more importantly, they learn methods of not needing to use them.

On Monday, representatives from visited classrooms in North and West Intermediate Schools as a part of .

Inside a classroom filled with students from Mrs. Pizzotti, Miss Downing and Miss Lamont's classes, Sensei Anthony Alessandro spoke about ways to avoid bullies and the difficult situations accompanied by them.

Alessandro stressed methods such as using humor and walking away, and also showed students blocks to use in the event they are confronted by a bully.

Kristen Keane January 25, 2012 at 04:12 PM
We are always so excited to get out and work with the Wilmington Schools in making a difference in the lives of children. The enthusiasm of our Team is amazing and we are so proud of their efforts! It is always a pleasure to bring a little piece of what we do at the Academy to the local schools. Way to go Sensei Anthony and Sensei Dean. A big thank you goes out to Principal Ferreiro & Principal Shaw for their hospitality & dedication to providing a safe & dynamic learning environment.

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