Have you ever been bullied or have you ever bullied someone? Every day children and even adults are being bullied. There are a lot of reasons for why people decide to bully, it can be because of jealousy, boredom, hate, anger release, feeling confident and better after putting someone down. Bullies can be considered as the weak praying on the weak. Bullies hurt people and make people become one. There is different ways you can treat a bully, you can let them pick on you and hurt you physically or emotionally OR you can do something about it for them to leave you alone and realize they can not mess with you. You do not need to physically hurt someone to have them stop bullying you.
Double Dose Muay Thai instructors teach their students to be both physically and mentally strong, to keep a positive attitude and have confidence. Having confidence in yourself and standing up for yourself can drive bullies away fast. In every class you are taught street self defense techniques that can help if you are ever put into situations that you feel unsafe. The techniques don’t always involve hurting the person but getting the person away from your personal space to be able to escape if necessary. Double Dose teaches students to stand up for themselves and protect those who are weaker and not capable of defending themselves. The techniques are not taught to get students into trouble, there taught to get them out of trouble. Double Dose does not discriminate between genders and the size of a person. Students partner up in class with anyone and they must learn how to use the skills and techniques taught with any classmate to be able to learn how to overcome certain circumstances. For example if a student is on the fight team they are going to be fighting various types of opponents. Yes they may be around the same weight but their fighting style is completely different then what the student is used to. Double dose helps prepare you to defend yourself with different fighting styles, different sizes of people, different situations you can be put it and most important standing up for yourself.