Choosing a Self Defense for your child! Words from a Singapore National Athlete

Choosing the Right Martial Art and School for your Child! – Benjamin Ng Singapore National Athlete and Instructor While the techniques and values may differ between martial arts, grapplers with a strong base in say, Judo can easily grasp techniques from Wrestling or BJJ. Likewise, strikers who have a good foundation in Karate can easily transition into Boxing, Taekwondo or Muay Thai. It is more…

Raise creative kids in Singapore! – Maya Thiagarajan

Maya Thiagarajan recently addressed a large Singaporean audience at the Raffles Town Club. She spoke about her book to the members of DUAL — the Distinguished University Alumni League, here in Singapore. The conversation was interesting, but there seemed to be one over-riding concern that parents had: how could they raise creative kids in a system that seemed designed…

In Conversation with Artistic Strategies Academy

Claudine Fernandez, founder and Principal Instructor, Artistic Strategies Academy, is a Harvard graduate with an M.A. in Education Degree & B.A. (Hons) Degree in English Literature from the National University of Singapore. She has been teaching English and Literature since 2007. She founded the institute as she observed too many children feeling disenchanted with writing. This was mostly due…

Minor Inc. in conversation with Peter Hodgson- Centre Stage School of the Arts

Centre Stage School of the Arts was founded in 1999 by Peter Hodgson and Alison Tompkins to create an environment in which children can use drama to explore both the imaginative and the concrete world. Since then, the school has developed into a full performing arts centre and now offer quality on-going courses, weekly programmes and workshops for…