This latest volume, which is scheduled for release October, will include contributions from Lee and ten other experts in various industries that address the growing problem of bullying.
“Bullying in the U.S. currently traumatizes more than 25 million families,” explains Lee. “1 out of 4 kids report being bullied 2-3 times per month. One of the best tools for bullyproofing is self-confidence. As an professional martial artist and victim of bully myself, martial arts training helped me become bullyproof and live my life. Writing this chapter is my way of helping the educate and inspire the people to become bullyproof and live their life, creating champions for life.”
BULLYPROOF: Unleash the Hero Inside Your Kid, is a project started by Alex Changho, a martial arts professional and business coach.
“There are many programs out that are meant to help parents and kids deal with bullying,” says Changho. “But so many of them are designed to ‘keep the peace’ or ‘reduce conflict at schools’ instead of actually addressing the real problem. The problem is not bullying in itself. The problem is the negative effects that bullying has on kids. The solution is to bullyproof the individual, by empowering more people, and helping them feel great about themselves. When inevitably the bullying happens, it will be ineffective.”
Lee’s involvement in the BULLYPROOF project will bring an effective, working solution to the families of Shoreview. Along with the release of the book, Lee will hold free workshops, resources, and training for the community.
For more information about Grandmaster Yong Hyeok Lee and Lee’s Champion Taekwondo Academy, visit www.leeschampion.com.