A good MMA fighter appreciates the importance of balance?a false move on the mat can signify the end of a tournament, whereas a stable hold can ensure one?s victory. At American Top Team West Palm Beach, instructors cover these aspects of grappling in a variety of classes. Marcos ?Parrumpinha? Da Matta, a fourth-degree black belt and winner of several championships, demonstrates the joint locks and chokeholds of Brazilian jujitsu. Students can also learn the jabs and kicks of muay thai kickboxing, which also come in handy for creating air-circulation holes in your house?s walls.
Finally, whether they are promoting confidence during children's classes or pushing a client to complete a challenging CrossFit WOD, the staff prioritizes emotional balance. Its lessons include equal parts passion and control, stressing safety and discipline in addition to positive energy.
Before first-time drivers hit the road, they must understand the rules and risks of operating a vehicle. Through SurePass Traffic School's classroom and online courses, certified instructors enlighten teens on traffic laws and regulations and the dangers of substance abuse. Sessions culminate in a written exam—available in English, Spanish, or Creole—about road signs and rules, which, if passed, grants the right to a learner's permit. Besides teaching beginners, SurePass offers driver-improvement classes for individuals who have received citations for running red lights or speeding.
While standardized tests can serve as a great canvas to practice bubble art, they're often intimidating and frustrating. Thankfully, the encouraging instructors at Top Score Writing manage to make fourth-grade English fun. They lead youngsters through writing classes that break down preparing for the FCAT into manageable goals and homework assignments.
The staff members at Sylvan Learning's numerous study facilities understand that each child learns differently. Therefore, they don?t try to implement a uniform tutoring system; instead, they design custom lesson programs based on the results of standardized testing, diagnostic tools, and one-on-one interviews.
Tutors work with students from kindergarten through grade 12, illuminating topics ranging from basic reading and writing to remembering complex algebraic formulas without having them tattooed on your chest. Many of Sylvan?s instructors work in local schools, so they are intimately familiar with common curricula and understand how to gear lessons toward optimal results. After-school and summer classes can ready high-schoolers for the rigors of the ACT or the SAT, or they can help students to wow college-admissions officers with their superior essay-writing skills.
Aloha Mind Math's certified teachers strive for one goal: to free students from the tyranny of calculators. They?re aided in their fight by the center's Abacus Learning of Higher Arithmetic (ALOHA) curriculum, a program designed by a panel of mathematics experts to mitigate students? mind-melting reliance on machine-based calculation. Teachers lead students through weekly after-school classes that increase mental processing abilities through fun, interactive lessons, keeping classes small to ensure all students receive ample attention. Though primarily focused on math, teachers also host reading and writing classes that increase literacy, reducing the chance students will accidentally sign contracts to forever trade their chocolate milk for pieces of chalk.