In this episode, we dive into the thrilling Winter Warrior Competition 2023, hosted by the Warrior Academy. We cover all the excitement from the event, including the rules, preparation, and highlights of the competition. Join us as we walk through the meticulous planning and the fierce yet respectful battles that took place, showcasing the strength, skill, and character of our young warriors. Topics Discussed: • Overview of the Winter Warrior Competition 2023 • Event rules and regulations: • No grabbing uniforms or swinging techniques • Straight punches only • No throwing techniques • Point and continuous sparring explanations • Board breaking categories and techniques • Weapons patterns and judging criteria • Role of judges and scoring system • Team organization and roles for the event • Preparation at Horizon International School • Behind-the-scenes event setup and logistics • Insights from staff members on teamwork and event improvements • Introduction of new elements such as competition-specific training and a software system • Inclusion of Abu Dhabi students in the competition • Special highlights, including a one-minute silence for Gaza and Palestine • Announcement from Sebastian Bates about the upcoming Warrior World Championships and Warrior Fest • Introduction of the new Warrior Academy mascot • Detailed rundown of the event’s proceedings and results To stay updated on our latest events, competitions, and character development programs, follow us on social media and subscribe to our newsletter. Join our community to inspire and be inspired, and continue to support our mission of fostering character development through martial arts. Visit our website for more information and upcoming events. Let’s keep building a generation of warriors who are not just skilled in martial arts but also champions of good character and positive impact. Follow Warrior Academy Facebook Instagram LinkedIn Listen to the episodes on YouTube as well: Follow Sebastian Bates: Facebook Instagram LinkedIn Website How confident is your child? If you’d like to learn how to develop your child’s confidence, conduct and concentration, you NEED to take the breakthrough area assessment! It will give you unique insights into your child’s 3Cs, click the link to access: