He said it was a big task for young children but with the proper support from parents and the family, it would be worthwhile activity to keep them away from the unwanted stuff. He also believes the program can be used to bring the message of Violence against Women and Stop Drugs to the young kids.
He said the training instills discipline which stays with a person whether they continue with the sport or change codes.
The program is conducted on Wednesdays (3:30 – 4:30pm) and on Saturdays (3 – 4pm), and organizations interested in supporting this worthwhile activity can contact Kauko (7227 9340) or Jack Willie.
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