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MMA for Kids: Teaching Violence or Values?

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brain
I don't understand why anyone would put themselves in a position where they could suffer serious __ damage
MMA
a full-contact combat sport that allows striking and grappling, both standing and on the ground, using techniques from other combat sports and martial arts.
perserverance
continued efforts in spite of diffculties
self-esteem
how much you value, respect, and feel confident about yourself
embrace
If you __ something , you accept it eagerly
vulnerable
capable of being injured or hurt
maturation
becomes older and more established
mainstream
belonging to a widely accepted group
death
We've never had a __ or serious injury in the 20-year history of the UFC
concusion
White says if a UFC fighter suffers a __, he or she must sit out 90 days.
hard
MMA gives my children patience, it gives them listening skills, respect for others and a better understanding of the importance of __ work
paying
On a typical late afternoon at the gym, parents sit along the walls watching while their children take part in exercises or listen to instructors talk about __ attention or leadership.
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