Self Control - Self Regulation - Social Skills - Assertiveness
Mindfulness - Emotional Awareness - Conflict Resolution - Fun
The renowned child centered class where the focus is on personal development. Warrior Kids is a high impact, full on, non-stop adventure for children and teens, involving games and challenges where students become champions of life.
Frustrated at the lack of support for children and young people Tim Tipene decided to do something about it. In 1994 at the age of 22, without any formal qualifications, funding or support, Tim created Warrior Kids to empower children and youth with Self Control and Self Regulation.
Tim has gone on to provide Warrior Kids to communities and schools for over 23 years, changing the lives of thousands of children and their families.
Warrior Kids is now being taught in communities and schools nationally and internationally. Look out for Warrior Kids near you.
Warrior Kids with Tim Tipene
Classes for Children 5-12yrs:
Term 2 Class Times 2018
1st May - 7th July.
Families choose a class time that suits.
Tuesdays, 4pm - 5pm and 5.30pm - 6.30pm
Wednesdays, 5pm - 6pm and 6pm - 7pm
Thursdays, 4pm - 5pm and 5.30pm - 6.30pm
Saturday mornings, 9am - 10am and 10am - 11am
Teen Class: Tuesdays 7pm - 8pm
West Auckland, New Zealand. Take a trial Class for $20.
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Class numbers are limited so booking a space is essential.
For Adult Warrior Training visit The Warrior Way
Founder of Warrior Kids, Award Winning Author, Inspirational Speaker
Tim Tipene overcame a violent and abusive childhood,
and broke the cycle to become a renowned inspirational author and speaker,
and the founder of the acclaimed Warrior Kids program.
Tim was raised in two cultures, NZ Maori and NZ European.
His tribal affiliations are Ngati Kuri and Ngati Whatua.
Tim is the author of ten books, five of which have won awards, including the picture books for children - Maui - Sun Catcher, Hinemoa te toa, Taming the Taniwha, Haere and The Wooden Fish.
In 1994 at the age of 22, without any formal qualifications, funding or support, Tim created the Warrior Kids programme to empower children and young people with Self Control and Self Regulation. Tim has gone on to provide Warrior Kids to communities and schools for over 23 years, changing the lives of thousands of children and their families. Warrior Kids is now being taught nationally and internationally. Tim became a trained counsellor with a graduate certificate in Child and Adolescent Mental Health.
Tim started martial arts at the age of 12 and over 30 years accumulated a total of 12 Black Belt Dan ranks and various teaching titles.
Tim has been a self-defence instructor for women, an advocate for adults with special needs and a facilitator of Anger Management and Living Without Violence programmes for men.
Tim speaks in schools through Duffy Books in Homes, Storylines, the NZ Book Council and Getting Kids into Books. Tim was a speaker at the 2017 Auckland Writers Festival and is a part of the Sir Peter Blake Dream Team of Leaders.
Tim has featured on television, radio and in various publications.
Warrior Kids for the Home, Classroom and Community.
Written by Tim Tipene
Auckland Writers Festival, 2017
Warrior Kids Founder Tim Tipene speaking at the Auckland Writers Festival, 2017.
TVNZ talk Warrior Kids
Tim talks Warrior Kids on TVNZ's Good Morning, 16 November 2011.
Where the idea came from
Award winning community hero, Tim Tipene, explains where the idea for Warrior Kids came from. 2015.
Warrior Kids Philosophy
Tim describes the philosophy of his programme for children. 2015.
High & Low Point
Tim talks about the Sharing Circle in Warrior Kids, and the High and Low point.
Warrior Kids Session 1, revised. Tim takes you through a simplified first session of the school program. For those running and those wanting to run the Warrior Kids program.