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"The biggest thing I think martial arts have taught me is to be confident and always believe in yourself. I think that, and that hard work pays off: the more hard work you put into something, the more you get from it."

Danny and Liam

Setting off on your path

Support is available

Although ultimately you make your own choices in life, it can be valuable to ask others for advice, information, and ideas along the way.

Everyone’s situation is different, though here are some suggestions of the people you can turn to for support:

  •  teachers and careers advisors
  • parents, carers or other relatives
  • friends and family

You might prefer to speak with people who can give you a fresh viewpoint:

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Connexions Direct offers 13 – 19 year olds all the information and advice you need to make the decisions and choices in your life.

You can call a Connexions Direct adviser between 8am and 2am on 080 800 13 2 19.

Calls from a landline are free so they won't show on a phone bill. Calls from a mobile are charged but if you ring them on your mobile - they will call you back.

See for more information and online chat option.