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Welcome to True Grit at Teen Warrior Academy

Our Custom 16-Week Program for High School Boys in Mental & Emotional Resilience

"True grit is facing life's obstacles with unwavering determination and a heart full of courage."

TRUE GRIT our Exclusive 16-Week
Mental & Emotional Wellness Program
for Teen Boys

Designed exclusively for boys in 9-12th grade, the True Grit program fosters self-love and self-worth through the lens of strength, courage, and authenticity.


This course addresses societal pressures and highlights the importance of mental health, empowering boys to embrace self-care in a way that resonates with their experiences and interests.

Throughout the 16 weeks, participants will delve into defining and understanding their core values and purpose.


They will learn how to make choices that align with these values and reevaluate them as needed. The program includes a 90-day values journal to guide this journey.

What Your Son Will Learn in Our True Grit Program

  • Defining Core Values and Purpose:

    • Exercises to identify personal values, align them with actions, and articulate a personal mission.

  • Defining Self-Worth and Manliness:

    • Lessons on recognizing inner strengths and defining masculinity in healthy, modern terms.

  • Strength in Vulnerability:

    • Coaching on understanding that vulnerability is courageous and essential for genuine connections.

  • Self-Respect & Personal Boundaries:

    • Techniques to assert needs and limits clearly and respectfully, using role-play and scenario work.

  • The Power of Positive Self-Talk:

    • Using NLP to transform negative mindsets into empowering self-dialogues.

  • Embracing Individuality & Authenticity:

    • Activities to celebrate unique traits and encourage authentic expression without fear of judgment.

  • Releasing Negative Emotions:

    • Employing TIME Techniques to purge negative feelings from the subconscious, much like removing lint to enhance a dryer's function and prevent hazards.

  • Building Confidence through Competence:

    • Setting and achieving small goals to build skills and boost self-efficacy.

  • Navigating Failures with Self-Compassion:

    • Teaching how to treat oneself with kindness during setbacks and view them as growth opportunities.

  • The Role of Gratitude in Self-Love:

    • Daily gratitude practices to enhance self-appreciation and foster a positive life outlook.

  • Setting and Pursuing Personal Goals:

    • Goal-setting workshops that teach SMART (Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Relevant, Time-bound) goal planning.

  • Emotional Intelligence & Relationships:

    • Developing emotional awareness, empathy, and interpersonal skills through interactive lessons.

  • The Importance of Self-Care:

    • Promoting routines that support physical, mental, and emotional health, tailored to individual needs.


  • Unlike conventional methods, we leverage NLP to cultivate long-term mental and emotional health in teens.

  • Classes feature calming music and essential oil aroma therapy.

  • Sessions begin with grounding, meditative music, or sound bath & journaling.

  • Practices are reinforced regularly to build habits and routines.

  • Sessions conclude with meditative practices, gong sound baths or hypno-meditation, and red light therapy.

  • Weekly self-care reinforcements instill a strong, ongoing habit for teens to value daily self-care.

  • Every coaching program comes with three sessions of Neurogen Brain Balancing for your teen or you. (Book separately with our trusted partner)


Added Benefits

  • Teens Develop Healthy, Non-Negotiable Self-Care Routines

  • Build Emotional and Mental Resilience

  • Small Groups for Peer Support/Advice

  • Private one-to-one with a coach/mentor when needed via Zoom, Phone, or Text

When and Where do we meet

Classes Start at our new Chandler Location in July 10, 2024:

  • Tuesdays​ 3:30 - 5:00 PM

AM classes coming in August of 2024


25 S. Arizona Place, Floor 5, Chandler AZ 85225 (The Alexander Building)

Who Can Enroll

  • Teens Boys 9th - 12th Grade

  • Those looking to get a better understanding of mental and emotional wellness

  • Those looking to reduce stress & anxiety

  • Kids seeking a supportive environment to share their thoughts and feelings

Details & Pricing

  • Meet 1 x weekly 

  • 90-minute meet-ups

  • Casual Environment indoors and outdoors, in the heart of downtown Chandler.

  • Pods are separated by gender to ensure a comfortable and relatable environment

  • $3200 for 16 weeks (16 sessions)

Parents, we are right in the heart of downtown Chandler, so go enjoy a meal or a little shopping while your teen/tween is making friends and learning.

You may also work at our space, we have plenty of separate areas for that.

25 S. Arizona Place, 5th Floor - Chandler, Arizona 85225 (The Alexander Building)

Still have questions? Set up a free consultation now!

Samantha (14 yr-old-twin-boys)

"Thank you so much for being that go-to person for me and my boys. The skills you have taught all of us are life-changing. Our home is more organized chaos instead of crazy chaos, and it feels great."
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