Alright, people see brawls outside bars as a clear representation of toxic masculinity. While martial arts are seen as a great way to transcend one self to become a better person through exercise, mentorship and self-control. A sensei, does not simply teach how to fight, but how to control your emotions ( aggression, pain ) and express them into something positive such exercise. It's easy to see here a parallel with the work of a mental health carer, who's primary goal is to help someone understand, control and overcome one's feelings. Now, for most men it is hard to talk about their feelings and how it affects them, there's is a lot protective layers in fear of getting hurt, betrayed or judged. But if you have been training and sparing for an hour with people facing the same situation as you and your psychologist, it becomes a lot easier to pull down those barrier and discuss about such things. That's how you fix toxic masculinity, by channeling and therapy, not by judging. So I was wondering if anyone would like to join me in organising sparing session with a licensed psychologist and a martial arts trainer followed or intertwined with groups therapy discussion ?