Our Philosophy

K.B. Gymnasium’s research-based A.M.P.E.D.U.P. philosophy promotes executive function and cognitive flexibility in children. The skills identified in the A.M.P.E.D.U.P. philosophy are highly correlated with success across multiple facets of life ranging from athletics, music, science, to business.

The Research

What to Expect

Every 1 hour class or activity within K.B. Gymnasium is designed with the A.M.P.E.D.U.P. philosophy in mind.

We are Promoting

  • The mind’s ability to change and improve over time
  • Development of key life strategies and skills
  • Preparedness of the mind to learn
  • Social and emotional growth

We are not 

  • Teaching reading, writing, math or social studies
  • Making your child a grandmaster in chess or piano virtuoso
  • Teaching your kids how to be better at sports 

Each Class Follows the Format

  • Ages 5 to 10
  • One hour time frame
  • Up to 2 instructions
  • Every class focuses on a specific part of the A.M.P.E.D.U.P. philosophy
  • Each class starts with a mindfulness activity and ends with a reflection