As is typical with those with Aspergers Syndrome, Johnny was having trouble socializing. His was constantly frustrated and felt he was being singled out or picked on. He often felt he was being attacked by other children when in most cases they only wanted to play. He had a hard time understanding the difference. His constant outbursts caused him to constantly be in trouble at school.
Through martial arts training Johnny was able to better understand others intent and was able to regulate his outbursts.