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Martial arts allows you to go at your own pace. Some kids learn quicker than others – but the children who advance quickly are not valued more than the kids who advance slowly. Everyone is greatly encouraged – regardless of his or her athletic level.
Many children find pride in being able to do “cool” things. I’ve seen many kids enter talent shows and show off their martial arts skills. The crowd is blown away every time! There’s simply something fascinating and exciting about watching martial arts. And your child will take great pride in their abilities.
Girls love martial arts just as much and get the same fulfillment out of it as boys do. Also, if I’ve learned anything in my years of teaching, it’s that girls are just as tough as boys. Many are even tougher!