When your child participates in martial arts, they are immersed in an environment that promotes the development of their character. Here are eight character building skills that kids practice through martial arts: 1. Focus Through [...]
When it comes to martial arts, it can be easy to assume that it’s an activity reserved for competitive male athletes. But martial arts really is for everyone. Martial arts draws people of all ages, [...]
One of the basic principles that most martial arts schools promote to all students is to respect others. In a martial arts class, kids are instructed to show respect to their instructor and fellow students. [...]
Martial arts is so much more than kicks and punches. Students of all ages can gain mental and physical confidence by learning basic techniques, building on those techniques, and challenging their fitness levels. With more [...]
Goals are an essential part of becoming successful not only in life but also in martial arts. The martial arts belt tracking system is excellent for providing a source of progression and accomplishment. However, the [...]
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!