Martial Arts: The MOST Effective After School Activity
TURN MARTIAL ARTS, FITNESS, AND LIFE SKILLS INTO SUCCESS!
We’re entering a new school year, which means parents everywhere are looking for activities to keep their children occupied after school. While there’s certainly benefits to Little League, football practice and swim practice, those pale in comparison to the extensive, lifelong advantages kids enjoy from practicing martial arts. This year, you have an opportunity to impart valuable bits of wisdom and life lessons to your children that will help to improve their grades, concentration & focus, self discipline, relationships & attitude, fitness and more. Simply put, practicing martial arts will lead to success in all aspects of life – make this school year the most successful one!
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Provides Great Education – Discipline and Responsibility
Martial arts teaches kids how to be disciplined and responsible. The routines associated with martial arts require precision and practice in order to perfect the stances and activities. Students are also required to upkeep their uniforms and belts. They are taught to respect the instructor
as well as one another. This type of conditioning in the class allows students to become more mature and responsible. Building this foundation at a young age will produce healthy habits as they grow into teenagers and soon after, adults.
Can be a Place to Make Friends
Children can find it very difficult to make new friends. They may feel uncomfortable
in the process and sometimes feel rejected for being what is considered to be
“normal” in the school social worlds. Kids can be harsh and when a child is exposed to
negative social settings, it can be traumatizing for the rest of their lives. The good
thing about putting a child in martial arts is that he/she will get the chance to easily
make friends in the program. The other children in the class already share a common
interest with one another: martial arts. They all understand the routines and the
disciplines behind the activity. Sharing the same mindset allows children within the
class to become friends easier and support one another. There are also routines that
involve students working with a partner which is a great way to foster teamwork and accountability.
Encourages and Provides Physical Strength and Fitness
Especially in America, more and more children are becoming obese because of the
lack of exercise and poor nutrition. Martial arts offers a great way for children to practice physical fitness every single day. There are warm-up routines that help students center their thoughts and stretch to prevent injuries. Then, the remaining routines build their muscle and promote great posture. The students are able to become physically strong which is not only good for their bodies
but their minds as well. This is because they build a sense of self-confidence as they see their strength grow. They also learn great methods of self-defense, which is ideal for any person of any age.
Finding an activity that provides a multitude of benefits for a child can be difficult. Martial arts classes are a great option as they can give a child an education that no other activity ever could. It gives a child benefits that affect their minds and bodies, all at the same time. It teaches children to become responsible and matures, traits that cannot be matched by any other program. To secure your spot in our 4 week back to school success course, click HERE.