Benefits of Martial Arts for Children

As a parent you may be asking yourself what would be the benefits of learning Martial Arts for my child?! Well, here we will give you the answer to that question and some of the benefits of it:

Activities such as Karate, Kung Fu, Judo, Aikido, etc. are a fun way for both boys and girls to achieve fitness and focus. Some parents may think they also promote violence, but that’s just a myth, according to experts. The Martial Arts actually help teach self-discipline and socialization skills. In this age of technology and electronics, children are spending longer hours playing video game and browsing the internet and less time for exercise and therefore there would be an increase in unfit and overweight children and while there are many benefits in the technology and internet there are more benefits in stillness and silence. At some juncture in life, every one of us comes to learn that the greatest obstacle we face in this life time is ourselves. That battle is fought in the stillness of our hearts and the willingness to confront ourselves. As a martial artist your child will learn how to be still, challenged and focused.

By sending your child to Martial Arts lessons you will invest in your child’s health and fitness in long term which will also benefit them in school and studies.

Benefits to children practicing Martial Arts:

v Connecting their mind and body.

v Gaining self-confidence and respect and discipline.

v Learning to breathe correctly.

Nothing is more essential to the success of how we move our body than tapping into the life force of our essence – our breath.

v Self-defense.

And many more which we, at Traditional Martial Arts and Fitness can deliver your children in a fun, energetic and friendly environment.