Kids Karate Class

Courtesy • Self Respect • Self Discipline • Commitment • Leadership

If you’re interested in instilling your child with unshakable confidence Karate plays an important role in shaping the character of your child. The focus of a quality martial arts education is not just aggressive, violent, physical exertion. Karate develops physical strength as well as mental endurance in your child. It teaches physical defensive technique, but it also instills a strong spirit of teamwork and perseverance. Martial arts students gradually develop a winning attitude, an enduring character and a strong sense of self-discipline. They also develop qualities like humility and dignity, which will strengthen their overall character.

HOW Karate (Martial Arts) Benefits Kids

  1. Studying Martial Arts is ideal for young children. It provides them an outlet for their energy; teaches them about respect, discipline, and core values that follow them past the dojo. Martial Arts teaches kids to control their movement and behavior. It balances their natural curiosity and high energy. Kids learn social skills, it can help them make friends. It can also curb bullying by teaching them how to resolve conflicts, and gain a more positive attitude, basically how to interact with others successfully.
  2. The focus they learn in the dojo is something they will take home – and into their classrooms. That’s why kids who study martial arts tend to be good students, or have a tendency to improve in their academics.
  3. Martial Arts training can also help kids to control their aggression and emotions better, it works out both the mind and body, creating a positive response. A child relieved of stress is likely to be happier and more productive in all areas of life.
  4. Martial arts instruction requires students to pursue goals to earn their next belt. Young kids sometimes become frustrated when they don’t get what they want immediately, but practicing Martial Arts can help them learn the power of perseverance.
  5. By enrolling your kids in a martial arts class, you automatically limit their screen time and replace their free time in a far more effective manner. Kids benefit a great deal by saying goodbye to a sedentary lifestyle.
  6. Children are naturally programmed for running, jumping, and playing. The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) recommends that children participate in 60 minutes of moderate to vigorous activity per day,” The physical activity in our classes helps kids manage stress and anxiety by allowing them to burn it off in a safe and constructive way.
  7. Kids with ADHD are particularly likely to benefit from consistent structured physical activity
  8. Girls, in particular, become much more engaged. Oftentimes people associate martial arts training with something that boys will prefer, but many girls love the challenges of Karate . The martial arts will help girls to focus on what’s important in their lives . While so many may become caught up in appearances, peer pressure, and fake friends that come and go, those in the martial arts tend to be more goal-oriented and self-motivated to achieve in academics and focus in the classroom and on homework.
  9. Our Karate programs provide structured classes with adult supervision and guidance. This creates a better teammate relationship between the kids. They start using phrases like, 'Hey, good job, nice try,' instead of 'Ha ha, you blew it.'"

Special Needs

If your child is on the autism spectrum, there's a goodpossibility that practicing martial arts will have a positive effect on the autism-related symptoms. A review published in the May 2017 issue of Archives of Budo determined that practicing martial arts had a moderate to high positive effect on multiple symptoms of autism, and related spectrum disorders, including communication skills and social interaction, cognitive function, memory, self-regulation and postural control.

Beginners Class Schedule

Ages: 7 and up

Days: Monday, Wednesday, Friday

Time: 4:00pm to 5:15pm

Alternate Schedule Beginners Class

Ages: 7 and up Beginners

Days: Tuesday-Thursday

Time: 5:00pm to 6:15pm

Family Class Schedule

Ages: 7 to Adult All Ranks

Days: Monday, Wednesday, Friday

Time: 5:30pm to 6:45pm

Alternate Schedule

Ages: 7 to Adult All Ranks

Days: Tuesday and Thursday

Time: 6:15pm to 7:30pm