BECOME A TAEKWONDO ATHLETE
MORE THAN KICKING & PUNCHING
Teaching children right from wrong is one of the biggest challenges of parenting. Every parent wants their child to be equipped with the right tools to succeed in life, but you can’t always protect your child from peer pressure, bullying, and internet predators.
The good news is that we offer the perfect activity to help your child grow into a strong and confident leader. Our Kids Martial Arts classes can equip your child with the confidence, strength, focus and self-defense skills they need to grow into a strong and passionate individual in society.
WHY CHILDREN NEED MARTIAL ARTS
There are many reasons why martial arts may be a good match for your child. Here are a few benefits that kids martial arts classes offer:
HOW MARTIAL ARTS CAN HELP YOUR CHILD
Growing up, most children struggle with the pressure of competing with those belonging to their age groups. However, martial arts teaches a child to focus on self-improvement rather than competing with other kids.
Every child has a different learning and developing pace, and they are often bullied and mocked for that. Martial arts allows a child to work and learn at their own pace, which boosts their self-esteem and keeps them motivated.
SELF-CONTROL & CONCENTRATION
Focus and attention are the foundational pillars of martial arts. A child needs to stay focused in order to learn and do the movements, which improves their self-control and concentration.
Martial art movements help children get a better feel of their body in space, which is great for kids struggling with their motor skills. Learning martial arts helps children understand the power of mind over body, and improves their coordination.
A MORE STRUCTURED LIFE
Martial arts bring more structure to a child’s life. All good martial arts instructors have a clearly defined set of rules that are constantly reinforced to help a child learn good behavior. This helps them grow into better, more mature individuals.
OUTLET FOR PENT UP ENERGY
A huge myth surrounding martial arts is that it encourages violent behavior. This art form serves an entirely different purpose. Committing to martial art practices, such as kicking and taekwondo, helps children work out their anger or frustration while teaching them self-control.
Enroll your child in the Kids Martial Arts classes at Everest Taekwondo and allow them to reap all the amazing benefits of this art.
HOW TAEKWONDO HELPS IMPROVE YOUR CHILD’S GRADES IN SCHOOL
Martial arts have a substantial positive impact on children and their academic performance. An improvement in the physical fitness of an individual has a positive impact on the brain, enhancing their ability to perform well in school.
Taekwondo also helps improve the heart and lung function of a child, leading to better blood flow in the brain that enhances their cognitive abilities. Besides this, martial arts also teaches a child how to defend themselves from bullies, enhances their confidence and makes them disciplined, all of which can help improve their academic abilities.
LEARNING SELF DEFENSE
Whether you enroll your child in Muay Thai, Jiu Jitsu, or taekwondo, martial arts can help teach your child many intricate techniques and effective execution. Martial arts isn’t about teaching a kid how to fight; it teaches them when and where to apply their knowledge, which can be empowering for them.
Bullying is every parent and child’s nightmare. Every parent dreads the day they find out that their child is either a bully or getting bullied at school. The key to ending bullying is to develop children’s social skills. Any child can either be a bully or an easy target for bullies. One of the best ways to develop the social skills of a child is to teach them the practice of martial arts.
Along with respect for others, martial arts enables children to develop self-confidence, self-discipline, and self-respect, all of which are important personality traits for becoming a more caring, responsible, and empathetic human.
IT HELPS DEAL WITH BULLIES
Some of the basic values that a child can learn through martial arts include integrity, respect, courage, humility, honor, and discipline. Another important life lesson that children learn from martial arts is the significance of failure. Failures are a part of life, and martial arts teaches kids to see failure as an opportunity for improvement rather than a dead-end.
IT TEACHES IMPORTANT VALUES
Discipline and responsibility are two of the most important lessons that children can learn from martial arts. It teaches children to have a sense of accountability, become self-disciplined, and accept responsibility for their actions.
IT TEACHES RESPONSIBILITY & DISCIPLINE
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS ABOUT MARTIAL ARTS FOR YOUTH PROGRAM
What Is A Good Age To Start Martial Arts Training?Martial arts training can benefit all age groups. In our TINY TIGER program, we focus on training and developing the skills of 4 to 6-year-olds in the most fun and playful way.
Can Boys And Girls Be In The Same Class?Absolutely! Our Tiny Tiger class is co-educational. Whether a boy or girl, we believe Taekwondo is an art that can benefit your child for life by teaching them disciple and respect for one another.
Can I Send My Child for a Trial Class?For sure! We have a special offer for you to find out if your little one is suited for martial arts or not. We offer a free class to your child that can help you better gauge if your child is able to adjust or not. If you feel like your young one is enjoying and learning, then you can enroll them in our classes.
Does My Child Need Any Experience To Get Started?Not at all! Our Tiny Tiger Taekwondo class welcomes little ones between the ages of 4 and 6 to learn the art of discipline and self-defense while enjoying themselves. We don’t expect such little ones to have any experience.
What Skills or Benefits Does Martial Arts Have?The focus of this class is to introduce your child to exercise and to learn in a warm, friendly, structured environment. Emphasis is placed on positive reinforcement and teaching basic skills needed to succeed such as, confidence, self-esteem, motor skills, balance, coordination, focus, social interactions, sharing, taking turns, helping others, following directions, making friends and having FUN!
START YOUR MARTIAL ARTS TRAINING TODAY AT EVEREST TAEKWONDO!
Teaching the martial art of Taekwondo for 35+ years, Everest Taekwondo aims to equip your child with the necessary skills to become a mature, responsible, and confident individual. All our classes are taught by a 6th Degree Black Belt Master Instructor Certified by Kukkiwon. Your child doesn’t need any experience to get started! Try out a free class before enrolling them. Transfer students are also most welcomed!