When considering after-school sports and activities for your child, it’s essential to consider a lot of things including the perceived benefits for your child and the costs involved.
Martial arts can be one of the best activities to get your child into for a whole range of reasons. You can choose from a range of styles such as Taekwondo, Karate, Brazilian Jujitsu and a lot more.
We have listed below the four benefits of martial arts for your children.
1. Learn Listening Skills and Respect
One of the most important parts of martial arts is respecting your teacher or instructor. Children will need to listen and follow instructions to learn and develop new skills and moves.
2. Build Confidence and Self-Esteem
Learning new moves and skills increases your child’s self-esteem and confidence. They need to work together with other students in the class as well. They perform their skills in front of people during special events or grading.3. Get active
Of course, one of the most obvious advantages of kids martial arts is that it has a physical activity component. Your child will build on their flexibility and strength while moving around a lot.
4. Work on Self-Improvement and Goal-Setting
Most martial arts types have a ranking or belt system that children work through, where they are rewarded for their practice and mastery of skills. One of the best ways to learn about goal-setting and motivation is focusing on a goal like achieving a new belt or rank. Combined Martial Arts Academy’s classes help your child improve their grades at school, learn self-discipline, feel confident, focus and respect others whilst honing their self-defence skills. Learn more about the programs we offer here and choose what’s best for your child.