Today, the world is moving extremely fast. People are achieving amazing things at younger ages than ever before. This consistent strive toward excellence has created insane levels of competition for children of all ages. While this can be a good thing, it can also lead to increased levels of stress and frustration among kids at a time when they are supposed to feel carefree and happy.
What you may not know is there is a way to ensure your child has fun, makes new friends, learns new life skills, improves their overall physical health, and learns how to respect everyone around them. Sounds pretty good, right?
This is the exact thing that martial arts does. Keep reading to learn how this activity can help teach your child respect while providing all the other benefits mentioned above.
Life Skill Martial Arts classes include group exercises where members help one another achieve their goals and grow alongside one another as they learn a new life skill. If you enroll your child in martial arts, your child will be immediately exposed to the importance of working as a team and respecting your teammates.
This is helpful in teaching about team spirit, too, which is beneficial later in life when your child may play a sport or in certain jobs. By being able to encourage and understand how to help others overcome their challenges and flaws, your child develops strong bonds with others. This is something that helps them learn how important and beneficial respect is now and something they will carry with them for the rest of their lives.
At Life Skill, one of the main things that we are known for is helping children to improve their discipline. Our classes are conducted in an organized, structured and disciplined but at the same time fun way! Life Skill students are expected to arrive to the facility before the class time and bow at the door, to their instructor and to each other before starting.
This practice has been going on in many cultures for centuries. This structure helps to teach our children how to be respectful toward seniors and teachers, each other and how to remain disciplined in all areas of their life. Life Skill instructors will demonstrate and command a lot of respect for your child, but when the children give this respect, they will feel good about themselves, helping to build trust and create a strong teacher-student relationship.
As you can see, martial arts have a lot to teach any child about respect. If this is something you would like to have instilled in your child, while providing the child with a fun, physically active activity, then you should consider enrolling them.
There are many types of martial arts to consider; however, each one helps to build the basic foundation of respect and discipline in your child, which makes it something that can benefit them throughout their life.
Thank you ahead of time, for not giving up on your future Black Belt Leaders.
I know that they’ll really appreciate it later in life.
To learn more about the powerful Life Skill childhood development program that uses martial arts as the vehicle for growth, or to get your child started at our Millbury location, click the button below:
Life Skill Martial Arts
322 Millbury Avenue
Millbury, MA 01527
Author: Stan Tabor
Stan Tabor is a 6th-degree black belt and has been training in martial arts since 1972. He is the founder of the Life Skill curriculum and association. His goal is to build a future for the next generation of the Life Skill Instructors to use martial arts as a vehicle to teach life skills that develop children physically, mentally, emotionally and socially.
Welcome to Life Skill Martial Arts! Conveniently located in Millbury Massachusetts, Life Skill Martial Arts provides high quality martial arts training classes to the residents of Millbury , Worcester , Grafton , Shrewsbury, Auburn and the surrounding areas, including Sutton , Uxbridge , and Northbridge. We have a few simple goals here. However, we put 110% of our effort into achieving them. Life Skill Martial Arts Millbury helps children to build these good habits that extend to success at home and school everyday. In short, these goals have but one purpose: Provide classes that are results-driven, while at the same time fun!
Life Skill Martial Arts is NOT just another Karate School! We teach Personal Development to children using martial arts as a vehicle. Our goal is to instill the habits and skills of: Discipline – Belief – Communication – Respect – Self Esteem – Honesty.
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