Yes. Every move they learn in martial arts class, and every belt they earn, takes them one step closer to their overall goal of mastery. Any student who puts in the work can achieve their goals in our martial arts school.
Absolutely. Martial arts students set and pursue goals constantly. The goals are always incremental, and that teaches teens to make slow and steady progress.
Yes. Teenagers often accumulate a lot of anger and stress, and they need to have outlets to get rid of those feelings. Kicking, punching, and other martial arts move release those emotions in a healthy and beneficial setting – and make it less likely that they’ll feel the need to take them out on you.
Yes. Stress is common among teenagers and it’s important for them to learn how to manage it. Martial arts classes teach them that they can control negative emotions and how they react to them, and they also provide a healthy outlet for stress and aggression.
Yes. Our instructors talk to students about the importance of giving their bodies healthy fuel, and of getting sufficient sleep. The emphasis is on giving their bodies what they need to be fit, strong, and healthy.
Yes, especially when combined with a healthy diet and lifestyle. Martial arts workouts burn a ton of calories and they teach kids the benefit of exercise to their overall health.
Two of the core tenets of martial arts are respect and discipline. When teens learn those values, they also learn that they can only respect themselves when they respect others. Kids who respect themselves don’t feel the need to pick on other kids.
No. Martial arts classes don’t encourage aggression. They teach kids to control their anger and to respect everybody – and those things can help them curb their aggression and find a positive outlet for it.
Yes. Martial arts instruction emphasizes the mind-body connection and teaches teens to be mindful and aware of what they do.
Yes. In our martial arts school, every action and decision impacts the student, the instructor, and others in the class. We teach teens that actions have consequences.