We teach teenagers the value of respect, discipline, and judgment, and they learn that knee-jerk decisions are often not the right ones.
Yes. Martial arts classes require teens to learn and then apply lessons to decisions in real time in our martial arts school. That’s a skill that they will carry with them everywhere they go.
Teenagers often have bad attitudes, but the root of it is often a lack of self-respect and self-esteem. Studying martial arts helps them focus and feel good about themselves – and that translates to a better attitude outside the martial arts school, too.
Yes. Respect is a core value in our martial arts school, and all students learn to respect their instructors, fellow students, and their parents.
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.
Yes. Martial arts instruction builds strength, flexibility, and control. We teach basic self-defense moves that any teen can use to defend themselves if they need to.
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.
Teens who study martial arts learn to carry themselves with strength and confidence, and that makes them less likely to be targeted by bullies. They also learn how to defend themselves if necessary.