“Karate training give children unique and wonderful health benefits as they grow, forming the basis of a life time of enjoyment and healthy habits.”
Kids benefit from reqular excercise, look better and feels more fit and confident. Karate training give children unique and wonderful health benefits as they grow, forming the basis of a life time of enjoyment and healthy habits.
Karate training builds cardiovascular fitness, and strength and flexibility like most sports. But it also particularly builds perfect body awareness and control, precision in movement, and speed and strength.
At the same time, it builds inner well being and self-esteem. As a traditional art, the focus is on respect for oneself, one’s peers, and on’s teachers, discipline, and rigorous self-examination and improvement.
More than any other sport for children, karate and its inherent values counteract the “win at all costs” mentality so common in sports today. These value along with individual pacing can make karate particularly helpful for children who struggle with attention and behavior. Doctors have actually prescribed it for children with ADHD.
The traning of their minds and bodies help teenagers resist stress and handle conflict in a healthy way.
Teens involved in reqular sports have been shown in studies to have fewer problems with alcohol and drugs, unwanted prgnancy, and other highrisk behaviors.
Karate traning provides an opportunity for safe, enjoyable sports participation, with unique benefits for the body and mind.
Karate traning can begin as soon as children are able to show interest, pay attention, follow directions, and imitate sequences of movements. School age is a good time to start.