Summer is coming, and that means the summer slide. Parents always want the best for their children and kickstarting a healthy lifestyle through martial arts is paramount. The martial arts provide young boys and girls with an active regiment to develop their health in both body and mind.
Beyond physical exercise, training in the martial arts strengthens young minds as well. While elevating physical wellbeing, martial arts do as much to foster profound mental benefits like focus, memory, and self-esteem.
Why Martial Arts is an Excellent Choice for Keeping your Kids Active:
According to the CDC, the health benefits of physical activity go far beyond just being in shape and martial arts are a fun and engaging way for children to learn to enjoy physical activity.
- Martial Arts have been proven to improve academic performance by improving attention and memory. It helps with brain health by reducing the risk of depression.
- Martial Arts help with muscular fitness building strong muscles and endurance. It also builds bone strength through movement and physical activity.
- It helps with keeping a healthy weight as well as cardiovascular heart and lung health through aerobic fitness.
- Lastly, it’s great for long-term health in that it reduces the risk of several chronic diseases including type 2 diabetes and obesity.
Lessons learned through martial arts training encourage healthy social interactions as well. The concepts of respect and teamwork are key factors in our programs and as goals are met and progress is made. And martial arts training has proven to result in lowered levels of anxiety, an increased sense of responsibility, and an increased level of self-esteem and social intelligence.
Join a Summer Martial Arts Course Today and Keep Your Children Active. We offer classes during the daytime all summer, as well as our normal evening and mini summer camp options to help fit anyone’s needs.