Martial Arts for Kids Vancouver
Martial arts isn’t just for adults. VAMMA offers kids classes too, in boxing, Muay Thai, Jiu Jitsu, and kickboxing. In fact, martial arts is beneficial for kids in that they gain respect, courtesy, self-control, etc. They garner new life skills, grades improve, reduction in ADD/ADHD, less bullying, better self-defense, and improved behaviour.
Through understanding, learning, and mastering any martial arts style, it will give your child the skills to handle any situation. Teaching physical fitness, self defense, and building self- confidence, VAMMA will prepare your child for this world. They will never become a victim to bullying or any other harmful situation.
Focus & Concentration Concentration is like a muscle that needs regular exercise in order to develop strength. Martial arts provides kids with strategies that help advance their ability to focus and maintain their attention span. School work will call for students to concentrate for extensive periods of time. Participating in martial arts requires even more concentration. This ability to concentrate and sustain attention is important for memorization and retaining information. As students learn and improve, they will grow life skills such as self-confidence and positive self-esteem.
Enhanced Self Control & Self Discipline
Almost all young children are naturally impulsive. VAMMA teaches children self-discipline. A child who has self-control and self-discipline has a huge advantage in dealing with life’s obstacles.
So many issues can be avoided when a child has self-control. Martial arts is the perfect solution to help teach students self-control and self-discipline.
Better School Grades
Martial arts training and educational training share a very important goal: to inspire attitudes and actions that turn students into motivated, confident, capable, and self-reliant leaders. In school, high test scores are rewarded with good grades. Martial arts develop skills and traits needed to meet diverse challenges, such as studying to earn good grades. Just a few are discipline, self- control, self-esteem, self-worth, courtesy, and respect for others.
Fitness and health
While your kids are learning specified training techniques, self-discipline, and focus, they are also improving their health by performing regular exercise. We all know exercise is a good stress relief, and provides benefits for children such as:
- Lower chance of getting diabetes
- Lower blood pressure and blood cholesterol levels
- Stronger muscles and bones
- Better mental health
- Weight control
Martial Arts Styles
Your child can take one, two, or all styles offered here at VAMMA. The more types of classes you take, the more well-rounded your skills and training.
- Muay Thai,
- Jiu Jitsu,
Safety is an essential part of any martial arts training. Safety gear is a necessity. A few recommended items are gloves, helmets, mouthpiece, protective cup, shin guards and wrist cuffs.