Maybe some parents are reluctant to provide self-defense training to their children for fear of injury or not wanting their children to recognize violence. However, behind these fears, teaching children to self-defense as early as possible is actually able to strengthen the physical and mental child in the future. As said more and more, there are so many reasons to let your kids recognize and even do kids karate. The things to take into consideration is making sure that you will always supervise such that activity. That’s why you must be careful in choosing the course and training center for your kid’s enrollment.
Such as taekwondo, kung fu and aikido martial arts. This exercise is very positive for children because besides they can be fit, children also practice focus. In addition, experts believe that martial arts can teach children discipline, skills, and socialization. Amazingly, many parents who have children with ADHD (hyperactivity) become easier to control themselves and concentrate after being given martial arts activities.
Well, the stage of training in martial arts such as giving respect before starting training or competition, bowing and following orders from martial arts teachers provides benefits for children to improve their behavior and how to respect others. Giving belts that are identical in martial arts also trains children to try their best to achieve the goals they want. Six years of age is the right age to start martial arts classes. At that age, a child has good and safe muscle control when performing martial arts movements.
When practicing martial arts for children, he will be taught not to be afraid of anything as long as he is right. His ability to defend himself will also fortify his mentality so as not to be afraid if threatened or attacked by others. However, parents still have to guide and give understanding to children about dangerous situations that might occur. If the child is mentally brave, he will not be afraid to try many new things later.