Inner confidence plays a massively important part in anyone’s success and happiness and it is crucial that children are given the room to develop theirs from an early age. The American Karate Institute is a wonderful place for children to build self-confidence, discipline and the belief they need to lead a positive and fruitful adulthood.
First and foremost, our martial arts instructors will make the class fun and your kids will come away feeling like they’ve had a good time. Friendships and bonds are made between children in a classroom environment and that ability to make new buddies, in itself, will give their confidence a nice boost...
Why should children train at our Kids Martial Arts Classes at the American Karate Institute in Miami? Martial arts can aid children in developing discipline, respect and various other traits and qualities to support them at different stages of their lives. View our philosophies HERE.
There are a multitude of other reasons, here are a few of our favorite ones.
1. Stress Reliever
Many parents do not realize their kids deal with tons of stress in their daily lives. The body’s natural response to anger and stressful situations is to tighten your muscle and have short and shallow breaths. Many forms of Martial Arts involve specific breathing techni...
Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) has quickly become one of the most talked-about styles of martial arts, due to its rise in mainstream popularity. Many MMA fighters have reached international celebrity and some have become recognized as beloved modern athletes. With this growing popularity, more and more kids have become interested in MMA.
Given the full-contact, combative nature of MMA that entails striking and grapping, an important question comes to light: is MMA safe for children?
Safety and Benefits for Kids
Martial arts of any kind can increase a child’s self-esteem and self-discipline and MMA is no different. A common misconception is that practicin...
At the American Karate Institute, we offer the best Mixed Martial Arts classes for kids in Miami/Kendall area. From our award winning curriculum to our instructors who have over 120 years of combined experience, we thrive on making your child's goal a reality.
There are several reasons why our students benefit the most by being part of our MMA program and why its good for children in general:
Developing Martial Arts values
While children do develop these values as a result of consistent martial arts training, it isn’t necessary for them to start with an understanding of what these values are or the techniques used to develop them. At American Karat...
If you think that martial arts classes are just for kids, think again. Taking a parent-child, or family, martial arts class with your kid has tons benefits that can help you to bond with your child and better understand what he or she is learning. At American Karate Institute, we pride ourselves in being able to serve both kids and parents and we believe we have the best program, institute & atmosphere to make that happen.
Here are the 3 reasons why you kids & parents should attend a Martial Arts class together:
If you don't have time to hit the gym or don't want to pay the extra money to hire a babysitter just so you can get a qu...
Over the last decade, Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) has been gaining popularity with adults, teenagers, and children. With prominent and outspoken fighters like Connor McGregor, Rhonda Rousey, Jon Jones, and many others, it’s no wonder that MMA has begun to appeal to kids. According to an report by ESPN, there are now 5.5 million teenager enrolled in MMA classes and another 3.2 million kids under the age of 13 that now participate in MMA training in the United States alone.
Many parents today are still conflicted about registering their children for MMA classes because of the obvious perception of the sheer physicality of the sport, fear of serious in...