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Why Kids Should Study Martial Arts

Why Kids Should Study Martial Arts
Physical, Mental, and Social Benefits

For people new to the martial arts, the benefits of martial arts training might not be obvious. Some will think, sure, it's a great workout--just look at that "Ty Bo" guy. And of course it's good for self-defense, with all that punching and kicking. But the benefits of martial arts training, especially for children and teenagers, are much more than simple physical improvements. Martial arts benefits span a spectrum of physical, mental, and social attributes, all of which are learned and improved through martial arts training.

Physical benefits include the following:
· Physical fitness
· Personal security

Mental benefits include the following:
· Learning abilities
· Goal setting
· Discipline

Social benefits include the following:
· Camaraderie
· Self-esteem
· Respect
· Calming

We'll cover each of these attributes--benefits of martial arts training--in this article. We'll also discuss special benefits for girls, which make martial arts training for young ladies even more important.

Naturally, these benefits also apply to most adults as well. However, developing these attributes early in life contributes to a healthy, happy adulthood. That's why it's even more important to get those kids kicking.

8 Comments to Why Kids Should Study Martial Arts:

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Colleges Canberra on Monday, February 18, 2013 11:23 PM
Martial arts is great for defending. I think everyone should learn marital arts it has many benefits.
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diet tips on Sunday, March 03, 2013 4:52 AM
Not for self defense only martial art is important to keep the desired fitness, too! It makes the kids athletic with strong muscle and as at the initial stage muscle are more flexible so practice for martial art should start at childhood. Thanks for pointing out the importance of martial art.
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