Almost nothing is better exercise for your kids while teaching them skills that will be useful for the rest of their lives. Kickboxing helps kids learn the lessons of dedication, hard work and increases their confidence.
From working on the bags to sparring, Kickboxing shows kids how their body works and how to be safe. Bullies don’t usually mess with confident kids. Give your child the opportunity learn this lifelong knowledge and trust that they will be able to handle themselves in almost any situation. The confidence will follow.
With correct padding and good supervision kids can really try out the moves they have learned and practiced on each other in safety. Nothing will prepare your child for the intensity of the moment like a good sparring match and few things will benefit them more than the experience.
Just like any sport, competition is good, and kickboxing has plenty of fully optional competition to enjoy. Your child can try tournaments at our dojo and others! And eventually they can compete in fully sanctioned events. This is a great way to build your child’s confidence, and teach them how to win a match, how to deal with loss, and how to recover through training to win their next bout. Many students of kickboxing grow through this kind of training, and if you have a competitive child, this may be the route for you.