Does martial arts or karate make my child more violent?
Absolutely NOT! Training in martial arts usually has the opposite effect. Children learn to be more confident and respectful and are less likely to be violent. Martial Arts has always been about Self-Defense and peace.
Is martial arts dangerous? Will my child get hurt?
As a parent, I have seen my child get hurt doing just about anything 🙂 Martial Arts is no different. There are some risks; however, our team is trained with Safety First. Also, Martial Arts has been ranked amongst the safest sports! We do everything in our power to keep our students safe.
How old do you have to be to start training in martial arts?
At Innovative Martial Arts, we start children as young as 4 years old and up. In fact, we have a special class just for our 4 to 6-year-olds. We also offer classes for ages 6 - 12 and a different class for our teens and adults as each group benefits most when working with their peers.
Is martial arts for only athletic children?
NO. Martial Arts is for everyone! Each child will be graded on their own potential and their journey through the arts will be their own. In fact, most kids that do not do well in a "Team Sport" typically thrive in the martial arts.
Do kids' Confidence and Self-Esteem grow with martial arts training?
Definitely! Many children join our school for this very reason. I have heard from many parents how much more Confidence their son or daughter has from their time here.