People generally think the by learning any form or style of martial arts their children might become bullies by using it as an advantage over other kids. This is a misconception about an art that is totally different from what people think. Martial art is a mixture of coordination, discipline, respect and boosts the confidence level of the learner. Following are few benefits your kid would gain by learning this art of self defence:
*High level of discipline: Self-control is taught and the learner is able to concentrate more on important things. The instructors would teach the kids to concentrate and focus more on how to execute a particular technique properly and accurately.Discipline can be defined as self-control that ensures that you do not do what has not been asked and must complete the task which has been asked to do. In other words, this technique would make your kid more disciplined than before. Any form or style would surely be hard to learn at the beginning, but the reward and goal to achieve a higher rank or level would make them disciplined.
*Increases self-esteem: Your kid would gain high level of self-esteem once he/she realises his/her worth. When the child becomes more confident, capable and develops ability to face the challenges, level of self-esteem increases manifold. They would achieve success in small tasks faced in everyday life and as the training improves, these challenges start to look easier.
*Learn to respect others: Value of experience, rank, age and expertise is taught by almost all the forms of martial arts. High level of experience and expertise is indicated by higher ranks. When a person achieves a particular rank, he/she can spread their art by teaching others. Even outside the gym or the training school, your kids would learn and know how respect people.
*Helps to set goals in life: In any style of martial arts, specific goals in form of ranks are present. More your kid trains, the higher rank is achieved. These ranks are indicated often by using belts of different colours. Your child would learn how to face number of challenges at a time and deal with those effectively. In the training period the whole knowledge is divided into parts and ranking increase with the time and experience. This enables the learner to prioritise the gaols to advance in the process of learning.
*The art of self-defence: Your kids would have to face a number of bullies in school and colleges. But they could deal with them if have ability to defend themselves. This confidence would give them immense mental peace and they would be able to concentrate more on the school activities.
*Body would become fit: The training period helps to improve the muscular strength of your child. He/she would become fitter and agile than before. A better body balance is achieved and they would learn techniques to prevent injuries.