Karate can be a fantastic
learning aid for youngsters as it develops within them certain aspects.
Karate training has been scientifically proven to enhance the brains
performance levels. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-19290320
Youngsters learn better in a disciplined and well structured environment. To
begin with we will motivate and provide the discipline but the objective for
us is to teach youngsters how to motivate themselves, develop self discipline
and show them the many rewards of having a consistant possitive attitude
towards hard work.
We see youth Karate as a three way partnership between the student, the
parents or guardians and ourselves, which requires commitment from the
student, support from the parents or guardians and correct instruction from
Q) What is different about your tuition?
A) We refer to our Karate as the art of SELF DEVELOPMENT. We work on
developing youth character social integration along with self discipline,
self motivation, awareness and a possitive mindset. These attributes are much
more valuable in todays society
Q) What about the physical training, I want my child to be able to
A) Traditional Karate training is specific and requires students to
learn movement which at first is unfamiliar. All youngsters are able to learn
this with a correct possitive attitude towards their training, which is why
it is so important to develop a strong character, a determined and focused
mind. Karate technique developed this way is the most effective.
Q) What is the youngest age you will train a child?
A) If a child is able to listen to instruction and then demonstrate
the ability to follow with the physical interpretation, then they can join
the class. We are always willing to give a child an assessment for
What to expect in a lesson
up with stretching and strengthening exercises
Kihon ( Karate technique)
( forms) and/or Kumite (sparring)
tests and team building games
Our lessons vary. No two lessons are the same. Learning Karate is a serious
endeavour but it also has to be enjoyable.