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Children's Fitness Programs Garfield NJ

The study of martial arts is far more than an extracurricular activity - it’s a unique training program that empowers children with techniques and strategies for lifelong success. Martial arts classes help children learn discipline, self-control, self-confidence, respect, concentration and courtesy. Read more.

The Athletic And Swim Club
(646) 626-4657
787 7th Ave
New York, NY
Promotion
Offer - Complimentary 3-Day guest pass when you mention Felix.

Limit - one pass per individual.

Hours
Monday 5:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday 5:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday 5:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Thursday 5:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Friday 5:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Saturday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sunday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Services
Aerobics, Aquatic Exercise, Fitness Center, Free Weights, Indoor Cycling, Martial Arts, Massage, Pilates, Pool, Sauna, Whirlpool, Yoga

Passaic Bujinkan Buyu
(973) 931-6694
130 Lakeview Avenue
Clifton, NJ
Martial Art Styles
KenJutsu, Ninjutsu, Togakure Ryu Ninjutsu , Gyokushin Ryu Ninjutsu , Kumogakure Ryu Ninjutsu , Takagi Yoshin Ryu Jutaijutsu , Kukishinden Ryu Happo Hikenjutsu , Shinden Fudo Ryu Dakentaijutsu , Gyokko Ryu Koshijutsu , Koto Ryu Koppojutsu , Gikan Ryu Koppojutsu

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MVP Taekwondo Center
(201) 556-9799
8 Railroad Avenue
Rochelle Park, NJ
Martial Art Styles
Tae Kwon Do

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Academy of Koeikan Karate
(973) 546-2422
1245 Main Ave
Clifton, NJ
Martial Art Styles
Karate

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TC Fight Club
(862) 571-8042
701 Main Ave
Passaic, NJ
Martial Art Styles
Brazilian Jujitsu, Karate, Kick Boxing, Mixed Martial Arts (MMA), Weapon Training

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Legacy Tae Kwon DO
(973) 249-9200
2 Mercer St
Lodi, NJ
Martial Art Styles
Tae Kwon Do

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Yees Hung GA Kung Fu Academy
(973) 772-8988
68 Union Ave
Clifton, NJ
Martial Art Styles
Kung Fu

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Martial Arts Tae Kwon DO Ctr
(973) 340-4545
227 Dayton Ave
Clifton, NJ
Martial Art Styles
Hapkido, Tae Kwon Do

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Edge Kickboxing & Fitness
(201) 703-1222
57 Midland Ave
Elmwood Park, NJ
Martial Art Styles
Kick Boxing

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Shotokan Karate DO Jo
(973) 778-4778
98 Main Ave
Passaic, NJ
Martial Art Styles
Karate, Shotokan

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Children's Fitness Programs

The Benefits of Martial Arts For Kids

There are lots of activities that kids can be involved in. Soccer, swim team , ballet, gymnastics – my kids have done them all. Rarely have they been involved in a sport that I think holds life lasting benefits – until now. About a year ago, my teenage daughter asked if she could join the muay thai classes that her girlfriend was enrolled in, and I agreed. Well, it’s been such a great learning experience for her that I’ve now enrolled two more of my children in classes. They love the instructors, who make every class exciting, and the self-defense that they’ve learned has been amazing. The instructors keep tabs on all of the students, asking about grades and behavior at home and reinforcing the desired behaviors.

The study of martial arts is far more than an extracurricular activity - it’s a unique training program that empowers children with techniques and strategies for lifelong success. Martial arts classes help children learn discipline, self-control, self-confidence, respect, concentration and courtesy. It’s awesome to see a group of 30 kids stand at attention and belt out, “Yes, SIR!” Kind of gives me hope that the grunts and groans I usually hear will not last forever!

There are other benefits as well:

  • Many martial arts schools also offer leadership courses for kids, in conjunction with their karate for kids programs, or similar lessons.
  • Martial arts is ideal for children who do not do well in team sports, giving them the ability to flourish this activity, while combining physical and mental practices.
  • Many do not realize this, but martial arts training is safer than most school sports. My kids have learned how to fall correctly to minimize injury and also how to successfully overpower a much larger opponent without fear. The gym that they train at is well padded and maintained.
  • Children with special needs, such as ADD (Att...

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