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Children's Fitness Programs Plymouth MA

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.

Yuan Yen DO Karate Ctr
(508) 747-2700
91 Carver Rd
Plymouth, MA
Martial Art Styles
Karate, Kempo, Kempo

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Donna Marie's Usa Goju Karate; Urban Fight School Networks
(508) 888-7603
P.O. Box 107
Wareham & Sandwich, MA
Martial Art Styles
Goju Ryu, Karate, Women's Self-Defense

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Halifax Karate Ctr
(781) 293-1500
319 Plymouth St
Halifax, MA
Martial Art Styles
Karate

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Yuan Yen DO Karate Ctr
(781) 826-3888
300 Oak St #260
Pembroke, MA
Martial Art Styles
Karate

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Eclectic Karate Institute
(508) 947-2269
67 Everett St
Middleboro, MA
Martial Art Styles
Karate

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Eclectic Karate
(781) 582-9507
160 Summer St
Kingston, MA
Martial Art Styles
Karate

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Massachusetts Iron Brigade, Urban Goju Do
(508) 295-7654
57 sandwich Rd
Wareham, MA
Martial Art Styles
Arnis, Goju Ryu, Karate, Kendo, Kick Boxing, Kobudo, Tai chi, womens self defense workshops

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Kls Taekwondo
(781) 826-7020
808 Washington St
Pembroke, MA
Martial Art Styles
Tae Kwon Do

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Kenpo School of Martial Arts
(781) 826-4823
254 Church St
Pembroke, MA
Martial Art Styles
Kempo

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American Kempo Karate Academy
(781) 829-1008
15 Columbia Road Rt 53
Pembroke, MA
Martial Art Styles
Boxing, Karate, Kempo, Kick Boxing, We Also offer Fitness Kickboxing

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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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