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Training in Karate and Martial Arts in Brisbane for children adults and families.

Training in Karate and martial arts in Brisbane will see an improvement in other areas of life.

Martial arts karate lessons are a fun way for both boys and girls to achieve fitness and focus. Martial arts actually help teach self-discipline and socialization skills. Adults and children have great success with these programs because self-control and concentration are exactly the skills taught and practiced.

Experts agree it is the Martial arts training encourages respect, whether from bowing or standing still and waiting for the next command, that can be the most important benefit: It often carries over into school, helping to improve behaviour and even grades, according to recent research.

Karate kicking and punching movements energize the body, and breathing and meditation techniques provides focus.

Martial arts teaches kids how to throw a partner using balance and leverage and helps them learn self-control and respect for their opponent.

This form of martial arts training adults and children get an aerobic workout. Martial arts develops skills in focusing on improving balance, stretching and boosts flexibility and improves concentration skills.

The martial arts offer many benefits, but when it comes to fitness, becoming a true martial artist means becoming a supremely fit person. When practicing on a twice per week basis, children and adults get in the best shape of their lives by a long shot. Martial arts can enhance your child getting fit and healthy.As a martial artist, your child and adults will learn what it is to be still, challenged, and focused.

It enables a student to relax and better protect themselves. Training in Karate leads a student to be able to better respond, manoeuvre, and anticipate. Ironically, learning how to avoid getting hit is perhaps the best way for students to learn how to avoid being attacked or bullied. Students learn conflict resolution
Both children and adults will learn that confidence and respect for others comes from a deep sense of self-knowledge.

A martial artist is taught to see, feel, and listen – both internally and externally.

Martial arts and Goju Ryu Karate teaches you how to breathe correctly. Nothing is more essential to the success of how we move our body than tapping into the life force of our essence – our breath. Ask a professional athlete, or an actor, dancer, or signer, and they will tell you that to succeed in any physical craft is to access your breath correctly.

I am shocked at times working with adults who never learned to breathe properly when under physical exertion. This skill can literally save your life. In the martial arts children and adults will learn the essence of how to breathe and even relax under pressure.

Fostering Self-Discipline. Kids with a martial arts background, however, are continually reminded of how essential self-discipline is.

Boosting Socialization Skills Partner-driven forms like martial arts and karate will foster camaraderie, as they force kids to pair off and build their skills together. Karate is an excellent form of self-defence that teaches students to use their opponent’s weight and strength against him. Partner training fosters cooperation.

Goju Ryu Karate is an excellent discipline for teaching children how to work with a partner.

Encouraging Physical Activity. Enrolling an inactive child in such a physically demanding pastime not only discourages the sedentary lifestyle they might be used to, but also gives them an enjoyable activity that inspires them to keep moving.

Learning to Set and Achieve Goals. Most forms of martial arts are based around an accomplishment system of coloured belts that signify the wearer’s degree of skill. When your child strives toward each new belt, they are learning valuable lessons about setting and reaching their goals.

Increasing Self-Esteem. Confidence comes with achievement, so your child’s self-esteem level will get a boost with every new move he masters and every belt he/she earns. Kids who struggle with a low sense of self-worth usually become more confident as time progresses while they’re enrolled in a martial arts class.

Martial arts Instils a Sense of Respect. Learning any martial arts style will require your child to show her instructor unflinching respect. Today’s kid culture doesn’t always include respect for authority, adults or those in advanced positions. When he/she goes to her karate class, though, your child will be learning lessons in respect along with new moves.

Improving Listening Skills. In order to master the skills he/she’s being taught and advance through the belt ranks, your child will have to exercise superior listening skills. Kids who aren’t always adept when it comes to paying attention to what they’re told can benefit from the verbal instruction and one-on-one work in the dojo.

Developing Teamwork Skills. Whether it is sparring in a practice setting to master a new manoeuvre, there are few things that your child does in his martial arts classes that will be done on his own. Working together to learn new things and accomplish goals is an important life lesson for kids to learn, and instruction in the martial arts can help your child learn that lesson.

Training in Karate and martial arts in Brisbane will see an improvement in other areas of life. The benefits of martial arts training don’t end in the dojo. The boost in confidence, increased fitness level and new cooperation skills will also help your child navigate the academic and social aspects of school, affect their behaviour at home and have an all-around good influence on him as he/she develops into an adult.

New students are welcome to contact Bernie Sensei directly on 0409 474 494