Originally posted - October 29, 2015
Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and martial arts overall are activities which are suitable for people of all ages. However, the benefits of getting your children involved in training these arts are far-reaching. Education in martial arts can become a positive asset that your child will use for the rest of their lives. Developing youth need a source of fitness which integrates discipline, self-confidence and respect for others into each activity. Kids martial arts are proven to be effective at improving socialization and listening skills.
Having improved confidence and being trained in self-defense are some of the best ways to eliminate bullying. Contrary to the opinion that martial arts can make children more aggressive, training in an environment with proper coaching will ensure that conflict-resolution and self control come first before anything. This is what makes martial arts an ideal activity for children – the fusion of mental & physical development as one efficient program.