Raising kids in a digitally connected world presents challenges for every parent to balance their children's technology time with other activities. Martial Arts can help.
As a discipline founded on balance, martial arts of any style can provide children with a physical outlet, self confidence, discipline, respect and role models.
Some parents might worry that training children in martial arts will make them more aggressive. Quite the opposite is true ...
Studies in the journal of Aggression and Violent Behavior show that martial arts had an overwhelmingly positive impact on children. According to reports on the study, children in the martial arts engage in LESS negative behaviors such as "physical aggression, verbal and physical bullying, theft and vandalism."
Overall, parents should be reassured that martial arts can help bring balance and positivity to many areas of their children's lives. Finding a good teacher and a good school dedicated to the values of the martial art practiced can make a huge difference in the life of any child.
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