Kids Martial Arts

Children Martial Arts Program

Children love learning at Focus Karate in Philadelphia, PA. Our children martial arts program is high-energy, fun, and interactive.

Martial arts classes should go far beyond just kicking and punching. Our classes focus on character development, physical fitness, and self-defense, with the primary goal of building a child’s discipline, confidence, and self-esteem.

The training in our traditional martial arts program emphasizes discipline, responsibility, and encouragement, and we work hard to ensure all students are both show and are shown respect.

When your child becomes a student at our school, they join a community that works together to support each other’s personal goals and celebrate our successes.

If you are interested in trying out our children’s martial arts program, we are pleased to offer a free one-week trial. Just fill out the form below or give us a call at (215) 330-1730.

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Why Children Should Learn Martial Arts

The overarching goal of Focus Karate is to help students become the best version of themselves. Students gain confidence and learn that their success is directly related to their efforts. Children grow into leaders with a strong sense of responsibility to both themselves and to others.

Martial arts is a physical endeavor, involving all muscle groups to help develop a child’s physical fitness, but our emphasis goes far beyond just learning physical moves and martial arts techniques. At Focus Karate, we use martial arts as a mechanism to develop positive character and life-improvement skills in our students.

The emphasis of our children martial arts programs is on the personal-development aspects of martial arts, such as increasing self-confidence, improving focus and concentration, developing self-discipline, and optimizing physical fitness.

Traits That Children Martial Arts Develops

  • Self-esteem and self-confidence
  • Focus and concentration
  • Self-discipline and mental toughness
  • Physical fitness
  • Positive attitude
  • Leadership
  • Respect
  • Patience
  • Goal setting
  • Manners
  • Strong work ethic

Life Lessons Developed Through Martial Arts

All classes at Philadelphia Martial Arts not just the moves but also the values of Tang Soo Do. We teach life lessons and discuss alternate resolutions to some of the issues children face today, including the topics below:

  • Avoiding conflicts
  • Dealing with bullies
  • Mental toughness
  • Proper respect for adults
  • Stranger awareness
  • Respect for self and others
  • Resisting peer pressure

These valuable life lessons help our martial arts Philadelphia students understand the connection between what they learn in class and the real-world applications that make martial arts practical and insightful skills for children school-age and beyond.