The Importance of Learning Self Defence for Children

Learning Self Defence is important for children at AGKK Karate lessons and martial arts classes. Martial arts classes are near you.

The ability to protect oneself physically from harm is a basic human right that should be accessible to everyone, including children. Teaching children Self Defence is something we often overlook in today’s society, but it is of utmost importance. In an age when the bullying epidemic in schools is a huge problem, it is important to ensure that our children can defend themselves if the need arises and deter attackers.

Sensei and StudentSelf Defence not only allows children to objectively defend themselves against physical attacks, it also cultivates various benefits for them in everyday life. Important values and principles can be learned, such as hard work, dedication, and perseverance, as well as the importance of maintaining personal relationships with good communication.

Martial arts teaches Self Defence and much more. There are so many benefits that children can pick up from martial arts, that it definitely becomes something you should consider for your child. Children go through many stages of development, so it is best that you make sure your child is exposed to the correct principles of Self Defence.

If you’re looking to get your children into sports, provide them with a safe and fun after-school activity, or simply to have them learn proper Self Defence, we have come up with a few reasons why you should get them into martial arts training.

Four reasons why Self Defence is an important life skill to learn for children.

  1. It empowers children with the knowledge of Self Defence
    Self Defence is a basic right for any human being — children included. The knowledge and importance of Self Defence in a child’s development cannot be overstated. Martial art lessons can empower children with this knowledge, and of course, the responsibility that comes with it.You are most welcome to enrol your children into martial art classes at AGKK Karate that will teach your children many intricate techniques and how to properly execute them.Martial arts will teach children when and where to apply their knowledge and skills. Martial art lessons teaches children that their own physicality isn’t a tool used to inflict harm on others, but rather, to merely defend themselves against any and all attacks.By participating in martial art lessons at AGKK Karate classes children will quickly understand the roles and responsibility that they as martial artists play in today’s society.
  2. It helps deal with the bullying epidemic in school
    Bullying is every parent’s worst nightmare. We hear and see so much about it happening in schools, in the playgrounds. We dread the day we find out that our child is being bullied.School bullying has been an existing problem for years. While we as a society have really made the effort to stop bullying in our educational systems, the truth of the matter is that bullying still exists today. It’s somehow as big of a problem as it has ever been.We have the power to end bullying by developing our children’s social skills and confidence. Any given child can be a bullies target. One way to develop our children’s social skills is through the practice of martial arts at AGKK Karate lessons.Martial arts enables children to develop self-confidence, self-discipline, and self-respect, as well as respect for others. Because the change has to come from within ourselves, acquiring these essential life skill traits can help stop bullying once and for all. Empower your children with martial art lessons and see the immediate positive effect it has on their lives.
  3. Martial arts classes teaches a lot of important values and principles.
    At AGKK Karate in the martial art classes we instil in practitioners many important values and principles. Through overcoming obstacles and allowing us a deep look inside our own capabilities, martial arts makes sure we learn many of life’s most important lessons right inside the dojo. We teach that the most important medium a person has is their mind.Some of the values that martial arts teaches include integrity, humility, honor, resilience, respect, courage, and discipline.Another important principle is the significance of failure. Throughout life, people are bound to fail, but martial arts teaches us to embrace failure and to see it as an opportunity to improve ourselves.These teachings and principles are not learned from textbooks inside a classroom but are equally as important in our lives as academics.Martial arts then becomes an amazing opportunity and medium for children to learn these values by training in the dojo. Working with families we euip and educate your child with the proper values and life skills they need to become good standing members of society.
  4. It teaches children discipline and responsibility.
    One of the most important lessons martial arts imparts on our children is discipline and responsibility. We as individuals must be self-disciplined and responsible for our own actions. The earlier we learn this, the better are the outcomes throughout life. Give your children one of the best gifts by enrolling them in martial arts lessons at AGKK Karate.In real life, not everything goes our way. Throughout life we are all often met with challenges and obstacles, daunting roadblocks that impede us from getting across one side to another. It is how we choose to deal with these issues that determines if we succeed or we fail.Martial arts teaches our children to roll with the punches — that it doesn’t matter how hard you fall to the ground. What matters is that you can get back up and keep pushing forward.

So what are you waiting for?

You are most welcome to enrol your child up for martial arts classes at AGKK Karate and see the results for yourself.

Advanced Bookings Recommended
You are welcome to inquire about lessons either by contacting:
Bernie Sensei on 0409474494 or complete the booking form. All are welcome.