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Children are like sponges. They absorb things quickly and easily – far more easily than we do as adults. In fact, parents can sometimes see a difference in their kids after just one martial arts class. Each additional class they attend increases their knowledge and growth.
Not only are they getting healthier as they learn martial arts, they’re also learning the value of self-discipline and respect. When you enroll your child in a martial arts class, you’re giving them much more than the physical skills we teach. You’re giving them the opportunity to thrive.
We are teaching your kids self-discipline, hard work, confidence, and respect. This is done in a way that empowers them while also teaching them humility and promoting health and fitness
Martial arts teach the importance of respect in everything we do.
We teach students to respect their instructors and fellow students. They can’t succeed without respecting everyone in the studio.
Over time, the instinct to respect others becomes deeply ingrained – and your child will carry it with them forever.
Nobody can succeed in life without the discipline to keep going even when things are difficult.
Our students learn discipline and persistence. Martial arts training requires true diligence and that’s not possible without discipline.
Students are always held to the highest standard of behaviour – and the discipline they learn here will help them everywhere else.
Self-control is essential to the study of martial arts, and our students learn that they must be the masters of their actions and emotions.
The discipline kids learn in our martial arts school helps them in other areas of life. Over time, behaving in a disciplined way becomes second nature.
In our martial arts school, respect is a core principle of what we teach. All students are taught to respect their instructors, other students, their parents and themselves as part of their studies.
Soo Bahk Do provides two essential elements for weight loss: cardiovascular activity and core and muscle toning.
We work with kids who need to lose weight by providing them with achievable goals.
Our focus on self-discipline helps kids understand that what they do affects their bodies, and helps them to lose weight and get in shape.
The lessons your child learns now about physical fitness may very well follow them into adulthood.
Soo Bahk Do teaches kids about their bodies. They learn to push themselves and pursue fitness goals.
Studying Soo Bahk Do sets kids up for good health and a healthy body image that they’ll keep throughout their lives.
Some kids who comes to us are resistant at first, but martial arts instruction is both fun and active. Many kids think that martial artists are cool and that can help them stick with it even if it’s hard at first.
Soo Bahk Do classes build core strength and balance while also increasing muscle mass and improving muscle tone. The controlled movements we teach improve kids’ physical fitness with each class they take.
Yes. Regular physical activity is a must for kids who want to lose weight. Our classes give kids a serious cardiovascular workout and help them burn calories. The training they experience also builds muscle mass which can improve their metabolism.
One of the most damaging things that can happen to kids in school is that they get labeled: the fat kid, the clumsy kid, and so on. In our school, they’re all just martial arts kids!
Kids learn to trust themselves and their abilities. As a result, their confidence soars.
Physical self-confidence leads to intellectual and emotional self-esteem, and martial arts can help kids carry themselves with a deep-seated sense of confidence and authority.
Martial arts training puts a strong emphasis on the importance of focus, and that carries over to home and the classroom, as well as the playground and beyond.
Through repetition and memorization, kids learn that they need to focus to excel in our martial arts school. They learn the mental discipline to avoid distractions and pursue their goals.
Today’s kids often have difficulty with paying attention, but martial arts training helps keep their eyes on the prize.
Yes. The way we hold ourselves physically relates directly to how we feel inside. Kids who study Soo Bahk Do learn to carry themselves with confidence. All students are treated as equals in our Soo Bahk Do school, which can help build kids’ self-esteem.
The study of Soo Bahk Do requires intense focus and self-discipline. We teach kids that their attitude and focus have far more to do with their success than anything else. Over time, kids who learn martial arts develop the ability to avoid distractions that might keep them from achieving their goals.
Yes. Kids who study Soo Bahk Do learn that hard and persistent work pays off. Each small success helps children believe in themselves and have faith they can achieve their next goal.
Our 6 year old son started training a year ago and although it took a little while to get into the swing of things, he thoroughly enjoys the classes. The small group setting and the patience and positivity of the instructors ensures the kids really learn the core values of respect and discipline all the while having a great time. Over the past year we’ve seen Daniel gain in confidence to speak up, his ability to focus and concentrate improve; and we’ve really loved seeing his sense of pride and achievement when he has passed grading. And thanks to Frank's example we have changed how we explain our concepts of what behaviour is expected of him and this has resulted in more respectful communication by the whole family!
My husband and I were both interested in getting our 3 children into some form of Martial Arts program to help them learn an art, learn about discipline, and also learn how to control their bodies in a self-defence situation if it arose. Our kids love doing the classes, they have fun in a non-stressful environment. My kids do several activities but this is the one that really helps them to think about respect to their elders and helps them to focus on thinking about what is good for their bodies. We can absolutely recommend Perth Soo Soo Bahk Do.