Youth Program (Ages 10-16)

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Our Youth Program allows students the opportunity to grow physically, mentally and emotionally through a structured, goal-oriented curriculum and scheduled classes. It offers the ultimate confidence builder to give children a healthy advantage in life. Classes are safe, fun and conducted in supportive environment at a pace appropriate for our older kids. Our Youth classes teach structured martial arts exercises that will improve overall athletic development. Students will practice realistic and useful techniques while maintaining superior physical fitness. These classes also teach age-appropriate conflict resolution and the intelligence to deal with challenging situations encountered by students this age as well as how to build positive relationships. Students are rewarded for attendance, attitude and effort. At Okinawan Martial Arts, students learn how to progress in a healthy supportive atmosphere. Each child has an opportunity to develop to the fullest potential with compassion and conduct. Through our practice of martial arts, our Youth students learn:

 

  • Confidence building
  • Listening and communication
  • Avoiding conflicts
  • Conflict resolution
  • Dealing with bullies
  • Good conduct
  • Community involvement
  • Teamwork
  • Taking responsibility
  • Good conduct and respect
  • Good sportsmanship
  • Managing peer pressure

If you want your child to learn applicable self-defense and street safety, we are a life skill school!