Kung Fu Academy FAQ
Q: “Will martial arts, Kung Fu teach my child to be hostile and aggressive?”
Absolutely not. Children learn a lot about what it means to be respectful and polite here. As a result, kids who weren’t violent in the first place become even more respectful and kind. Kids with behavior problems often become very respectful and calm.
Q: “Can my child get injured with martial arts, Kung Fu?”
As a parent, I’m sure you’ve seen that kids can get injured doing just about anything. Martial arts is no different, however we take safety very seriously here. Yes, injuries do sometimes happen. But we do everything in our power to avoid them. We do special exercises and stretches to make your child’s body limber and flexible. And we’re ALWAYS keeping a very close eye on everything going on.
Q: “Can my child still participate in martial arts, Kung Fu if he/she is not athletic?”
Yes! In fact, martial arts is kind of a beacon of light for kids who just don’t fit into team sports. Kids who never could throw a ball well or run fast find that martial arts is accessible to them. It’s something they excel at, and as a result, their confidence soars.
Q: “Do kids enjoy martial arts, Kung Fu? Do they stick with it for a while?”
Kids have a blast here. There’s smiling and laughter throughout every class. We have our moments of intense concentration and focus… but we always balance things out with fun and games to keep everything alive and light.
Q: “Will martial arts, Kung Fu improve my child’s confidence?”
Yes! Martial art is a powerful source of confidence for kids. They practice hard and learn techniques in order to advance through the ranks. And as they advance, they fill with pride. After all, they’re the ones doing all the work – so they feel all of the accomplishment whenever they learn a new move… achieve a new belt… or get praise from their fellow students and instructors.
Q: “What ages are the other kids in the martial arts, Kung Fu class?”
We have classes for kids as young as 5, teenagers and up the the adults. Martial arts is the kind of thing that grows with you. So as kids get older, they learn new techniques, perfect old ones, and advance. When they’re younger, it’s more about fun and games, with learning thrown in too.
Q: “Is martial arts, Kung Fu for boys only? Or can girls participate as well?”
Our martial arts classes have been, and always will be, for boys AND girls! Every class has a good blend of the two as well. In fact, some of the best martial artists are girls and women! And girls often get the hang of it sooner than boys as they’re naturally more flexible.