There are few things as rewarding in life as watching your child undergo a positive change in attitude or skillset. These are moments to be treasured forever and which will stand your child in good stead for the rest of their life.
Hobbies are perhaps the best way to cause positive change in your child- it’s rare to come across an adult who doesn’t credit at least one of their childhood hobbies as having a beneficial impact on them.
Here are 3 changes you’ll notice in your child after they take up martial arts.
“A feeling of self-assurance arising from an appreciation of one’s own abilities or qualities.”
This is perhaps the most noticeable, instant, and rewarding change you will notice in your child after they take up martial arts. Safe in the knowledge that they can defend themselves against bullies, your child will become exponentially more confident.
This is a change universal to martial arts and we notice it in every single kid who steps through our doors. For some reason the combination of self-defense skills, a martial arts gym, and a strict environment just skyrocket a child’s confidence levels.
There are no limits to the areas increased confidence this will help them with in life. They will be more comfortable socialising, able to lead teams, and will always get their opinion across to name just a few.
For subtle signs that your child’s confidence has increased watch out for things like them speaking up more in group conversations.
“The capacity to recover quickly from difficulties.”