Martial arts come in a variety of forms. Striking and blocking are the focus of some, such as karate and tae kwon do. Others, such as judo and jiu-jitsu, concentrate on grappling and wrestling. All of them make use of pre-planned, repetitive movements and emphasize the mind-body connection.
Many parents claim that martial arts helps their children develop self-control and focus.
If you’ve seen any of the old karate movies, you might assume that teaching karate to children is a bad idea, as it encourages violence and hostility. The movies, on the other hand, got it wrong. Getting your child … Read more