Life-Skills-Kids-Learn-in-Brazilian-Jiu-Jitsu-Ascendant-Martial-ArtsKids who practice martial arts have the opportunity to learn a variety of martial arts styles, including Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, in a fun and safe environment.

In BJJ, kids learn valuable skills that will help them become more successful in their daily lives. Here are a few of the life skills kids learn in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu:

1. Resilience

The physical and mental components of BJJ help kids become more resilient in their training. In each class, kids face challenges and obstacles. With practice, they figure out how to adapt and find solutions in these situations and can then apply what they’ve learned in their lives.

2. Self-Confidence

Training BJJ is empowering for kids of all ages. A child who knows they have the skills to defend themself will walk taller and stand straighter. Believing in yourself and your abilities leads to a boost in self-confidence.

3. Concentration

BJJ training is as much of a mental workout as it is a physical one. Kids must pay attention to their instructor and pay attention to small details. The more focused they are, the more they will improve their skills with quality practice.

4. Coordination

BJJ training helps kids develop better coordination of their body movements. At first, it may appear that BJJ is all about large body movements, but it’s not. Kids learn to pay attention to smaller details leading to improved coordination. Building good coordination can make everyday life easier and can also carry over into other sports and activities.

5. Self-Discipline

It is through a daily or consistent practice of a skill or activity that kids develop self-discipline. And a martial arts class is an ideal environment for kids to practice skills through repetition. Eventually, they will see their hard work pay off when they can successfully use what they have spent hours practicing. This ultimate sense of accomplishment encourages kids to continue developing self-discipline on and off the mats.

Ascendant Martial Arts in Regina offers a variety of martial arts programs for both kids and adults. To learn more about how to get started, contact us today.