Are you looking for fun ways that you and your family can spend time together? Something that will get you all off the couch, perhaps? Participating in a martial arts class as a family is a great option!

Here are three benefits of practicing martial arts with your family:

1. Shared Activity

Practicing martial arts as a family is a fun way for your whole family to spend time together while working toward a common goal. Family martial arts classes give you all something to look forward to and get excited about. It’s a great way to break up the day and learn something together. And when you’re all working toward the same goal during class, it can be easier to find common ground outside of class.


2. Family Fitness

Family martial arts classes also give everyone in your family a chance to get some physical activity together. And because all ages can participate and benefit from all that martial arts has to offer, it makes it easy for the whole family to get involved. Family fitness through martial arts provides a lot of health benefits, including providing an effective outlet for stress and emotions. Plus, parents who participate in classes set a healthy example for their kids, demonstrating that lifelong healthy habits should be a priority.

3. Accountability and Motivation

When you work out and train with a group, one of the benefits is an increase in accountability and motivation. The same is true when you practice martial arts with your family. You have a supportive group right there in your own home to motivate, encourage, and hold you accountable for making it to class. And you can do the same for others in your family.

To learn more about the programs and classes we’re currently offering at Ascendant Martial Arts in Regina, contact us today.