Do your children spend too much time in front of a screen? At Lone Eagle Martial Arts we know that today’s youth can waste hours scrolling through social media and we think we have a solution that will help!
Of the many challenges that parents face today, one is that we are constantly plugged in. While there are a great many benefits to the Internet, there are many more benefits in unplugging for awhile. Unfortunately this seems to be a rare find. At some juncture in life, every one of us comes to learn that the greatest obstacle we face in this lifetime is ourselves. That battle is fought in the stillness of our hearts and the willingness to confront ourselves. What you won’t see in a martial arts class is a bunch of kids surfing the internet on their phones. As a martial artist, your child will learn what it is to be still, challenged, and focused. This is something that many parents find to be a highlight with martial arts. Are instructors are there to keep your child focused on the task at hand and it’s so much better then sitting in a classroom! Your child gets to let out energy by practicing new moves while perfecting their form. At the same time they are taught to be still and pay attention to their instructor. This balance keeps children happy, excited and focused! This type of activity is sure to have them giving up their video gaming to spend more time practicing their new skills.
In addition, your child will meet other children in their age group, building friendships that will last a lifetime and keep them busy practicing all of the fun new things they learn in class. Martial arts has a wonderful social aspect to it. Your child will make new friends effortlessly because they already have something in common: martial arts!
We hope you found this article helpful!