Children HapKiDo for Beginners Classes
Children HapKiDo for Beginners Classes contains both long and close range fighting techniques, utilizing jumping kicks and percussive hand strikes at longer ranges and pressure point strikes, joint locks, or throws at closer fighting distances. Hapkido emphasizes circular motion, non-resisting movements, and control of the opponent. Practitioners seek to gain advantage through footwork and body positioning to employ leverage, avoiding the use of strength against strength.
Benefits of Do Hapkido
The habits we practice as children actually become "hard-wired" in our brains as adults. The good habits of respect, perseverance, courtesy, and courage your children will develop from martial arts will remain with them for life.
Childhood and adolescence are also when we establish how we think of ourselves. Children who practice martial arts develop confidence, which translates into a positive self-image.
The Center for Disease Control now refers to obesity in children as an epidemic. Martial art training provides intense (and fun) exercise to help your children lose weight, or maintain a healthy weight.