Perseverance is persistence despite difficulty or delay in achieving success. In simple terms, the idea of NEVER giving up! You’ve heard people say that they have learned more from their failures than they did from their successes — it’s true. We measure people not by how they fall, but how they stand up, dust themselves off, and apply what they have learned to become successful in later attempts.
Teaching Perseverance to children is more important today than ever before. Kids these days are growing up in a world of immediate gratification. Think about it — social media, video games, and every other childhood toy is designed to keep the kid engaged. By the time our children make it to adulthood, many do not know how to handle the difficulties and challenges that life throws their way. The result is bad job performance, unemployment, or worse – a complete breakdown of the individual. Failure at something is human. In fact, to “fail” literally means – First Attempt At Learning.
Innovative Martial Arts Academy is an excellent place to teach your children how to deal with adversity through perseverance. One of the many ways we teach perseverance is through our Powerful Word Program. Our character education program introduces a specific character trait each month where we:
Try one of our children’s karate classes. Our instructors are amazing at challenging your children to be the best they can, and supporting them through times when they struggle. We want to help your child to grow not only physically, but mentally as well.