When the holidays roll around, people often forgo giving a unique gift like Martial Arts classes in lieu of something more traditional. While toys, video games, or a pack of trading cards are great gifts, they are items that will most certainly be outgrown and given away after the novelty has worn off.
This year, consider giving the gift of knowledge and growth. When a child or adult practices martial arts at Innovative Martial Arts Academy, they are learning skills that they will carry with them throughout their entire lives.
- Physical Health
Giving the gift of martial arts is great for young boys and girls, teens, adults, and families — it is the perfect gift to give this holiday season!
Benefits for kids
Martial arts is great for kids because of all the benefits it brings. These include:
- It gets kids active and is a great form of exercise
- It is great for both boys and girls
- Builds confidence
- Teaches focus
- Meeting new friends
Benefits for Adults
Adults not only reap the benefits that children do, but they also get added benefits like:
- Relieves stress
- Teaches self defense
- Good for your mental health
- Helps delay cognitive impairments
Benefits for Families
When families train together the children and the parents get the same benefits mentioned above, but they also get added benefits like:
- Forms bonds
- Improves performance
A Gift That Will Last a Lifetime
When you practice martial arts, the lessons you learn are ones that you carry with you and even put into practice in other aspects of your life. The discipline and perseverance that you learn as a young person practicing martial arts can prepare you for your future career and your success in adulthood! The mental health benefits that you gain when you are an adult taking martial arts will also start to rub off on other parts of your life. All the feel-good chemicals in the brain are released during an activity like martial arts, so you can only imagine how different you will begin to feel and what a change that may have on your day-to-day life.
Martial arts is a multifaceted gift with so many sides to it! So why wouldn’t you want to give a gift that will help a child or adult reach their full potential? Why wouldn’t you want to give a gift that will teach them lessons that they can carry with them throughout their lifetime? Those seems like silly questions because the answer is obvious…martial arts is the perfect holiday gift for everyone!
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At Innovative Martial Arts Academy, our Martial Arts training offers men, women, and children the opportunity to challenge their bodies and minds without the threat of injury and intimidation. Take on the best training in disciplines like Aikido, Kenpo Karate, and Kali, and build your skills one day at a time with the help of our dedicated instructors.
We are proud to serve families across Wake Forest, Wakefield and the surrounding area with a rewarding experience that can set you or your child up for success in all aspects of life. If you’re interested in learning about our martial arts program, contact us at 919.562.4663, or visit our website.