JUDO, KARATE, (CAMBODIAN) KHUN KHMER (MUAY THAI) KICK BOXING, RUSSIAN SAMBO, OLYMPIC WRESTLING, SUMO, JAPANESE JU-JUTSU, BRAZILIAN JIU-JITSU, GYMNASTICS, SOCCER, SWIMMING, SOFTBALL
Cultural Activities: Sushi Making, Japanese Language, Origami (paper folding) & more
Your child will experience:
- A variety of interesting martial arts with the main focus on Judo
- Traditional and high quality exposure to these arts
- Age and level appropriate fun games & drills to reinforce skills
- Relaxed daily outings (weather permitting), ie. park, splash pad, pool etc
- weekly off site excursions such as beach, bowling, museums, mini-putt etc
Your child will learn:
- How to Fall safely
- Self Defense, (blocks, strikes, kicks) Anti bullying
- Ground techniques & escapes from holds, (chokes & joint locks for older students)
- Stand-up throws and trips, grappling hold-downs and turnovers
Learning to fall properly without getting hurt is a practical life skill that everyone should know, your child can too. Tina Takahashi Martial Arts & Fitness offers a well rounded program appropriate for your growing child. Warm-ups with a variety of exercises, drills to reinforce skills, standing and ground technique practice, gymnastics, games, and much more are included in the various classes. Sparring "practice" competition matches, refereeing and kata (pre-arranged forms) are taught for 7 yrs. old and up. Exercises and skills are selected that are age appropriate in our acclaimed Pee Wee Classes for ages 4 to 7 years.
Youth Classes offer students the best all round grappling and striking expert teachers in the country. Older children and teens can train for recreation or competition. Practising a variety of martial arts including the striking arts such as Karate and Kun Khmer make students very capable. Children gain confidence and concentration. Learning to protecting oneself through martial arts training is one large security, safety measure you've responsibly taken that will help keep your peace of mind as a parent. Motor skills, physical strength, balance, stamina, self-defense, and discipline are developed while being respectful of one another, fostering good sportsmanship, mutual welfare and benefit and cooperation.
PeeWee Martial Arts (Judo)
|Wed (5 to 7 yrs)
||6:10pm - 6:55pm
|Thu (5 to 7 yrs)
||5:00pm - 5:45pm
|Sat (4.5 to 6 yrs)
||12:15pm - 12:55pm
|Sat (6 to 7 yrs)
||1:10pm - 1:55pm
Kids Martial Arts (Judo) - (8 yrs+)
||6:00pm - 7:00pm
||6:00pm - 7:00pm
||11:00am - 12:00pm
Does your child like to practice sumo wrestling for fun? Are they interested in gymnastics? Can't tame your karate kid?
Taekwondo may be the perfect activity for your child as it's developed specifically for little kickers! This combat sport is characterized by jumping, grappling and head-height kicks. Think of it this way, it's for little tykes who have an unlimited source of energy (even after a long day at school)!
Mixed martial arts and taekwondo specifically, are great activities for kids who are into fitness, sporty and want to step it up. Watch your child move up the ranks as they learn new skills and develop a greater sense of confidence. Among the many after school programs out there to choose from, ours definitely ranks #1 in fun!
Although having fun is definitely top of the list, safety is the most important. Of course, the safety of your children is our utmost concern, and proper etiquette in mixed martial arts is always emphasized in our classes. Our commitment is to helping your karate kid grow in a positive and empowering environment - we know that’s what’s most important to you!
We help kids build confidence and show them just how important respect is (and we really like to instill it). If you want to know more about this exciting mixed martial arts sport and our new after-school programs, check out the information below!