Martial Arts Instruction To Develop A Child's Self Esteem

You can find several criteria to take into account when thinking of a martial arts school for your child. Listed below are numerous factors to examine in a karate school.

Can the karate trainer instill self-assurance in the student?    What type of teaching program does the karate school offer? Be certain that the teacher shows you how the karate school learning program inspire self belief, have a constructive effect on the child's self image, and show a student how to use more self esteem in social situations. 

As an illustration, Master trainer Jeff Ellis of Jeff Ellis International Karate Centers said "In karate training, we educate in groups, depending on rank. However every student is excelling at an individual rate. Moreover there is an emphasis on every son or daughter motivated to progress themselves lacking the pressure of being in comparison to someone else."

Ellis went on to say "When the student moves to another belt level, they know they did it by themselves. The result is a feeling of success and a dramatic raise in that child's self esteem."

But ensure that your son or daughter isn't alone in their efforts. When questioned about this, Ellis said "Our students are working together to achieve their common goals by helping each other with courtesy, politeness, and cooperation....all necessary values instilled through proper instruction at International Karate Centers. 

Will the karate teacher teach self control? Ellis defines Self-Control as "a person doing what they are supposed to do, and only that".

Can the school teach a variety of skillsets? Does it teach your son or daughter blocking, striking, kicking, punching, and self-defense? Will  your son or daughter enjoy the teaching? Are they engaged? Much of this has to do with the quality of the teacher. 

Does your son or daughter gain skills that will help them in other areas? As an example,, following a number of months of training in martial arts, is the child much better able to manage their actions, control their temptations, and also make them improved students at school? 

Ellis stated "Once the student knows they can defend themselves from a bully, they have a choice...and the walk away and feel good about that decision. These life skills can even help an adult in their workplace. A confrontation may not be physical, but the situation could provide pressure in a variety of ways. The confidence and control gained through traditional  karate practice will give that person the ability to better deal with any school...and at their workplace.

Jeff Ellis is proprietor of Jeff Ellis International Karate Centers. Locations include 17112 Pearl Road in Strongsville Ohio and 720 Avon Belden Road in Avon Lake Ohio.. For more information go to or call at 1-440-238-9390 Jeff Ellis Karate Centers serve the Strongsville, Brunswick, Hinkley,North Royalton, Middleburg Heights, Medina, Columbia Station, Avon Lake, Avon, Bay Village, Shefield, Sheffield Lake, Westlake, and North Ridgeville Ohio areas.