The Academy for Martial Arts in Rockland County now offers kickboxing classes for kids and adults.
Modern Warrior, which offers self-defense classes for all ages, is now offering Leadership Development classes for tweens and teens during which they will learn anti-bullying techniques.
Kangs Martial Arts, a martial arts studio in Scarsdale, now offers a taekwondo class catered to preschoolers.
UPDATED JULY 2015: Looking for a new after-school activity for your children? We've compiled a list of mixed martial arts studios that offer karate, self-defense, taekwondo, and jiu-jitsu classes for kids on Long Island, from Nassau County, including Hicksville, New Hyde Park, and Seaford, to Suffolk County, including Port Jefferson, East Northport, and Patchogue.
UPDATED JULY 2015: Give your kids a boost of strength and confidence, plus useful self-defense training with these great martial arts, karate, and tae kwon do classes for kids in Manhattan, NYC.
UPDATED JULY 2015: Help your kids gain self-confidence while learning self-defense with martial arts classes. We have a list of some of the best mixed martial arts studios that offer karate, jiu-jistu, and taekwondo lessons for children in Fairfield County, CT, including Bethel, Monroe, Stamford, Stratford, Trumbull, Weston, Redding, and Bridgeport.
UPDATED JULY 2015: Give your children the benefit of self-defense classes and they'll gain so much more. We've compiled a list of mixed martial arts studios in Westchester County, New York that offer karate, taekwondo, and jiu-jitsu lessons for children in southern New York, including Salem, Scarsdale, Pelham, Pound Ridge, Mamaroneck, and Ossining.
UPDATED JULY 2015: Give your children self-defense classes and they'll learn life-long skills. Here's a list of the best mixed martial arts studios that offer karate, taekwondo, and jiu-jitsu to kids in Brooklyn, NY, including Prospect Park, Dyker Heights, Williamsburg, Fort Greene, Boerum Hill, and Park Slope.
UPDATED JUNE 2016: Here you'll find a list of local sports and fitness clubs in Queens, NYC that offer a variety of fitness programs including yoga classes for kids. These sports and fitness centers are located in neighborhoods such as Forest Hills, Bay Terrace, Long Island City, Flushing, Astoria, and Middle Village. Keep your kids fit with these fitness programs for kids in NYC.
UPDATED JULY 2015: Looking for and after-school activity for your children? Martial arts classes may be just what you're looking for. A list of mixed martial arts studios in Queens that offer self-defense, karate, jiu-jitsu, and taekwondo classes for kids in Queens, New York, including Astoria, Rago Park, College Point, Glendale, Corona, and Sunnyside.
UPDATED JULY 2015: A great after-school activity for children is martial arts, where they'll learn life-long self-defense techniques. Here's a list of martial arts studios that offer karate, jiu-jitsu, and other mixed martial arts lessons for children in Rockland County, NY, including Stony Point, Haverstraw, New City, Airmont, and Nanuet.
Dr. Alisha Griffith-Berkeley, co-founder of a specialized martial arts program in Brooklyn, explains what martial arts therapy is and how it can help children with special needs such as autism, ADHD, and sensory issues.
Counterstrike, a women’s self-defense workshop created by Arnold van Deuran, Ph.D., director of Workout Place, is now offered to women in Bardonia. The self-defense class for women in Bardonia teaches young women the skills they would need to fend off an attacker.
Central Park Taekwondo, a martial arts center on the Upper West Side, now offers weekly memberships for kids, teens, and adults. It’s variety of programming offers tae kwon do classes for children and adults, as well as family and mommy and me classes. Central Park Taekwondo also offers a family discount.
If you're planning to enroll your child in a martial arts program, choosing the right school and instructor is an important first step. Here, tips on how to find the right martial arts studio and the questions you should ask martial arts instructors.
Fit Club, a family-friendly gym that offers fitness classes for adults and kids, moved its new location in Fairfield's Sportsplex. Fit Club now offers boxing and overall fitness classes for children.
East Coast United Queens Academy of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and Mixed Martial Arts, a new mixed martial arts center in College Point, offers mixed martial arts classes for children in Queens, and all lessons are taught by black-belt level instructors. The center also offers mixed martial arts classes for women.
Give your kids a boost of strength and confidence, plus useful self-defense training with these great martial arts, karate, and tae kwon do classes for kids in Suffolk County, LI.
My Gym, located on the Upper West Side of Manhattan, recently added yoga and martial arts to its schedule of classes for children. The gym aims to help children develop their fine motor skills, balance, strength, and agility through the classes offered.
From kung fu to tae kwon do to karate, martial arts have many benefits and great appeal for kids. Here's what you need to know before you enroll your little ninja.
Susan Chung, sixth degree Master of Tae Kwon Do, mother of two, and co-owner of Bruce Chung Tae Kwon Do and Family Fitness in Harrison, is now teaching a new 40-minute express workout class.
“Harlem Tae Kwon Do" is currently seeking qualified applicants ages 6 and up for their "One World Taekwondo" scholarship program. When selected for the program, scholarship recipients will be getting the benefits of a martial arts education at the Harlem location on 116th street between Adam Clayton Powell and Frederick Douglas boulevards.
Excel Martial Arts, a martial arts studio that offers karate and dance lessons for kids, opened a new location in Larchmont, NY, on February 28.
As parents, we want to be able to expose our children to the arts, or to sports, but we also want to make sure our kids can maximize their experiences by starting them at the right time. We went to the experts to ask that important question: When is the right time to start?