Adel's Martial Arts Academy

Shotokan Karate for Kids

While there are many great sports out there for kids, none compare to martial arts. Your child may learn how to kick a ball in soccer, but are they learning life lessons that apply off the field? Martial arts is just as much about instilling positive habits as it is about advancing in belt rank.

Our Shotokan Karate for Kids classes build Self Confidence, give children the outlet they need to achieve better grades in school, and are a great way to pluck them out from in front of the television and introduce them to new friends and important values!

Shotokan Karate for Kids

Martial Arts for Bullying

The most important step to preventing bullying is self-confidence.  At Adels International Karate Center of New York, your children will learn to become more outgoing and learn important social skills that many kids lose behind phones, computers, and television.  On top of self-confidence, kids will learn fundamental Karate skills to safely defend themselves if ever confronted physically by a bully.

  • Nearly 1 in 3 students is involved in bullying.
  • Adult intervention – 4%. Peer intervention – 11%. No intervention – 85%
  • 15% of all school absenteeism is directly related to fears of being bullied at school
  • Signing your child up at Adels International Karate will prepare your child for all of the above!


Martial Arts for Excercise

Lack of childhood health is a growing issue all around the world but is especially prevalent in the United States. One of the biggest challenges? Getting kids active. As they have greater access to technology, children are spending more and more time in front of a screen and less and less time participating in physical activities. If you’re encountering this issue in your child’s life, karate may just be the solution you’re seeking. Not only does martial arts reduce stress, but it provides benefits to one’s cardiovascular health, stamina, flexibility, strength, reflexes, and weight management.

Karate is an amazingly fun way to stay active and keep kids in shape!  Karate has been PROVEN to build muscle, improve cardiovascular function, and help achieve/maintain a healthy weight.


Martial Arts for Important Values

Your child probably has a lot of different options when it comes to their next sport. So why karate? Well, we have something all of those other activities don’t – our values. Since martial arts are founded on traditions of respect, discipline, hard work, patience, and confidence, it’s no surprise that this sport is known for the life lessons it instills in its students. Your child may not become a professional martial artist, but the principles they learn in the dojo will carry over to all areas of their life – from school to the workplace, to their friendships and relationships. Enroll your child in karate today and give them the gift that keeps on giving.

Martial Arts for School and Better Grades

Our Shotokan Karate Classes help to sharpen your mind and improve your problem-solving abilities.  This will help to transfer into schoolwork and give your child advanced tools to achieve better grades!

Martial arts for Self-Confidence

The health benefits of karate go far beyond the body – this sport is good for the brain too! Exercise releases endorphins, also known as happy chemicals. But martial arts takes this a step further, building confidence in its students. Many of our students begin their journey with us as shy individuals who are highly insecure in themselves. But with every class they take, they grow in ability and confidence. Karate pushes students to do things they previously thought they were incapable of – helping young people set goals for themselves and achieve them. This newfound sense of confidence helps our students stand up for themselves, empowers them to ask questions and excel in school, and improves their ability to make friends.

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Ready to kick, punch, and strike your way to success? Contact Adel’s Martial Arts Academy and begin your martial arts journey today!