Taekwondo (kids 5+)

Overview

Taekwondo is a very systematic martial art from Korea that involves head-height kicks, spinning, jumping, and fast kicking techniques. Taekwondo is recognized as one of the oldest forms of martial arts and one of the more popular forms to learn. Many people enjoy Taekwondo at Black Tiger Martial Arts because it involves more than just movement of the body, but also positive training of our spirit and mind.

Taekwondo for Kids

 
 

Overview

 

Taekwondo training can be a great way to boost a child’s confidence while helping them develop essential motor skills, flexibility and coordination. Kids who study Taekwondo learn self-control, self-respect and focus. Classes at Black Tiger Martial Arts are taught with the five tenets or principles of Taekwondo in mind: Courtesy, Integrity, Perseverance, Self-Control and Indomitable Spirit. Your child will not only improve their physical health they will also make friends while learning important life skills.
Traits That Martial Arts Develop in a Child

 
 
 

Self Defense

 
 
Taekwondo at Black Tiger Martial Arts in Houston puts you in an atmosphere where you can succeed with any sized opponent, gain self-esteem and confidence in your skills, and learn to never give up and raise your endurance. We will give you the skills you need to feel confident in redirection and assertiveness in any threatening situation. Our members at Black Tiger Martial Arts are taught how to assess and de-escalate situations without needing to physically use their skills.

 
 
 

Fitness

 
 
Taekwondo is a total body workout because it involves a lot of explosive kicks, speed, agility, and energy. At Black Tiger, we know the importance of a healthy mind and body. In Taekwondo, you’ll burn hundreds of calories in each class, develop lean muscles, and boost stamina and endurance. Taekwondo is a high-energy training class from start to finish that is fun and engaging for any student.
 
 

Weight Loss

 
Obesity is a serious problem in the United States, so a brand new workout to your routine will greatly help. At Black Tiger Martial Arts, we know the importance of a healthy mind and body, so introducing yourself to martial arts is a great way to combat obesity and promote weight loss. In Taekwondo, you’ll burn hundreds of calories in each class, develop lean muscles, and boost flexibility. Our Taekwondo kids class is a high-energy training session that is great for overall health and/or weight loss.

 
 

Traits That Martial Arts Develop in a Child

 
 

  • Self Esteem
  • Focus
  • Concentration
  • Self discipline
  • Physical fitness
  • Self confidence
  • Positive attitude
  • Leadership
  • Respect
  • Patience
  • Goal setting
  • Manners
  • Strong work ethic

Life Lessons Developed Through Martial Arts

Classes at Black Tiger end with group discussions and role-playing exercises. We touch on life lessons and discuss alternate resolutions to some of the issues children face today. These issues are discussed in a non-threatening, proactive way.

Children pay close attention as we explore topics that include:

  • Avoiding conflicts
  • Dealing with bullies
  • Mental self defense
  • Proper respect for adults
  • Stranger awareness
  • Respect for self and others
  • Saying no to drugs and peer pressure

These valuable life lessons help our students understand the connection between what they learn in class and the real-world applications that make martial arts practical and insightful skills for school-age, and beyond.

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