Why Parents Should Practice Karate with their Children

There are definite advantages to enrolling for martial arts training with your kids. Apart from learning self-defense skills, practicing with your children will keep you and your family active and fit. At our facility, though children are placed in batches of their own age groups and adults are trained separately, the benefits of practicing at the same center are evident. These are some of the advantages:

1. Helps in Family Bonding 
Caught up as we are in various personal and professional duties, people hardly get a chance to spend quality time with their children. But there is a great solution. You can address this problem by working out with your entire family. You can plan your day in such a way to match the martial arts training schedules of your kids. Both you and your kids may not be in the same batch, but when you regularly go to classes together, you will establish deeper bonds and lasting connections.

2. Boosts Fitness of the Whole Family
Seeing the whole family grow healthy and fit will be a major satisfaction for you in your martial arts journey at Tokon. Remember that a healthy mind dwells in a healthy body. With time you will realize the positive effects of good health and fitness. Renewed self-confidence and focus will help each member of the family reap the benefits at work or school as the case may be. Karate or martial arts classes with us can be fun, and working out rigorously with your kids will help your family stay fit and active.

3. Fosters Family Spirit
Common activities amongst family members foster a sense of family spirit and unity. As you go for training together, there will be instances where you will assist each other or cheer for each other during contests and competitions. Relationships can get stronger when you encourage each other to face hurdles and overcome tough challenges.

4. Working Together Towards Common Goals Can Be Fun
Everyone has a goal when they join Tokon Martial Arts. So, when you train with your kids in the same facility, you will both be struggling to attain the common goal of honing your martial arts skills. There will also be times when you or your child will feel lethargic and unmotivated to work out. In such a situation, one of you can inspire the other overcome the mindset and train. 

 5.Encourages Healthy Competition
Practicing martial arts with your kids and family can create an atmosphere of healthy competition. This will help the kids stay motivated and also inspire adults. It will introduce your children to friendly competition and encourage self-improvement. This will eventually help them become better martial arts practitioners as well as better human beings. 


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Located in Natomas Sacramento California. We are Sacramento’s premier and best Karate and martial arts training facility for kids, children and adults. We teach traditional shotokan karate and self-defense in Sacramento. Our Karate school has affiliations with the Japan Karate Association (JKA) as well as ties to the ISKF (International Shotokan Karate Federation). We get you in shape and your child bully proofed. Shotokan Karate has a long history but has proven itself in the 21st century. Shotokan is the Karate style that made Lyoto Machida a MMA (Mixed Martial Arts) champion. Karate training is the perfect full body workout and that’s why we hope to see you soon at our Karate Dojo. We also offer private lessons, personal training, boot camps as well as athletic performance coaching. The high level of instructions and personal attention to every student sets our Karate school apart from all other martial arts places in the area.