Tag - Karate for kids

December 2017

Raising Confident Kids with Martial Arts

Raising Confident Kids with Martial Arts at Total Ryu It takes confidence to be a kid in today’s world. Whether going to a new school or stepping up to bat for the first time, kids face a lot of uncharted territory.  Martial arts at Total can help a kid gain [...]

November 2017

What Martial Arts or Karate Training does for Student

What Martial Arts or Karate Training does for the Student. Total Ryu Martial Arts Matt Chat Wow where to start with this one.  The benefits of martial arts or karate are huge from health to confidence and of course self defense.  Let’s start with what we, my self and my wife, have [...]

August 2017

Bully-Proof Your Child with These 3 Skills

Bullying is a trigger phrase for many parents and kids these days.  Now while I agree that bullying should never happen, it does and it always will.  Why because of parents or the lack of parenting.  This article gives some good advice but the best advice is found at [...]

Why Some Kids Try Harder and Some Kids Give Up, Martial arts can help

With literally thousands of students seen in over 30 years of martial arts experience I have to say that this article is spot on.  She puts quitting and achieving in an easy to understand language.  We all want our kids to achieve and move forward in life but there [...]

July 2017

Cliques In School are Tough on Kids

School, Peer Pressure and Cliques How parents can help As kids navigate friendships and cliques, there’s plenty parents can do to offer support. If your child seems upset, or suddenly spends time alone when usually very social, ask about it. Here are some tips: Talk about your own experiences. Share your own experiences of [...]

What Motivates Kids? I may have the answer.. Martial Arts

Mr. Silva does a great job explaining what I have been saying for years.  Martial Arts Training and more specifically karate and jujitsu at Total Ryu Martial arts motivates kids to become more Total Ryu Martial Arts Matt Chats physically active, goal oriented, greatful and learn valuable life skills.  Martial Arts [...]

June 2017

Martial Arts is a Great Way to get kids Active

  According to KidsHealth.org children 6 – 12 years of  age need physical activity to build strength, coordination,  confidence — and to lay the groundwork for a healthy lifestyle. They’re also gaining more control over how active they are. School-age kids should have many chances to participate in a variety of activities, sports, [...]

February 2017

April 2016

Karate for kids or martial arts for kids, what do I choose, what is the difference?

Karate for kids or martial arts for kids, what do I choose, what is the difference? I am sure this questions has crossed the minds of parents who are looking to get their kids involved in a martial art of some sort.  Let me try to explain as best as [...]

November 2015

Martial Arts training or Sports?

While some kids are perfect for traditional team sports like soccer and baseball, others are not well suited or do not like the atmosphere that team sports presents.  Let’s look at some aspects of team sports that isn’t all that appealing or not good at all.   Comparison to others [...]