Frequently Asked Questions

“Does my child face a risk for injury with Martial Arts, Karate ?”
“Is Martial Arts, Karate fun for children?”
“Will Martial Arts, Karate improve my child's confidence?”

Our program is extremely safe. We have measures upon measures in place to ensure that your child will stay safe, and have a great time. From stretching to warmups to very close supervision - we've got your child covered. Injuries do happen sometimes - but they're quite rare.

 

Absolutely! In fact, kids usually have to drag their parents to Martial Arts class - something parents are always shocked to see. We have our serious moments here where kids work and learn... but we have just as many moments where they goof off and have a blast!

Yes! Martial Arts is a powerful source of confidence for kids. They practice hard and learn techniques in order to advance through the ranks. And as they advance, they fill with pride. After all, they're the ones doing all the work - so they feel all of the accomplishment whenever they learn a new move... achieve a new belt... or get praise from their fellow students and instructors.

“What ages are the other kids in the Martial Arts, Karate?”
“Do boys AND girls take Martial Arts, Karate?”
My child isn't athletic. Can they still participate in Martial Arts, Karate if they're not athletic?

We have classes for kids as young as 4, and as old as teenagers. Martial Arts is the kind of thing that grows with you. So as kids get older, they learn new techniques, perfect old ones, and advance. When they're younger, it's more about fun and games, with learning thrown in too.

Yes! We have a good mix of both girls and boys in our kids martial arts classes! Some people think that the boys are much “stronger and tougher,” but in reality this is not true. In fact, often girls are the stronger ones!

Yes! In fact, martial arts is a beacon of light for kids who just don't fit into team sports. Kids who couldn’t throw a ball well or run fast find that martial arts is accessible to them. It's something they excel at, and as a result, their confidence soars. Plus...no one is left out or sits the bench at Tracy’s Karate! We make sure everyone gets personal time to work on specific needs for success!

Does Martial Arts, Karate make kids physically aggressive?

No way! Martial Arts is about peace, harmony and diplomacy. It teaches children how to AVOID fights - not pick them.