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Martial Arts For Kids

Martial Arts For Kids

Why are martial arts skills so important for kids? As parents we are always looking for ways to help our children develop, flourish, gain confidence and build fundamental physical, mental and social skills.

The benefits of martial arts for kids embodies all of this. 

  1. It’s the real deal.
  2. The full package.
  3. The complete set.

As the kids practice their ninja skills, make new friends and release energy…..they are crushing all of the goals that are aiding in their excelled development.

As the kids practice their ninja skills, make new friends and release energy…..they are crushing all of the goals that are aiding in their excelled development.

Martial Arts skills, no matter what the discipline, and as long as the instructor is well educated, is an incredibly well-rounded cardio and strength training workout including fine and gross motor skill enhancement.

Punches, Kicks, Stances and other basic elements, create muscle and core strength, body awareness, balance, flexibility, coordination, and agility. These factors not only aid in their ability to become a confident martial artist, but create a foundation to bridge into other sports.

Martial Arts is such a fantastic individual sport, but is different, as there are so many interactive situations like sparring and partner drills that create scenarios that help in other areas of life.

Along with all the physical benefits, so many other factors matter…

  1. My child is active, gaining endorphins, and releasing negative emotions.
  2. My child is working on setting goals and embracing self improvement.
  3. My child is improving listening skills and having respectful interactions with both peers and mentors.
  4. My child is learning situational awareness and self protection.
  5. My child is gaining confidence, problem solving skills and conflict resolution.
  6. My child is learning team work and developing a sense of belonging in a safe, welcoming environment with other kids they can look up to.
  7. My child is practicing self control and focus.
  8. My child is learning important life and social skills. 

What else could I want for my child?

Martial arts is so much more than a fun, basic sport. It is skills and strength that create the base for overall success, achievement and personal growth. 

Why wait? Get your little ninja involved today!

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We Set The Bar


The 5 Elements team provides an elevated training experience in multiple disciplines to Calgarians seeking the best martial arts instructors and facility in the city. With a commitment to making martial arts accessible for everyone who wants to participate, we have built a strong and supportive community where each member has the opportunity to meet their goals and exceed expectations.

Our facilities are first-class. Our Instructors are top-notch. Our students are National and World Champions. 

Find Your Inner Ninja

5 Elements is Calgary’s premier martial arts training facility. With highly skilled instructors, multiple martial arts disciplines, and opportunities to train in groups or with personal instruction we have the tools you need to achieve your goals for fitness of the body, mind, and soul.

Contact our studio at 368-993-5668 today and begin your journey to unlock your Inner Ninja.

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