Benefits of Master H C Kim’s Tae Kwon Do Center for Children
Martial Arts Classes in Overland Park, KS and Johnson County
Better Focus & Grades Through Children's Martial Arts Classes
With more and more pressure put on schools to improve their students’ academic achievements daily PE and recess is becoming scarce. According to the American Heart Association only 4% of elementary schools, 8% of middle schools, and 2% of high schools provide daily physical education programs or some equivalent; however, physical activity is exactly what our children need in order to improve their grades in school. Recent studies are showing the positive effects exercise has on the brain while other studies show the positive effects exercise has on children’s academic performances including their behavior in school.
When you exercise the brain releases endorphins, dopamine, norepinephrine and serotonin—chemicals that decrease stress and improve mood, attention and learning. (This is especially prevalent for those children with ADHD or similar symptoms as ADHD is believed to be associated with decreased dopamine activity.) By increasing the level of these chemicals your child’s ability to remain focused and to concentrate will improve. Furthermore, general studies on the effects of exercise on academic performance show physical activity is positively related to academic achievement and academic behaviors with additional benefits of concentration, memory and self-esteem.
Keep your child active with our martial arts classes. Our Tae Kwon Do curriculum offers not only the benefits of physical activity, but teaches our students goal-setting, perseverance and focus. Kids love learning Tae Kwon Do and parents love what Tae Kwon Do teaches their children. See what a difference Master H C Kim’s World Class Tae Kwon Do Center will make and give your child better focus and grades. Try out our children’s martial arts classes in Overland Park, KS and Johnson County.
Parents—don’t forget that exercise positively affects brain health in adults too. You can reap the benefits together with your child by training with him or her. Inquire about our family martial arts classes today!