Special Needs Martial Arts Classes
For children with special needs, the benefits of martial arts are invaluable because of the solid structure and discipline brought to a child’s daily life. Experts say it’s the respect kids learn, whether from bowing, standing still, or waiting for the next instruction, that can be the most important benefit: It often carries over into home and school, helping to improve behavior and even grades, according to recent research.
Consistency and repetition create familiarity, confidence, and special needs children do well with classes. Repetition of the same location, same faces, same curriculum, and knowing what to expect are the process to help them succeed. With continuous structure and fun exercises, even the child with multisensory issues can rise to the occasion.
Action Karate Newtown has had great success over the last ten years teaching children with special needs. With a team of qualified instructors, we are always striving to learn new methods to improve our service to students.
As Martial Arts educators, we know how important it is for children with special needs to have a positive outlet as well as an activity to promote physical strength and positive social interactions.
We offer private, semi private and mainstream classes for children with special needs.
Our special needs class is a parent participation class for special needs children of all ages and all diagnoses.
We meet every Friday at 5:30.
Discover how your child can improve gross and fine motor skills and have fun in the process!