Kids Martial Arts Denville – How Do Martial Arts Help Kids with Self-defense?

If you’re thinking roundhouse kicks to the bully’s face, you might be surprised by Andy and Mikey Main’s comprehensive kids self defense game plan at Pure Mixed Martial Arts.
By: Precision MMA
DENVILLE, N.J. - May 23, 2014 - PRLog -- A violent attack is one of the worst things that could ever happen to a child. Whether the assailant is an adult or another child, what matters is being able to escape the situation unscathed. Pure MMA’s kids martial arts Denville classes therefore approach self-defense as a combination of mental, verbal, and physical tactics, not just one or two moves to memorize in case of emergency.

To begin with, instructors foster mental toughness and self-confidence in their young students. Studies show that girls and boys who look afraid, lost, or confused are unfortunately more likely targets for bullying, kidnapping, and sexual abuse. Another pillar of self-defense is teaching Denville students verbal techniques of “de-escalation.” A person threatening to use violence should be addressed respectfully but also calmly and firmly, and Denville kids martial arts instructors give examples of how the right words can put an end to a conflict before it ever becomes physical.

In the meantime, while talking down a potential attacker the child should be planning for the worst case scenario. Students at Pure MMA become well-acquainted with their own abilities. The martial arts offer what one expert called a “sliding scale of violence” from which to select an appropriate response. In kids martial arts Denville students are taught never to respond with more force than is necessary to neutralize a threatening situation. Self-control is one of the hallmarks of an accomplished adult martial artist, and Pure MMA’s kids instructors consider it a key self-defense tool as well as a building block for future martial arts skills.

Of course, as a last resort kids martial arts Denville prepares boys and girls to face almost any physical attack. The “yielding art” of jiu jitsu is indeed premised on one’s attacker being larger and stronger than oneself. By using balance, leverage, and precise motions, young students learn to place the attacker’s strength and momentum at their own disposal. Pure MMA has the best kids instructors in Denville and prides itself in teaching kids physical techniques they can use in an actual fight – and when it comes to a well-rounded kids self-defense, the very best martial arts schools recognize and sharpen the mental and verbal components as well.

Interested in enrolling your child in the best, most comprehensive martial arts program in the area? Come on in to see our safe, state-of-the art facility today or visit for more information on how your child can try us out for two weeks - absolutely free!

Pure Mixed Martial Arts
100 Ford Road,
Denville, NJ 07834

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