MARTIAL ARTS FOR BOTH CHILDREN AND ADULTS!

Situational Awareness – Increasing Children’s Observational Skills

Situational Awareness – Increasing Children’s Observational Skills

Situational Awareness – Increasing Children’s Observational Skills

In today’s fast-paced world, where distractions abound, teaching our children the skill of situational awareness is more crucial than ever. It’s not just about preventing them from becoming engrossed in their screens; it’s about enhancing their safety. Situational awareness isn’t about instilling fear but about sharpening their observational skills to navigate the world confidently and securely.

The digital age has brought with it countless advantages, yet it has also introduced new risks, particularly for children. As they navigate through life, often with their attention captured by gadgets and headphones, their awareness of their surroundings diminishes. This decrease in alertness not only makes them more likely to miss out on the world’s beauty but also increases their vulnerability to danger. Offenders often target individuals displaying such distracted behaviors, emphasizing the need for vigilance in teaching our children crucial awareness tactics.

Fortunately, children are naturally observant and curious. These intrinsic qualities are powerful tools in cultivating their situational awareness. Engaging them in games like “I Spy” or “Guess Who?” can significantly enhance their descriptive vocabulary and train their minds to notice details. Such activities, coupled with the practice of remembering specific environmental details, like the location of exits or where the car is parked, actively engage their brains, keeping them alert.

Moreover, confidence plays a pivotal role in situational awareness. Programs like SKILLZ harness the natural developmental stages of children, focusing on physical, intellectual, emotional, and social growth. This comprehensive approach not only builds their confidence but also sharpens their minds through neurobics, a form of exercise that fosters neural connections, preventing the tendency to “zone out.”

As parents, our goal is to prepare our children to face the world with assurance and acumen. By equipping them with the tools of situational awareness, we empower them not just to protect themselves but also to contribute to the safety of those around them. It’s about creating a balance where they remain alert and observant without succumbing to paranoia. In doing so, we enable our children to move through various environments with confidence and the competence to handle any situation that comes their way.

SHARE THIS POST

About our programs

Early SKILLZ
Preschool - Kindergarten

3–4 year-olds are naturally curious. They might not be ready for the rigid structure of a traditional martial arts class ... but they do need to start learning about appropriate social behavior!

- DISCOVER -

Basic SKILLZ
1st Grade - 3rd Grade

It's often easy for teachers and parents to overestimate 5-6 year old children. They're better at following directions and paying attention than younger children, but they still need some help controlling themselves and focusing on tasks.
- DISCOVER -

Core SKILLZ
3rd Grade - 5th Grade

Children are like sponges. They absorb things quickly and easily - far more easily than we do as adults. Not only are they getting healthier as they learn martial arts, but they're also learning the value of self-discipline and respect.
- DISCOVER -

Junior Karate SKILLZ
Middle School Program

Karate may normally make you think of self-defense, fitness, and discipline ... the truth is, it's all of that and WAY more!
Our program helps our students build skills that they can APPLY to every area of their life and empower them to be the very best they can possibly be!



- DISCOVER -

Teens Karate
High School Program

Instead of giving into the moodiness and attitude, take them to our dojo instead! Teenagers are smart and capable - but they can also be their own worst enemies. Between peer pressure, their innate urge to rebel against their parents, and their surging hormones, they can be impossible to be around. But all they need is an outlet for their frustrations - and an opportunity to be their best.- DISCOVER -

Adult Karate
Ages 17+

Martial arts training is fun, empowering, and provides a great workout for adults. Studying martial arts is something that anybody - at any age or fitness level - can do. Our programs make learning fun, empowering, and provides a great workout for busy parents!



- DISCOVER -

TEST COPY

Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Ut elit tellus, luctus nec ullamcorper mattis, pulvinar dapibus leo.Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Ut elit tellus, luctus nec ullamcorper mattis, pulvinar dapibus leo.

 

Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Ut elit tellus, luctus nec ullamcorper mattis, pulvinar dapibus leo.Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Ut elit tellus, luctus nec ullamcorper mattis, pulvinar dapibus leo.Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Ut elit tellus, luctus nec ullamcorper mattis, pulvinar dapibus leo.


Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Ut elit tellus, luctus nec ullamcorper mattis, pulvinar dapibus leo.Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Ut elit tellus, luctus nec ullamcorper mattis, pulvinar dapibus leo.Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Ut elit tellus, luctus nec ullamcorper mattis, pulvinar dapibus leo.

Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Ut elit tellus, luctus nec ullamcorper mattis, pulvinar dapibus leo.Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Ut elit tellus, luctus nec ullamcorper mattis, pulvinar dapibus leo.

Fill out the form below to

Get Your Spot Now!

HOME

ABOUT US

PROGRAMS