The Benefits of WeeKick™

WeeKick™ classes are structured to offer each child a positive learning environment with activites and exercises specifically designed for the early elementarty child ages three and a half through senior kindergarten.

Our warm, friendly and nurturing instructors bring energy, enthusiasm and a love of teaching to the class. They have received specialized training for this unique cirriculum and provide a motivating and energizing environment.

WeeKick™ is about fitness, safety skills, life skills, character development and FUN! We guage our success by the achievements of our students. The foundation built early on and practiced often is the groundwork for a lifetime of success.

WeeKick™ uses your child's interest in Karate to promote the following areas of development:

Physical Growth

Martial arts exercises help to build a strong, healthy body and work toward combating childhood obesity. Young children are at a unique developmental stage and our activities specifically address this.

Classes focus on:

  • Hand/eye co-ordination
  • Balance, agility and reflexes
  • Gross motor skills
  • Cardiovascular endurance
  • Physical strength and flexibility
  • Spatial awareness
  • Self-protection techniques
Life Skills

These skills are presented to the children in the form of fun exercises and games - combined with specifically outlined excpectations which are consistently reinforced during the class.

WeeKick™ is about:

  • Learning to share
  • Taking turns
  • Stimulating curiousity
  • Developing a love of learning
  • Demonstrating self-control
  • Respect and responsibility
  • Following instructions
  • Encouraging socialization
Safety Skills

Our program's safety skills range from everyday safety to stranger awareness. Each lesson is presented in an upbeat manner without downplaying the seriousness of the lesson. Each week your child will receive a take-home assignment.

Some safety skills covered:

  • Home and fire safety
  • Stranger awareness
  • Bully Busters
  • Health and nutrition
  • Traffic safety
  • First aid
  • Drugs, poisons and more!

So many doctors and educators recommend martial arts training for children...

The physcial, mental, emotional and developmental benefits provided by martial arts training are unparalleled. No other single activity will provide your child with all of the benefits martial arts has to offer.

A common parental concern and misconception is that martial arts will encourage violence and aggression. The oppposite is true.

Through consistent training, children will quickly discover an inner confidence and strength which enables them to move beyond the need to prove themselves physically. Patience and tolerance replace anger and frustration giving the child the courage to walk away from confrontations. Parents are quickly excited to see the self-discipline, focus, control and increased concentration carry over into their child's everyday life.