Self esteem is the greatest thing a child can gain from studying martial arts. Self esteem is ultimately the way a child views him or herself. If a child views themselves in a positive way, it will have a major impact on every area of their life. Good self esteem begins with the child believing in him or herself. It starts in the way they look at challenges and anything that is difficult. They need to say “I can do this!” When kids do this early on, it sets them up to be more confident adults.

Nowadays, kids get discouraged easily when faced with a challenge or failure. When a child doesn’t believe that they can do well, feelings of insecurity develop within them. They’ll start to feel this way when it comes to every challenge they face. Even worse, it could carry over to adulthood. Kids need to learn that the moment of failure isn’t the end. It’s not when they should give up and quit. Instead, kids need to learn that this is the beginning. They need to learn that failure is the opportunity for them to do better and grow.

Self Esteem Leads to a More Successful Life

Kids who look at challenges in a positive way, will have good results in life. This is why developing a child’s confidence or self esteem is crucial because a confident kid is on the right path to living a happy and successful life. Martial arts can greatly increase the self-esteem of a child, and it can influence a kid’s character development and ultimately turn them into a more confident adult.

Here’s a video from one of our kids classes:


About Spartan Mixed Martial Arts

Spartan Mixed Martial Arts was established in 2010 and is located at 11 Cindy Ln #3, Ocean Township NJ 07712  –  732-531-5145.

Spartan specializes in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, Muay Thai Kickboxing, and Kids Martial Arts for adults and children 4 -12.