Dark Carnival Kids Kids Classes
Dark Carnival has been equipping children and adults for almost a decade with self-preservation skills and methods.
We are recognised for our unique ability to break down the techniques and impart them to children in meaningful and modular ways. Our instructors have Working With Vulnerable People credentials and are experienced not only in instructing children but mentoring them, including through our in-house Junior Coaching program, which provides promising teenage students further life and work experience.
There are a number of benefits to the early introduction of martial arts to children and adolescents.
- Improved physical and mental health – Parents of children we coach tell us that no activity engages the mind and body the way our training program does. We use martial arts (drawing on Muay Thai and Brazilian Jiu Jitsu) to develop physical competency and mental acuity – getting children in great shape while developing mental discipline, self-control, and perseverance.
- Elevated confidence – Physical and emotional bullying has become a serious concern for parents and children. Children who have confidence in themselves can handle many different situations. Our program equips students with the words and actions to decrease susceptibility to bullying and increase their coping mechanisms.
- More engaged at school – We understand and value the importance of physical activity on cognitive skills and academic attitude. Having an effective physical outlet that simultaneously promotes attentiveness increases a student’s focus on tasks at hand. Our parents tell us the attitudinal impact positively flows into the classroom, and the home, and that our students exercise leadership.
- Life performance – Our goal is to partner with our community to create a respectful atmosphere between all individuals. Our programs apply the tenets of courtesy, attentiveness, self-control and honour at home and at school. Kind words are used to resolve conflict, students learn to exercise control over words and actions when upset and listen and respond to teachers and parents the first time they are asked something.