Martial Arts for Kids

Why martial arts? Discipline, motor skills, strength and flexibility, healthy lifestyle, self-defense and increase confidence are some of the benefits.

Martial Arts

Many martial art techniques also have historical and cultural or even philosophical roots that provide opportunities to learn and understand more about ourselves and the world we live in. Here are some Martial Arts classes catering to kids in Singapore.


This technique originated from Japan is regard as a soft style technique that was as much of a philosophy as it was a martial art. Unlike many other martial art forms which techniques  are aimed at injuring the opponent,  the founder’s objective was was to “create an art that practitioners could use to defend themselves while also protecting their attacker from injury.”

Places where kids can learn Aikido: AikidoShinjukai, AikiForest, Ueshiba Aikido Association


This martial art which originate from  Korean is action pack . Training generally includes a system of blocks, kicks, punches, and open-handed strikes and may also include various take-downs or sweeps, throws, and joint locks.

Places where kids can learn Taekwondo: Induk Taekwondo, Hyun Taekwondo Academy

Wing Chun

This technique which is made famous by movies such as Ip Man, is characterized by small body movements, the centerline concept, using deflection to neutralize attacks rather than relying on size & physique; tight defense and offense which are employed simultaneously.

Places where kids can learn Wing Chun:

Wu Shu

The terms Wu Shu really refers to Chinese Martial Arts in general. These may include many techniques and styles, including Chang Quan, Nan Quan, Tai Chi Quan and Wing Chun among many others.

Places where kids can learn Wu Shu: Xin Ying Wushu, Martial House

Mixed Martial Art

Why restrict yourself to one style when you can learn a few at a time. Many Martial Art school customize their programs base on a variety of techniques, giving the child exposure to the benefits and philosophy of a few techniques at a time.

Places where kids can learn mixed martial at: Kali Majapahit(Filipino, Malay, and Chinese Martial Arts, with elements of Western Boxing),


Author: scoutiemum

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3 comments on Martial Arts for Kids

  1. patricia
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    I want find out ab yr classes can write me email thanks

  2. scoutiemama
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    Thanks for the suggestion, Frederic. This combination of martial art certainly sounds interesting. We have add a new category called Mixed Martial Art for this program.

  3. Frederic Moraillon
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    You might also want to check Kali Majapahit. They have classes for young children and teenagers.

    The philosophy behind Kali Majapahit is that Martial Arts training is not only about physical skills, focus and self-confidence, but also about reaching challenging goals, and building up our health and energy level. Every class will emphasize 3 aspects of the Art : Self-defense / Martial Arts culture, Health tips (including posture correction, breathing, nutrition, etc.), and Personal Development.

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