Martial Arts for Teenagers
We have an outstanding group of young adults from across Basingstoke and the surrounding areas learning Martial Arts for teenagers. Training together in Karate, Judo, Kung Fu, Judo or Kickboxing with qualified international coaches helps them to achieve their goals .
Urban Warriors is the name given to our age specific martial arts class for students aged between 10 – 14. These classes are designed to be fun, lively, friendly and innovative, offering many opportunities to try new things from grappling to flying kicks.
As an Urban Warrior your classes are designed to teach you all you need to know about Martial Arts. This will set you on the road to becoming a senior Black Belt with the resulting depth of knowledge. In your classes we help to develop a broad base of skills in kickboxing, close range sparring, throwing and groundwork. This leads to developing speed, relaxation and power before then moving onto, at a more advanced level, the softer arts. Internal Chinese Martial Arts with Tai Chi and deeper aspects of Karate and Kung Fu helping to round out your skills and techniques.
Changes in training due to age and maturity
Because you are more mature both physically and mentally than the Young Legends, we also teach more demanding aspects. This includes pressure points, joint locks and pragmatic appropriate self defence and weapons awareness. We also help you to learn about the principles and theory behind your practice, as you rise in ability this knowledge is vital to reach the highest elite levels. The classes are designed from a practical sports science perspective utilising knowledge around
- Skill acquisition
- Strength and Conditioning.
- How to deal with somatic and cognitive anxiety and stress.
Life SkillsAt this stage student’s physical skills are advanced and we will continue to develop these, enabling students to reach the peak of their abilities. In addition the teenagers and young adults will, through their practise with us, develop their abilities in these areas:-
- Goal Setting
- Positive Attitude
- Self Confidence
- Smart decision making