Ten Benefits of Martial Arts For Kids

Can you improve a child’s total well-being – psychologically, physically, emotionally – with a hobby? Survey says yes. At Freestyle Martial Arts Academy here in Reno, we’re advocates of martial arts for children. It’s why you’ll find twokids’ programs at our school. We’ve seen, again and again, the positive effects of martial arts on children […]

The #FMAcani Goal-Setting Challenge is Blowing Our Minds

Of the many hashtag promos and social media contests here at Freestyle Martial Arts Academy, never have we been so humbled and impressed and wowed than we are now. In early January, after Washoe County School District schools were back in session from winter break, we launched #fmacani. And the response from our students has been […]

The Positive Impact of Martial Arts on Bullying

As a nation, we’ve taken positive steps against bullying, with targeted policies implemented in schools and workplaces. But what can we do to ensure our kids – your kids – have the skills and wherewithal to handle bullying situations on a case-by-case basis? We aren’t advocating martial arts so your kid knows how to pound some […]

Three Things to Know Before Your Child Starts Martial Arts

If your daughter has been bugging you to join martial arts, or you’re looking for a constructive activity for your athletic (or not-so-athletic) son, you may have questions. That’s good! There are many wonderful benefits for children in the world of martial arts, and asking questions is a great place to start learning about them. Here are […]

Will martial arts make my child violent or aggressive?

Teaching a five year old how to throw a punch, or a twelve year old how to wield a long stick may seem crazy. But at Freestyle Martial Arts Academy in Reno, and many other martial arts schools in town and around the country, that’s exactly what we do. And we’re happy to report that […]