Teaching Aikido to Special Needs Students

Students learning aikido

If your child has a developmental disability, the therapist has probably recommended that your child’s therapy be supplemented with a sensory diet. You may consider martial arts so your child can learn how to move with other children, create physical boundaries, be aware of others’ boundaries, and resolve conflicts without fighting. Children who have autism … Read more Teaching Aikido to Special Needs Students

How Young Is Too Young to Learn Aikido?

A child kicking in a martial arts class

If you want your child to learn martial arts, aikido is a great option. Though it’s one of the lesser-known martial arts, it’s one of the best for young, developing bodies. It’s ideal for children who do not excel or have no interest in team sports. The combined physical and mental practices enable them to … Read more How Young Is Too Young to Learn Aikido?