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Why All Children Should Learn Martial Arts

Karate is a martial art that originated in Japan and has been widely practiced around the world for many years. The discipline teaches children valuable life skills such as self-defense, focus, discipline, and self-confidence.

Self-defense is one of the most important reasons for children to learn karate. Karate teaches children how to protect themselves in potentially dangerous situations. It also teaches children how to avoid dangerous situations altogether by being aware of their surroundings and the people around them.

Focus is another important skill that children learn through karate. Karate requires concentration and focus, which helps children to develop better attention spans and problem-solving skills. Children who practice karate are also better able to focus in other areas of their lives, such as schoolwork and other activities.

Discipline is another key aspect of karate. Children learn how to control their emotions and to follow rules. They also learn how to set and achieve goals, which is an important skill for children to learn as they grow older.

Self-confidence is another benefit of karate. As children learn new techniques and become more proficient in the discipline, they gain confidence in their abilities. This self-confidence carries over into other areas of their lives, such as school and social interactions.

In addition to these benefits, karate is also a fun and enjoyable activity for children. It allows them to meet new people and make new friends. It also provides a sense of accomplishment as they progress through the ranks.

In conclusion, karate is a great activity for children to learn. It teaches valuable life skills such as self-defense, focus, discipline, and self-confidence. Additionally, it’s a fun and enjoyable activity that provides children with a sense of accomplishment. Parents should consider enrolling their children in a karate class to help them develop important skills and to give them the opportunity to have fun while doing it.

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Premier Martial Arts has been in business for more than 20 years, and since our founding in 1998 we have helped thousands of students of all ages realize their full potential. Premier Martial Arts delivers a best-in-class martial arts experience that helps our students develop the personal skills that are necessary to build a successful life. Our mastery of teaching martial arts over the past two decades is evident in our structured and thorough curriculum, which is standardized across our 100+ locations across the United States, Canada and England.

Our curriculum focuses on character development far beyond the importance of self-defense. We teach our young students how to respect their elders, how to be accountable, how to focus and how to stay in shape in a fun and exciting atmosphere. We empower our adult students with the self-confidence to overcome anxieties and trauma, in an environment that fosters inclusion and social belonging.

Premier Martial Arts Fort Wayne founded in 2015 by 6th Degree Black Belt and Master Instructor Ron Kuhn. Master Kuhn had a distinguished management & engineering career working for such companies as Verizon, NIPSCO, Frontier Communications and Mediacom. In 2019 he made the decision to operate his Martial Arts School fulltime which has always been his lifelong dream. That one location has grown to three in the City of Fort Wayne.

Master Ron Kuhn is married to his wife Anita (retired Special Needs Teacher) of 27 years. They have three wonderful daughters, Jordan, Ally and Katie. Jordan is a nurse who lives in Indianapolis. Ally has a computer science and business background and works with her dad at Premier Martial Arts. Katie is Chemical Engineering graduate and works in the pharmaceutical industry in Indianapolis.


Premier Martial Arts of Fort Wayne operates three locations:

North – 10240 Coldwater Road, Fort Wayne, IN 46825 (Coldwater & DuPont)

East – 10154 Maysville Road, Fort Wayne, IN 46835 (Chapel Hill Area)

Southwest – 9906 Illinois Road Fort Wayne, IN 46804 (Scott & Illinois Road)


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