Kids Martial Arts

Martial Arts is good, clean fun for kids…and a great way to give kids a head start in life. At Danbury Kanreikai Karate, they’ll learn the positive benefits of self-discipline and confidence, develop coordination and increase strength and flexibility. Because a structure of respect is built into Martial Arts, children develop the ability to listen, learn, and achieve within a highly related environment. This proves to be an excellent reinforcement of study techniques for school.

We at Danbury Kanreikai Karate are on an endless quest for martial arts excellence. To enhance service to our customers, we promise to:

Help individuals achieve their goals as a person and a martial artist. Provide a positive, safe, and clean environment for all our students. Keep the safety of our students as our primary concerns. Always teach self defense above self offense. Instill the values of respect, discipline, confidence and self-reliance. Build and enhance our system of martial arts. Provide the atmosphere of unity that extends out to our family and community.

Martial Arts isn’t all serious, just ask the kids. We regularly have social functions, beach training, sleepovers and holiday parties. Our goal is to create an atmosphere of success and accomplishment, making sure all kids feel great about themselves as they make their journey towards Black Belt. We make learning challenging as well as enjoyable. Not only do our students learn the most, they have the most fun too!

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5 Ways Karate Will Benefit Children


It’s important for children to partake in regular activity. In our increasingly sedentary lifestyle, a few hours a week can be enough to combat obesity, poor muscle development, poor coordination, and other health issues. Warm-up exercises and the martial art routines themselves challenge your muscles and cardiovascular system. Martial artists are known for being toned, flexible, and fit. Further, your children will build positive exercising habits.

Self Defense

The ability to defend yourself is empowering. With regular practice, your child will learn to defend him or herself in a variety of ways. Moreover, your child will learn techniques to avoid problems in the first place. They will become confident with themselves and their skills, and learn to avoid violence entirely.


Karate will help instill mental focus into your child. They will have the ability to concentrate on a goal and see it to the end. They’ll learn the value of hard work and the rewards it can bring. Discipline is taught in the dojo in regards to etiquette, uniform, customs, and techniques. This mindset will flow into other aspects of your child’s life, including school work, relationships, and chores.


No other concept is more important to the martial arts than respect. Respect must be shown the moment your child enters the dojo. Children will learn to honor their instructors and advanced students. They will treat their peers with dignity and sportsmanship. We find our students carry this attitude outside the dojo and continue to respect their parents, teachers, and most importantly, themselves.


The belt ranking system is specifically designed to reward children for their achievements in a manner that keeps them hungry to continue. They will experience the pride that comes with seeing a task through and growing alongside their teammates. The sense of accomplishment a child feels by mastering a new technique or graduating to a new belt will stay with him forever.