WeeKick™ is a unique karate program developed for kindergarten to grade 1 children ages three and a half to six. This class, by design, is both fun and educational and utilizes the curiosity and boundless energy inherent in young children.
Each class is carefully structured to offer the greatest performance and learning environment for the children. Our instructors bring class great energy and enthusiasm to every class. They have been specifically trained to teach this unique curriculum, guiding the students from one activity to the next while encouraging and motivating each child to do his or her very best.
WeeKick™ is about fitness, safety skills, life skills, character development and FUN! We guage our success by the achievements of our students. The foundation built early on and practiced often is the groundwork for a lifetime of success.
WeeKick™ uses your child’s interest in Karate to promote the following areas of development:
Martial arts exercises help to build a strong, healthy body and work toward combating childhood obesity. Young children are at a unique developmental stage and our activities specifically address this. Classes focus on:
- Hand/eye co-ordination
- Balance, agility and reflexes
- Gross motor skills
- Physical & cardio strength and flexibility
- Spatial awareness
- Self-protection techniques
These skills are presented to the children in the form of fun exercises and games – combined with specifically outlined excpectations which are consistently reinforced during the class. WeeKick™ is about:
- Learning to share
- Taking turns
- Stimulating curiousity
- Developing a love of learning
- Demonstrating self-control
- Respect and responsibility
- Following instructions
- Encouraging socialization
Our program’s safety skills range from everyday safety to stranger awareness. Each lesson is presented in an upbeat manner without downplaying the seriousness of the lesson. Each week your child will receive a take-home assignment.
- Home and fire safety
- Stranger awareness
- Bully Busters
- Health and nutrition
- Traffic safety
- First aid
- Drugs, poisons and more!
LOTS OF ACTIVITIES
WeeKick™ aged children need lots of stimulation, so we give them new interactive activities every few minutes. This keeps them focused and interested.
Be a part of your child’s training by sitting in for the last ten minutes of each class and being a parent helper for the class once per term!
JUST FOR WEE KIDS
This isn’t just a regular karate class with young students. WeeKick’s™ curriculum and activites are designed from the ground up to maximize your child’s learning and enjoyment.