World Martial Arts Academy

(314) 843-8800

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      Crestwood Martial Arts Builds Young Minds and Bodies

      Children love learning at World Martial Arts Academy in Crestwood, MO. Our kids martial arts programs are high-energy, fun and interactive.

      The overarching goal of the Crestwood Martial Arts school is to build our students’ self-esteem, which we do by acknowledging, recognizing and rewarding not just our students’ accomplishments and successes, but their efforts as well.

      Learning martial arts is a physical endeavor, involving all muscle groups to help develop a student’s physical fitness. But our emphasis goes far beyond just learning physical moves and martial arts techniques. At World Martial Arts Academy, we use martial arts as a mechanism to develop positive character and life-improvement skills in our students.

      Our martial arts Crestwood emphasis is on the personal-development aspects of martial arts, such as increasing self confidence, improving focus and concentration, developing self discipline, and optimizing physical fitness.

      Traits That Martial Arts Develops in a Child

      • Crestwood Children's Martial ArtsSelf-esteem
      • Focus
      • Concentration
      • Self discipline
      • Physical fitness
      • Self confidence
      • Positive attitude
      • Leadership
      • Respect
      • Patience
      • Goal setting
      • Manners
      • Strong work ethic

      Life Lessons Developed Through Martial Arts Crestwood

      Classes at Crestwood Martial Arts end with group discussions and role-playing exercises. We touch on life lessons and discuss alternate resolutions to some of the issues children face today. These issues are discussed in a non-threatening, proactive way.

      Children pay close attention as we explore topics that include:

      • Avoiding conflicts
      • Dealing with bullies
      • Mental self defense
      • Proper respect for adults
      • Stranger awareness
      • Respect for self and others
      • Saying no to drugs and peer pressure

      These valuable life lessons help our martial arts Crestwood students understand the connection between what they learn in class and the real-world applications that make martial arts practical and insightful skills for school-age, and beyond.