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Lafayette and Youngsville Martial Arts Builds Young Minds and Bodies

Children love learning at Acadiana Karate in Lafayette and Youngsville, LA. Our martial arts programs are high-energy, fun and interactive.

The overarching goal of the Lafayette and Youngsville Martial Arts school is to build our student's self esteem, wich we do by acknowledging, recognizing and rewarding not just our student's 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 Acadiana Karate, we use martial arts as a mechanism to develop positive character and life-improvement skills in our students.

Our martial arts Lafayette and Youngsville 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 ChildSensei Stacey Mejia  with a student

  • Self esteem
  • Focus and
  • concentration
  • Self discipline
  • Physical fitness
  • Self confidence
  • Positive attitude
  • Leadership
  • Respect
  • Patience
  • Goal setting
  • Manners
  • Strong work ethic

 

Life Lessons Developed Through Acadiana Karate

Classes at Lafayette and Youngsville 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 Lafayette and Youngsville 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.

 

Two students at Acadiana Karate

 

 

 

Locations

Lafayette
2464 West Congress St
Lafayette, LA 70506
337-233-8838

Youngsville
814 Fortune Rd
Youngsville LA 70592
337-856-3900

 

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