How to make fitness a life long, positive part of yours and your child’s life – Part 3!
The next level of the Fitness “Pyramid” is segmented into the Active Aerobics group
and the Active Sports and Recreation group.
The Active Aerobics group is what adults would consider to be “Aerobics.”
Cardiovascular benefits are the primary focus at this level. For a child these activities
would include swimming, bicycling, skating, and just plain running around.
Remember to let your children set their own pace.
Each KarateBuilt Martial Arts class has varying levels of cardiovascular training that may
include warm up exercises, sparring, and repetitive technique practicing.
The Active Sports and Recreation group includes participation in organized activities
involving teams or the whole family.
When it comes to fitness goals, the principles of exercise that children learn early in
life will significantly impact their adult lives as well.
When your child is involved in an organized activity there is a responsibility or
commitment to the “group” or “team” which increases the likelihood of routine exercise.
The KarateBuilt Martial Arts program not only provides the organized structure to increase your child’s awareness of physical fitness, but it is a benefit that can truly be shared by the
Although the martial arts is not defined as a “team” sport, internal groups within the
school as well as the techniques being practiced together can foster a team spirit that
can match the enthusiasm of any championship team.
Sr. Master Greg Moody, Ph.D.
Founded in 1995 by Dr. Greg Moody a 7th degree Black Belt and Sr. Master Instructor, KarateBuilt Martial Arts and Karate lessons for pre-school children ages 3-6 and elementary age kids ages 7 and up are designed to develop the critical building blocks kids need – specialized for their age group – for school excellence and later success in life.
KarateBuilt Martial Arts Adult Karate training is a complete adult fitness and conditioning program for adults who want to lose weight, get (and stay in shape) or learn self-defense in a supportive environment.
Instructors can answer questions or be contacted 24 hours or the day, 7 days a week at Karate@KarateBuilt.com or call directly at 866-311-1032 for one of our nationwide locations. You can also visit our website at KarateBuilt.com.
About Dr. Greg Moody: Greg is a seventh degree black belt and senior master instructor. He has a Ph.D. in Special Education from Arizona State University (along with a Master’s Degree in Counseling and a Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering – he actually is a rocket scientist). He has been teaching martial arts for over 25 years and has owned eight martial arts schools in Arizona and California. Sr. Master Moody is a motivational speaker and educator and teaches seminars in bullying, business, and martial arts training, around the world.