At Ellis Academy Of Self Defence, we pride ourselves on offering confidence building martial arts classes in Redhill. In and around Surrey, your child or yourself can get involved in martial arts classes in many ways, but we appreciate that this doesn’t come without some questions. In this blog post, we aim to explore some of the most common FAQs for Surrey martial arts beginners and answer them - putting your mind at ease and getting ready to join the dojo!
Ellis Academy FAQs
Lots of people who are interested in starting martial arts classes in Surrey contact us for more information on our programmes, so we thought it was only right to share some of our most frequently asked questions.
Kids Jiu Jitsu Classes: What To Avoid When Encouraging Your Child's New Hobby
Posted: June 08, 2023
As a child, finding a new hobby can be tough. As parents, encouraging our children to find a new hobby can sometimes be even tougher! Jiu-jitsu is not only a great hobby for both adults and children but is also one of the leading disciplines of martial arts, bringing a whole heap of benefits. When encouraging your child’s new hobby, there are a number of things we suggest you avoid.
It’s important when it comes to your child’s hobbies that you offer them an opportunity to grow and develop. Sure, there are so many hobbies out there that are fun, but considering what they do for a child’s development and progression into young adulthood is a different thing entirely. Kids jiu jitsu classes don’t only offer fun and an engaging way to make friends and learn new skills but it also offers heaps of benefits surrounding their personal growth.
Hobbies, in general, can allow a child to organise their time, improve their confidence, help them make friends, and that is just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to advantages! Helping your child find their passions, takes time. Understanding a child’s likes and dislikes from a young age is the first step in encouraging hobbies, which leads us nicely to our first this to avoid.
The Power of Focus: How Martial Arts Can Help Manage Anxiety and Depression
Posted: May 24, 2023
It is no secret that martial arts can have an impact on mindset and improve mental health. Martial arts practices, especially jiu jitsu, teach so many life lessons, including the importance of physical exercise, the benefits of teamwork and importantly, the power of focus. This blog aims to delve into how martial arts shifts the focus to within and how it can in fact help manage anxiety and depression.
Mental Benefits Of Martial Arts
Martial can offer so many benefits to mental health, thus decreasing the impacts of anxiety and depression. Anxiety and depression often present themselves in different ways, depending on the person, but it can be described as feeling negative emotions or being in a low mood for an extended amount of time, getting in the way of everyday functions.
Jiu Jitsu In Surrey: A Beginner's Guide
Posted: May 16, 2023
Jiu Jitsu has been around for many, many years. With that being said, however, in recent years, jiu jitsu and other martial arts practices have grown in popularity, among a variety of ages, both children and adults. Jiu jitsu is not only a great form of exercise but can teach so many lessons, and host many benefits to its students, both physically and mentally.
Ellis Academy of Self Defence is the leading dojo for jiu jitsu in Surrey. Along with that comes great responsibility. We want to offer the ultimate guide to beginners and teach all there is to know about jiu jitsu in Surrey.
A Beginner’s Guide To Jiu Jitsu
The Science Behind The Techniques: Understanding The Mechanics of Martial Arts
Posted: April 21, 2023
It is no secret that martial arts require a great level of skill and technique. Delving deeper into these techniques and the mechanics of martial arts, we take a look at the science behind the sport. When we explore the science behind the techniques to further our understanding of the mechanics of martial arts, our attention is drawn to physics, the science of force, motion and energy.
Let us explore the science behind martial arts techniques further.