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#176203 - 09/16/05 04:16 PM Re: My boy just turned 4 - and started Taekwon Do [Re: WolfGate]
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It's amazing how much kids can learn at a very young age, for example learning an entire language. Theoretically as long as your kid is old enough to walk, they can learn martial arts. By mimicking you training at home. My boy is only 2 and a half, and he's surprised me by what he can do for his age. Although i won't take him to classes till he is at least school age (if he wants to), when i train at home i'm only to happy to let my son watch and learn.

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#176204 - 09/17/05 09:46 PM Re: My boy just turned 4 - and started Taekwon Do [Re: northern_monkey]
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don't get nervous...I'm happy that the kids are happy love, peace, play nice and all of that great stuff we need more of in the world.
I have a serious question though...it seems if a toddler wanted to start MA (or I should say if the parents wanted the toddler to do MA), then there is a greater chance of a TKD club allowing them to start so young compared to say, a TMA club. my question: why do you think that is?
Is TKD better suited for toddlers? or are TKD instructors more qualified/specialized to teach this age student?

thanks in advance.

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