Big Dragons classes build strength in a real, functional way that benefits children of all ages
Flexibility isn't just for showing off, it has tremendous health benefits from increased quality of life to injury reduction
Increased balance, awareness and precision turn your little one into a real life ninja (and they'll love it)
Big Dragons gives kids laser-like focus. They'll have the ability to have sustained patience at will, and they'll benefit from it for life.
Children need a safe, structured place to learn to overcome obstacles in order to build grit and determination.
Confidence isn't just a buzzword, it's what we do. Your child will build deep, unshakeable confidence that they'll take everywhere they go.
It's not just kids that love Big Dragons. Once they see the classes, parents love it because it's more than just a fun activity
Big Dragons class times were designed by parents for parents - you're almost guaranteed to find a time that works for your families needs.
Your child will be surrounded by peers striving towards the same goals they are. They'll build friendships and be supported in their journey.
There's literally no better place for your child to learn life skills like Persistence, Determination and Empathy. They'll listen and learn from role-model instructors, and they'll love it!
It's more than amazing ninja moves - it's proprioception, balance, agility and more - physical traits that will remain with and benefit your child for the rest of their lives.
Kids need activities that are engaging and awesome. They *have* to be cooler than video games, TV, phones and other screen oriented activities that simply aren't beneficial. Big Dragons is exactly what they want - here's why:
Kids can see their own strength building after only a few weeks. They love to see their strength grow in real time, working each day on becoming the strongest version of themselves.
Yes, the reality is that every child thinks they're already a ninja 🤣! Once they get into class though, they start learning actual, real 'ninja' moves, and they absolutely love feeling like a superhero.
Many parents are new to Matthews Martial Arts, but almost all kids know how awesome it is to be here. It's a blast, and parents can feel great knowing it's also packed with benefits.
We're Kids Martial Arts teachers because we love what we do! That shows through each and everyday, and the joy is infectious. It's the most fun activity available for them, hands down!
Of American children are obese or are at risk for obesity
To help fight and prevent Obesity, kids need to move! The reality though is that our lives aren't setup for movement. With 7+ hour seated school days and busy parent work schedules, it's tough to keep modern kids healthy
Lead sedentary lives
Almost half of Adults are sedentary
More and more it seems inevitable that as kids grow into adults, they slow down and become unhealthy. It doesn't have to be this way, but we have to create healthy movements habits before it's too late.
Our goals for our students are the same as your goals as a parent. Confidence, Self-Esteem, and Healthy Habits for life!
Having a solid foundation of positivity in your child's life is invaluable. You can't control their experiences everywhere, nor would you want to. But at Matthews Martial Arts, you'll know they'll always be good ones.
At Matthews Martial Arts, it doesn't matter if your child isn't the best kid on the team; they'll never ride the bench. They'll always know they're valued members of class, and part of the team, each and every day.
Traditional Youth Sports don't work for most kids.
For many families, the emotional cost and lack of real benefits simply isn't worth the effort and time commitment
Big Dragons is the perfect solution
All of the benefits of a group sport - teamwork, interaction with peers, learning with a group, but with all of the advantages of an individual activity
We regularly survey our parents to be sure we're offering the best program possible. Here's a sample of the real feedback we get regularly:
My kids have been going to Matthews for almost 4 years. Sigung Jason Matthews has the heart and sole of a teacher. His passion is for the students and it shows in everything him and his top notch staff do. If you want your kids to learn discipline, respect, hard work, and have fun and enjoy doing it then you need to go check Matthews Martial Arts out. You and your family will 100% be treated like family not just a # on a spreadsheet. Its not often you find people truly vested in you and your child's success. Matthews is that place!
Best Martial Arts School in Midland! I have 4 kids enrolled, the oldest for 5+ years now. All my kids are at different stages in life with each one learning key life lessons from Matthews’ on how to deal with bullying to building self-confidence and everything in between. Continual process for these kids learning how to defend themselves, respecting the adult authority figures in their life, and becoming leaders themselves. Local family run business that cares about and volunteers time toward the Midland community.
Take advantage of our no-strings attached trial offer. You'll see for yourself just how amazing your child could be.
Matthews Martial Arts is the favorite choice of Midland families for their childrens' and teens' physical, mental and emotional development Plus there’s no better facility for adults to improve their physical health and mental wellness. Schedule a trial today!