Kids who quit martial arts
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At NAK Martial Arts, we believe in the power of commitment, not just for our young martial artists, but for their parents too. Children don’t quit martial arts, parents do. Your dedication shapes their journey toward discipline, confidence, and success. Over the 35 years I have been teaching martial arts I get tons of adults that tell me when they were a child they were disappointed that their parent’s let them quit, usually at one of the firt 3 belts. But if you truly want to help you child become successful;

Here’s how you can support your child’s growth:

  1. Be consistent with attendance. Discipline and confidence stem from structured commitment.
  2. Encourage perseverance through tough times. Overcoming challenges breeds true confidence.
  3. Teach the value of commitment. Resilience is built by seeing things through, even when interest wanes.
  4. Embrace the journey to black belt. Completing the martial arts journey instills invaluable life skills.
  5. Lead by example. Your involvement cultivates your child’s confidence and discipline.
    Together, let’s empower our children to thrive with unwavering commitment and dedication. Get them to the dojo and witness their transformation into strong, focused individuals ready to conquer life’s challenges!

Coach Dave

Owner | Head Coach

For over 35 years, Coach Dave Dow has immersed himself in martial arts, now teaching Muay Thai in Murfreesboro TN. With expertise in Budo Taijutsu, Muay Thai, BJJ, Dog Brothers Martial Arts, and Judo, Dave spent 7 years in Japan, interpreting for his teacher and the Grand Master. Teaching since his junior year at the University of Michigan, he's competed in Grappling tournaments and Muay Thai, fostering over 2000 students and guiding 26 to black belt excellence.