New Horizon Karate & More offers a specially designed program for children with Autism, ADD & ADHD called The Martial Arts Movement Program. This class combine self-defense, fitness, and coordination with social development into each class. The martial arts use the entire body to do the moves. All material is age and class specific, and taught in a non-aggressive manner.
The program includes core and developmental strength exercises in a friendly, fun, controlled setting. The classes help the students improve focus, concentration, and how to work with others while learning self-defense. Skills learned are your space (how close to stand) and your friend's space, taking turns, accepting and solving disagreements, and cooperating with the group.
We strive to recognize students’ successes. Sometimes as adults we forget about how hard a “little success” like dunking your head underwater for the first time was. I use this example, but there are many building blocks. These little successes in life build confidence for big successes and the expectation of success. Self-confidence and self-worth are built one step at a time.
Self-defense & self-reliance
Small class size
Experienced Adult Black Belt Instructors
Social Development Program (Play Learning)
Consistent Class Structure
Jr. Kempo Kids (age 4-7)
Kempo Kids (age 7-11)