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Why Join an After-School Program?

The Benefits of an After-School Program for kids.

The advantages of after school exercises for children vary stupendously. From physical advantages to mental and social ones. Various studies and simple evidence from participating kids have revealed that urging children to participate in exercises after school would do a world of good for their personal growth.



  • Enhancing Life and Social Skills

Whether they are meeting new friends or getting to know their old friends better, after-school programs provide the perfect place to get social. Here, they get to know people away from the prying eyes of the school, in their most natural and comfortable zones. Most extracurricular activities work to show children the value of working as a group to accomplish a shared objective – a lesson that will come in handy as they go on to become employees or employers in the future.

  • Boosting Academic Performance

Studies into the effect of after-school programs prove that academic evaluations, study habit, and school-based conduct all catapult through the roof when kids engage in after school activities. Changing the environment from school to a new environment like an after-school program away from school can strongly affect their academic excellence.

  • Making Safer, Happier Children

After school exercises offer a positive environment where children can develop and flourish when their parents are out working or unavailable. Considering that their parents (grown-ups) are usually still at work when school closes, after school exercises expel the urge to sit before a TV and play video games.


  • Promoting Healthy Hobbies

In the long run, kids with hobbies and interests are more likely going to invest less static energy stuck to a cell phone or digital screen. Spending time within a club in an after-school exercise will not only keep your child off the couch and addictive smart devices, it will encourage them to invest more energy and time rehearsing abilities they already love.

American Martial Arts Academy’s After-School Martial Arts Program has been serving 

Fullerton, Brea, La Habra, Anaheim & Placentia for over 20 years.

Have questions about our after-school programs? Give us a call at (888) 672-8922.