Little Leaders at Macon’s Martial Arts
A program for potty trained to preschool age children to learn simple life and school skills. We want them ready for leadership and school.
Our goal is to make our Little Leaders the best qualified beginning leadership students for the future and to be the best qualified for kindergarten.
We’re just not born knowing how to take turns and how to stand in line. We provide the training and skills to get them ready for a school environment.
The Little Leader Oath
Respect My Parents
Wear My Safety Belt
Be Kind and Courteous to Others
Defend What Is Right
Show Love to
My Family, My Country, My God
Victory, Humility, Courtesy
YES I CAN!
Little Leaders at Macon’s Martial Arts
They need tools to help them get through the challenges of growing up in today’s world. You want so much for them. Our Little Leaders program is a great place to start.
How do they respond?
Our responses always include yes sir and yes m’am. They’ll be ready to stand in line, ready to behave at their desk and ready to be as successful as possible. We want them to be better students, better learners and ready to show respect to others and their teachers.
Maybe you don’t have any personal space at home. Are they on you all the time? Maybe they get very excited and can’t sleep before a big event. Maybe they need just a bit of help to self-regulate.
In class we will practice learning to return to our tape or mark on the floor. We’ll do this from the height of energy after an exercise. We give them the opportunity to learn self control.
Learn by watching
At this age, they learn by watching you. They learn to walk and talk by watching you.
We use this to teach. We exaggerate body movements. We might do a simple kicking exercise. When we do this, we greatly exaggerate the movement and action.
We are realistic
about our expectations
At this age, children are developing connections in their brain. They’re developing coordination.
If they don’t cross their arms just right at this stage or have a perfect stance we know why. We give them plenty of time to practice the skills we’re working on.
At this age, their peripheral vision is developing. Depth perception is developing. We know this. No one will be punching at small children.We give one small, clear instruction at a time.
We give them a chance to internalize and learn our class protocols and class rules.
Little Leader Classes
Our classes are approximately 20 minutes long. At this age, we’re dealing with a short attention span. We want to be realistic about our expectations and leave them wanting more.
A Typical Class
- Report to the mat at their assigned position
- Bow in
- Say the Little Leader Oath
- Quick exercise warm up
- A short Martial Arts technique
- Review the life skill of the day
- Return to our spaces, present any class awards and complete class
Become Physically Fit
Too many kids these days get virtually no exercise. Some are experiencing unneeded weight problems at far too young an age. Lessons at Macon’s Martial Arts will help put that right.
Some of the Life Skills we Cover
Fire Safety – Smoke alarm response
Cooperation – teamwork completing tasks together
Anti-Drugs – tobacco and alcohol
Stranger Education – escape and get away, lure tricks
Nutrition – drinking water
Health – wash my hands
Exercise – timed obstacle course
First Aid – I cut myself
Respect – ma’am and sir
Coordination – quick drill to block a punch
Traffic – Cars
Memory – right and left
Weather – tornado safety, hurricane safety
Balance – stand on a single object
Listening – story time, follow directions
Home Safety – animals
Discipline – I’m angry, I’ve been told something I don’t like
Want to try it? No Problem!
Sign up NOW for your free introductory lesson. At your introductory lesson,
your child will attend a class and we’ll provide you with more information on the program.
Yes, I’d like a FREE introductory class in the Little Leaders program!
Just fill out the form and one of our team members will be in touch!
Little Leaders Students Should Have:
beginning muscle tone
Our Little Leaders are just beginning to develop muscle tone. They are also developing hand-eye coordination.
Limited concept of spatial awareness
One goal of our program is to help children learn this in fun ways. They learn to punch without dropping their arms, kick without falling and jump without falling.
We want them to learn kinesthetically. Kinesthetic learning is a learning style where learning takes place by the students carrying out physical activities, rather than listening to a lecture or watching demonstrations. We keep activities simple and uncomplicated.
These emotions might sometimes get out of control. We want to help them follow directions and persevere through an activity even if they are intentionally emotional. Maybe they display strong emotions at the wrong time. Perhaps in the grocery store in an embarrassing way.
Communications skills that are mostly physical
We help students build good social skills such as spatial awareness, not interrupting when others are talking, and taking turns properly. We learn our student oath which ties the words we memorize to movements.
The Benefits, far outweigh the cost.
Our Little Leaders program is offered at the following 4 locations:
Asheboro Macon’s Martial Arts1550-A East Dixie DriveAsheboro, NC email@example.com
Burlington Macon’s Martial Arts Holly Hill Mall309 Huffman Mill Rd.Burlington, NC firstname.lastname@example.org
High Point Macon’s Martial ArtsOak Hollow Mall921 Eastchester DriveHigh Point, NC email@example.com
Thomasville Macon’s Martial Arts117-F Liberty DriveThomasville, NC 27360