Children ages 3 to 6 love to run, jump, and play. They are fireballs of energy! With that in mind, our Tiny Tiger program is designed to channel that energy and teach focus, coordination, listening skills, and confidence. Classes are both structured and fun. Energetic children will enjoy burning off some of that extra energy; more passive children will have an opportunity to come out of their shells.
Martial arts based exercises such as blocking, kicking, and striking help our preschoolers develop a strong sense of balance, coordination, and focus. It is said that the essential skills a young child needs to succeed in school are listening skills, a good attention span, and good motor skills. That being said, we feel our structured classes and age appropriate activities help our youngest students acquire these skills and prepare them for success in kindergarten and beyond.
Our Tiny Tigers have their own belt ranking system and testing requirements that allows them to make progress and experience success at an age appropriate pace. Our ranking system for Tiny Tigers is as follows:
Beginner White Belt
White Belt/Black Stripe
Yellow Belt/Black Stripe
Orange Belt/Black Stripe
Blue Belt/Black Stripe
Solid Yellow Belt - Tiger Warrior
When Tiny Tigers earn their Blue Belt Black Stripe, they are then allowed to start coming to the regular Beginner classes and Kata classes. This aids their transition from Tiny Tigers to the Traditional Program. Once they earn their solid Yellow Belt, they graduate from Tiny Tigers to regular classes.