This week we jump into the topic of the best martial arts for kids. I was having a drink with my neighbor when he told me his 9-year-old son was getting bullied. He asked which was the best martial arts for kids. Over the years I have been asked this question many times by family, friends, and coworkers. It made me think about which martial arts are best for kids to learn. My knee-jerk response is Brazilian Jiu Jitsu but I know that other martial arts have their virtues. I’ll elaborate:
Firas Zahabi is grappling training coach for many top level MMA fighters like Kenny Florian and George St. Pierre. In this interview Firas lays out the foundations of his philosophy. If you are serious about training you need to watch this video! Many of his thoughts are very applicable to successful lifestyle.