James started Karate a couple weeks ago. He loves it! And I have to say, I am quite pleased too. Anything that promotes self discipline, manners, and respect is a-ok in my book. They do teach kicks and punches but stress this is not for people. :) It's more about controlling your body and gross motor skills at this stage.
To earn his white belt, he had to complete The Zero Rule (do 5 things you're supposed to do without your mom or dad telling you). This was hard!!!
Getting his white belt put on
High 5 from his teacher
He was so proud! He would randomly shout to me during class, "Mom, I got my white belt!!". I know, buddy....I was there! :)
Here is a short little video of him demonstrating to the class what they learned: