What Are The Benefits Of Taekwondo For Children Today? After all taekwondo is a traditional Korean martial art. And what could the benefits of taekwondo for children possibly be in today’s world? Well…The potential benefits of taekwondo training for your kids are… quite simply, massive! Like physical fitness, weight control, increased concentration span, learning respect for others, and huge increases in childrens self confidence and self esteem. All while the kids have fun. Taekwando is great for both boys and girls. Another of the benefits of taekwondo for children is that there is great emphasis on respect and courtesy. Taekwondo kids learn to respect their instructors, respect each other, and in time they learn to respect themselves! They learn to be polite to everyone, even people they may not like. Which we think is a great life skill for them to take with them into adult life. Kids in tkd also learn the power of perseverance. They learn that if something is difficult, it is worth achieving. In order for them to achieve it, they have to keep trying, they have to face failure, get over it, pick themselves up, and try again, and again, and eventually they get it! The sense of achievement and pride is fantastic to see on their smiling faces! It’s a great boost to their self confidence and self esteem. Training in taekwondo boosts self confidence and self esteem! The Sky Rider Foundation has scholarships available for many sports including the martial arts!