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Karate for Kids in Santa Barbara

A Parent's Guide to Martial Arts

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The Martial Arts Kid Movie (2014)

I know it looks a little cheesy, but I’m a sucker for these types of movies… Plus, it looks like it might have some good character lessons in it – not to mention good moves! Do you think it will make it to theaters or will go straight to Netflix?

The 3 Karate School Stereotypes

We’ve all seen the Karate Kid movies, right?

So… we know already:  There are only 2 types of schools… The good Karate Schools of course, and oh – the evil ones – right?!  Wait… Hmm… really?

Let’s think about this for a minute…

I don’t really think that there are karate schools out there teaching kids “put him in a body bag, Johnny!” style…

…but there are definitely a few different schools of thoughts when it comes to Martial Arts for kids.

To me, there are 3 types of Karate Schools….

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What style of Martial Arts do they do in the movies?

Did you know that most Martial Art movies (at least the big Hollywood ones) are directed by many of the same fight coordinators?  The big ones are old-time martial artists who’ve cross-trained in many different martial arts and learned from each other.

So what style are they doing in the movies… ahhh the suspense lingers on!  You must read on…

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