volutas do sol, / das horas longuíssimas, / das nuvens ou das turbulências do céu, / só o cristal das palavras acende / o teu sangue de doces carvalhos, castanheiros, na tua terra de odores. . Naturally, these benefits also apply to adults; however developing these attributes early in life contributes to a healthier and more positive adulthood. We simply teach our students how to deal with real life confrontation and how not to be a target or a victim. Generally doing any traditional martial art would be beneficial to youths depending on the art. We provide the kids with effective skills so they dont have to fight unless it is absolutely necessary! / Na tua casa, respiras a sombra violeta, / a luz inicente, / eimprimes, na noite, o teu canto, / lugar desnudo, / onde as andorinhas fazen o seu ninho / quando, em silencio, revolvem, / nos olhos, / a sua mograçâo de Primavera Ángela Figuera Aymerich. With violence more common in todays society, the ability to defend oneself gives kids and parents more confidence and peace of mind. Thats why its even more important to get youth into a training program now. In our academy we emphasize that it is not about fighting it is about self-defense; in addition to various other benefits such as discipline, respect, self-control, improving coordination, balance, speed, strengths, flexibility as well as overall health, wellness, and a positive way of life. We teach them how to read intent, body language, how to detect the beginning of an attack, estimate and anticipate the possibility of a weapon present or being used, and group mentality.