The nice thing about martial arts, unlike a team activity, is that you are not trying to keep up to any one else’s standards. Each student’s ability and growth is evaluated individually. We provide incentives and rewards on an incremental basis, so that each student stays motivated in class. Our curriculum unfolds gradually. There’s a high level of physical accomplishment that comes with becoming a Black Belt, but that physical accomplishment comes over 9, 12, 18, 24 months.