We enrolled my son at the International Martial Arts Academy with Sensei Ruocco 7 months ago. He never showed much interest in sports, but my wife and I knew he needed some basis in his life of physical activity and discipline.
Unlike traditional sports, the Martial Arts are very structured with specific stated goals that give children motivation to keep working, but at a pace individual to his abilities.
In addition to gaining physical confidence, Sensei Ruocco and his staff also provide a great verbal messaging for a complete lesson that aligns with my family's values. They teach respect, self control, integrity, and a positive attitude that benefits maturing kids. In only 7 short months we have seen an exponential change for the better in our son. We look forward to accomplishing the skills and goals set forth for him for years to come.
Best experience with a Martial Arts school I've ever had, bar none. The staff and other students are friendly and helpful. The classes are fun and extremely informative, not to mention a killer workout. If you're considering starting martial arts, IMAA is the best place to do it!