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Millbury Martial Arts kicks butt! They have a great group of people there, with an awesome school culture. It's a really fun place to learn martial arts at any level, and improve your skillz!

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Millbury martial arts has significantly impacted my life for more then 20 years. As a child I was shy and had low self esteem. Through the training at Millbury martial arts, I became a strong self confident person who is able to pursue my dream of a graduate degree.

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This school offers a wide range of martial arts for children and adults taught by instructors who are dedicated to their art and who are continually expanding their teaching methods and personal skill levels. They have a depth of knowledge and are open to sharing. The atmosphere is supportive and students are respectful and helpful of each other regardless of skill level or age. You compete only with yourself!

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My four year old son is thoroughly embracing his training. He is eager to participate in class. I really enjoy that us parents are encouraged to get right on the floor with our kids as well.

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I have been going to the school since 2009. Words can't describe the changes that I have seen in my self, not only physically but mentally. Thank you to everyone at life skill because it's just as much the people that go there that makes it great as it is the classes that are taught.

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It has been said that the true science of martial arts means practicing them in such a way that they will be useful at anytime, and to teach them in a way that they will be useful in all things. I have found this at Life Skills Martial Arts. The life skills learned are invaluable in becoming a true martial artist not just another fighter who practices martial arts.

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Words can't describe this school. The instructors are knowledgable in everything they do. Master Tabor makes you feel like you belong. Not to mention the instructors Mr. Keenan, Mr. Moy and Mr. Morin. I have learned so much in each class I trained in, kungfu, taiji and self defense. The school has so much pride and you can just tell from the atmosphere and how the school looks. The koi pond and the garden you can train in just makes you in awe and feel good about yourself! This is awesome place to train. My only disappointment is that I never found the school earlier. Real authentic Taiji, kung-fu and self-defense!!!!

Aisha Yousaf reviewed Life Skill Martial Arts
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Its been many years since i attended classes here. My experience i am happy to say, was life changing. I have learned so much more than self defense and discipline from this school. Being a part of this family gave me the strength to overcome many obstacles in life. The instructors have so much to offer and they give endless support. I made some amazing friends here too. Even though it has been such a long time since my last trip to the school, i find my thoughts always returning to it. It has been a very big part in my life. I am very grateful for my time, and am planning on coming back with my two children once they are old enough to take lessons!

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Our children started the program first back in July and my wife and I subsequently began taking classes in late August....what a positive impact it has had on our health and well-being! Our son and daughter are learning far more than a martial art rich in history and traditions... they are learning skills that they use each and every day. My wife and I have become healthier in mind, body, and spirit. The camaraderie with our fellow students is a bond that is as strong as community and those relationships transcend the studio.
The benefits in health and happiness alone are worth giving Life Skills Martial Arts a try.

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Our 4 year old has been attending for 9 months now and he has a blast! What we love the most is the positive atmosphere. There is not a competition with anyone but yourself. Parents cheer on each other’s children and the students of the class encourage and support one another. It is a beautiful thing and we are so happy our son is a part of it! The instructors are very supportive and the life skills that they teach are fantastic. Our son has gained more confidence and has so much fun. We are very happy we chose Life Skills Martial Arts for our son and highly recommend it!

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Going to Life Skills Martial Arts will always be one of the best decisions i ever made. It has helped me to not only learn how to defend myself and my family if it came down to that but it has helped me to go way outside my comfort level to do things i never thought in a million years i would do. I have severe social anxiety and usually never liked being in large groups, being a leader, or even not taking my self seriously when i screwed something up. But when i go to class, i feel like i am with family and i can do all those things without any anxiety. well maybe a little :).

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One of the best decisions for my son was to sign him up here. He's become healthier, gained more confidence, learned respect and self esteem. This was originally a Christmas present and now my 10 year old says he's "committed to becoming a black belt" and would like this again for Christmas instead of a bunch of"stuff". After a year (actually within a month), I realized the monthly cost isn't just for kung fu training. It's truly training him"life skills" that he can use in every aspect of life for a lifetime and that is priceless.

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The Most Important Questions To Ask When Choosing a Martial Arts School

The Most Important Questions To Ask When Choosing a Martial Arts School

If you’re a busy parent or Grandparent, you know how time consuming and confusing it is trying to pick the right activity, not to mention the right martial arts school for your kids.

I totally get it. You want to save time, weed-out the “definitely nots” and still make the right decision that will be best for your kids.

Makes perfect sense. But… 

Are you asking the right questions?

You see, of all the inquiries I get, most parents leave out the MOST IMPORTANT questions that you MUST ask…

The most important things to know BEFORE you spend your time and money, and BEFORE you entrust your child’s  safety, development and well-being with a coach, instructor, or activity director.

Recently. I got a call from a Mom who’s “shopping around” for a martial art school for her kids. 

I could tell by the stress in her voice that the pressures were starting to  get to her. I noticed that she wanted to “cut to the chase” and make our conversation as quick as possible.

She had only 2 questions:

“How much is it?

When are the class?”

Sure, these are important questions to ask. 

But in actuality,  when it comes to these questions there’s not going to be much difference between most professional martial arts schools.

Schedule-wise, all kids activities are pretty much limited to between 4-7:30 pm, so schedules are going to be similar.

And when it comes to pricing all professional schools all charge within $10-20 of each other.

So… what SHOULD you ask?

First, ask YOURSELF what you want your child to gain from martial arts. 

A good program can do wonders for your kids’ focus, self-control, confidence and self-discipline.

The best schools teach powerful Life Skills like setting and achieving goals, or showing respect, and Confident Communication.

Once you decide on your goals for you child, look at the school’s website.  You should be able to tell whether their philosophy is inline with yours.

For example, if you’re looking for your 5 year old to gain confidence, respect or discipline, enrolling him/her in a “Full-Contact no holds barred tough guy MMA gym” or a “Tournament Fighting TKD club” is probably the wrong choice.

You’ll want to choose a school that specializes in serving kids. This is why you don’t see any pictures of bare-chested, bloodied “champions” on this site. It’s simply not what we do.

NEXT… Who is the instructor that will be teaching my child?

This is a person your child will look up to as a role model, so make sure the values taught are aligned with yours.  

What is this instructor’s background? What’s their reputation like?

Look their personal profile up on social media… Are they cursing up a storm and posting photos of their weekend bender? 

Finally, after you’ve narrowed down your choice to the school that seems to be most aligned with what you want for your child, the next step is to have your child try a lesson. 

I know you’re busy, but this is super-important.  

  • You want to SEE for yourself how the instructor interacts with kids 
  • You want to see how your child responds to the instructor 
  • You want to see what the culture of the school is

The right instructors can use martial arts as a vehicle to teach the life changing habits (Life Skills) to improve your kids’ lives!

The wrong program can leave them discouraged and even hurt, physically and emotionally!!

If you’ve read this far it probably means you and I are on the same page, 

so fill in your information on this website and schedule a free trial! And…

See For Yourself 🙂

See you soon…

Master Tabor