From our staff training, to daily procedures, to how we play in the facility, safety is #1. When children feel safe, they know they can truly be themselves!
Children thrive on structure, and After School program is specifically structured to bring out the best in your child.
There is absolutely no better program around for your child than After School. Its the *most* fun, hands down!
Kids in After School get the advantage of specifically programmed activities, led by caring, high energy staff. They love it!
Your children will beg to come to After School because the facility is such a fun place to be. For parents, that's invaluable!
With a focus on freedom through structure, personal responsibility but with caring interaction, and movement over sedentary activities, After School is a modern parent's best choice.
Shelbyville parents agree:
It's not just kids that love After School. Once they see After School at Institute for American Karate, parents love it because it's more than just childcare. It's a place for kids to belong.
Shelbyville parents agree
Institute for American Karate's After School was designed by working parents for working parents - with pickup times that work for you.
Your child will be surrounded by peers striving towards the same goals that are. They'll build friendships and be supported in their journey.
There's literally no better place for your child to learn life skills like Communication, Team Work and Empathy. Each day they'll grow and learn, step by step.
After School is more than just fun, it's proprioception, balance, agility and more - Your child will pick up physical skills that will benefit them for life.
Let's face it: parents have to work. That means most children need after school care. But we think they deserve a place they love to be, where they know they're included. After School is exactly what they want - here's why:
THERE'S A KID CONSENSUS
Kids can climb, jump, swing and play in Shelbyville's most unique After School facility. With all this play comes increased strength, flexibility, and agility - real benefits for life
One of the foundations of our program is staff led activities. Rather than be left on their own to entertain themselves, kids are led by our team members through awesome age appropriate activities
Many Shelbyville parents may be new to Institute for American Karate, but almost all kids know what is. For kids, After School is The place to go to after school
Yes, safety is paramount, structure is foundational, and our program is specifically programmed minute by minute so that everything runs perfectly. But this means that kids get to relax, fell safe, and have unbelievable fun every day!
Of American children are obese or are at risk for obesity
To help fight and prevent Obesity, kids need to move! The reality though is that our lives aren't setup for movement. With 7+ hour seated school days and busy parent work schedules, it's tough to keep modern kids healthy
Lead sedentary lives
Almost half of Adults are sedentary
More and more it seems inevitable that as kids grow into adults, they slow down and become unhealthy. It doesn't have to be this way, but we have to create healthy movements habits before it's too late.
Our goals for our After School students are the same as your goals as a parent. Confidence, Self-Esteem, and Healthy Habits for life!
Having a solid foundation of positivity in your child's life is invaluable. You can't control their experiences everywhere, nor would you want to. But at Institute for American Karate, you'll know they'll always be good ones.
At Institute for American Karate, it doesn't matter if your child isn't the best kid on the team; they'll never ride the bench. They'll always know they're valued members of program, and part of the team, each and every day.
Traditional childcare isn't right for many families.
For many families, traditional childcare is a last ditch option that works in a pinch; but they know their child deserves better.
Institute for American Karate's After School is the perfect solution
All of the benefits of a traditional childcare, but with all of the advantages Institute for American Karate's unique outlook on children, movement and fun!
We regularly survey our parents to be sure we're offering the best possible service. Here's a sample of the real feedback we get regularly:
Very happy my daughter is enrolled here! Her self-esteem and self-confidence has grown by leaps and bounds!
My son has recently started here, and he enjoys it so much. The Owner of this place is a great guy who teaches the children and doesn't stop until they know what they are doing. Awesome place to sign your kids up.
Click to see our availability and registration options, then enroll ASAP. You'll see for yourself just how amazing your child's After School hours can be.
Institute for American Karate is the favorite choice of Shelbyville families for their childrens' and teens' physical, mental and emotional development Plus there’s no better facility for adults to improve their physical health and mental wellness. Schedule a trial today!