Josh has been taking Karate from the same place for 4 and 1/2 years. He is a very committed boy. We feel like it has great things for his focus and commitment. Then again, it is Josh. He recently received his green belt and participated in a karate tournament. Horribly we(Roj and I- not JT) missed his kata part of the tournament for no good reason other than we thought we had more time. We did catch his sparring. Good Fun!