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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

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Q: What is the FOCUS of Milestone’s Kids program?

A: A martial arts-based educational program focused on the physical, cognitive, and psychological development of children between 4 and 13. Our method relies on extensive scientific support (article link) to meet then common needs of contemporary families. Our curriculum was designed to help children develop self-defense skills, self-confidence, discipline, self-control, physical fitness, pro-social behavior, and mental strength.

Q: Which martial arts STYLES does Milestone offer for children?

A: To give your child a well-rounded martial arts experience, our curriculum was developed as a hybrid of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Judo, and Muay Thai. In full disclosure, our program focuses on grappling (Judo and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu) primarily.

Q: How are the AGE groups divided?

A: Our classes are divided into three age groups to respect the different developmental stages of our students. Tiny Champions include children from 4 to 6, Little Champions from 7 to 9, and Junior Champions from 10 to 13.​

Q: WHICH DAYS will my child attend classes?

A: Tiny Champions (4-6 years old) Level 1 has classes on Fridays at 4 pm and on Saturdays at 9 am. Tiny Champions Level 2 and up have classes on Fridays and Saturdays at different times. Check this link for a full schedule

Little Champions (7-9 years old) have classes on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 5:30 pm. Junior Champions (10-13 years old) have classes on Mondays and Wednesdays at 5:30 pm. Littles and Juniors have an included make-up class on Saturdays at 12 pm that they could attend as their third weekly class.

Q: HOW LONG are the classes?

A: 55 minutes.

Q: How long is each SEASON?

A: Each season lasts 15 weeks.

Q: Is there a MINIMUM ATTENDANCE required to graduate?

A: Yes. Tiny, Little, and Junior Champions must attend a minimum of 24 classes during a season to be eligible to graduate. We understand that life happens and sometimes things may not go as planned and for that we offer 30-minute make-up classes for Tiny Champions for $35 to keep them current with the attendance requirements. Littles and Junior have an included make-up class on Saturdays at 12 pm.

Q: When can I ENROLL my child?

A: To secure the proper progression of the curriculum and the continuity of classes, we offer three enrolment periods per year: April, August, and December. Due to high demands and limited slots, if you are interested in enrolling your child, please send us a message requesting to be added to the waiting list for the upcoming season. We will contact you during open enrollment and offer you a first right of refusal.

Q: How much will my investment be?

A: We offer two payment options: weekly or paid-in-full. Weekly payments are currently $49 for a 15-week commitment. In the weekly option the uniform kit (gi, t-shirt, string bag, and gloves) is $199. The paid-in-full option is currently $735. In the paid in full option, the uniform kit is $99. Ask us about our sibling discount.

Q: Can my child do a TRIAL?

A: To ensure our enrolled students receive the attention they deserve, we don't schedule trial classes for our kids' program. However, our program is backed by a 3-week money-back guarantee (excluding uniform) in case your child doesn't like the program.  We also encourage children and parents to watch one or two classes before deciding. We also have some videos on our YouTube channel if you'd like to watch them.

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