It is now officially the time of year where kids are able to get the most physical activity. For most families, summer means that our kiddos will be having lots of spare time. Not all parents get the same kind of free time that their kids get, so that means parents are often left scrambling for ideas to fill the summer hours for their children.

Here in Vernon Hills, one of the best ways to keep your kids active and engaged is with a kids fitness gym. Hot Ground Gym in Vernon Hills offers one of the most exciting, fun, and beneficial kids fitness gyms in the world. While we offer a whole host of programs and activities (who doesn’t enjoy a good obstacle course?), what we want to talk about today is the Junior Boots™ child development program. Specifically, we want to take a look at how we implement our 3 PRONGED APPROACH™ (3PA™).

What Is 3PA?

The 3PA is the key to the success of one of our most popular courses, the Junior Boots child development program. In short, the Junior Boots program was developed by military veterans to help kids develop healthy fitness habits, leadership skills, and confidence. We accomplish these goals by utilizing our 3PA, which includes the following three prongs:

  • Physical Development
  • Mental Development
  • Character Development

Where many kids fitness gyms focus on only one of these prongs (typically physical development), Hot Ground Gym in Vernon Hills knows the importance of balanced and long-term growth. The route to true success, happiness, and confidence only comes through the development of all three prongs. However, it isn’t enough to just say that we need to focus on these prongs. Our three prongs are in turn supported by our 5 Pillars Of Confidence™. This is the true route to well-rounded characters and, ultimately, leaders. Hot Ground Gym has many programs and courses in place to help your kids become the leaders you know they can be. Let’s now take a look at the 5 Pillars Of Confidence so we can get a sense of what it takes for our kids to become confident leaders.

The 5 Pillars Of Confidence

When visiting our kids fitness gym in Vernon Hills, the first thing you will notice is how much care we take to develop leadership skills and confidence in our kids. We use the 5 Pillars Of Confidence as our guide for accomplishing this. The 5 Pillars are:

  1. Obstacle Course Fitness
  2. Teamwork
  3. Leadership
  4. Problem Solving
  5. Discipline

In the same way that we approach the development of children through physical, mental, and character development, we don’t view our five pillars as a hierarchy where any single pillar can be neglected at the expense of the others. Instead, we approach each of these pillars as foundational. Each pillar has to be maintained in order for the prongs to be effectively developed. In this way, Hot Ground Gym in Vernon Hills is able to focus on development in a well-rounded manner. When the foundation is strong, the entire structure can stand tall.

Kids Fitness Gym In Vernon Hills

It’s because of our focus on our 3PA, and, in turn, our implementation of the 5 Pillars Of Confidence, that our Junior Boots program has gained such popularity. As your kids go forth this summer, fill up their free time in a way that will develop their fitness in a well-rounded manner, all while they get to have fun at the same time. Learn more about our Junior Boots program and check out the schedule at Vernon Hills today.