Training them early

Sifu Abdul Latif, the senior instructor and owner of Youth N Motion Academy in Leimert Park, teaches an after-school martial arts class to his youngest group of students. One-hour martial arts classes are held on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Archery is taught on Wednesdays. The academy also offers fitness training, academic enrichment, weight loss programs and classes in personal development. Adult self-defense classes are also offered. Latif and his wife, Fatimah, have owned the studio in Leimert Park for 12 years.

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