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10 Health Benefits of Martial Arts

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10 Health Benefits of Martial Arts

If it’s not yet pretty obvious how martial arts improves your health and wellbeing, here are ten helpful reminders - and might just be the push you need to take up a class now! Improved respiratory health If you think  H.I.I.T (High-Intensity Interval Training) makes it hard to catch your breath, wait till you try martial arts training. Regardless of the type of class you take, martial arts improves your oxygen consumption which contributes to better blood pressure and heart rate. An hour of a session can burn up to 500 calories which is why it’s great for weight loss...

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Are martial arts good for anxiety?

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Are martial arts good for anxiety?

Mental health issues are a major social concern nowadays. Unfortunately, most people who suffer from depression or anxiety don’t seek help. Based on studies, martial arts training appears to be an effective sports-based mental health intervention that could be a more affordable alternative to psychological therapy. Stress Relief We’ve gotten so used to packing our schedule with endless tasks to finish, things to do, places to go to. While we think we’re being productive, it’s actually stressful - the unhealthy kind of stress. Martial arts training is great in reducing or relieving stress. It combines cardio exercise which is great...

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Why is Learning Self-Defense Important For Children?

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Why is Learning Self-Defense Important For Children?

Children are easy learners. They easily adapt to their environment and they easily capture important lessons that are taught to them. This is the reason why learning martial arts can have a very crucial role in your children’s growth. Here are 4 reasons why learning self-defense is important for children: Safety  Many parents often enroll their children in martial arts classes mainly for self-defense though it isn’t the only thing martial arts can teach them. Learning self-defense will help them to protect others and themselves in times of trouble. This can be a great way to teach your children about...

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6 Signs that Martial Arts has Taken Over Your Life

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6 Signs that Martial Arts has Taken Over Your Life

Living a martial artist’s life isn’t always rainbows and butterflies. There are certain rules you must remember as a martial artist. There are disciplines to follow and one of which is to always bring respect, honor, and discipline wherever you go.  Despite that, having martial arts in your life will help you be more focused, goal-oriented, and apply all the things you learned from training to the real world. Here are 6 signs that martial arts have truly taken over your everyday life: Training, Training, Training As a martial artist, training is not an option. It is a necessity. To...

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5 Ways to Improve your Motivation for Training

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5 Ways to Improve your Motivation for Training

“The more you sweat in training, the less you bleed in combat” - Richard Marcinko Motivation, it is something that we all need as humans. Having motivation for martial arts training will help you stay focused on your practice and achieve future goals. It is crucial to your success in martial arts as well as in your daily life.  Are you losing motivation in training? Below are 5 ways to improve your motivation for training and continue your martial arts journey with a little more inspiration to reach your goals and dreams. Be inspired It is normal to lose motivation...

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