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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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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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Basic Strength and Conditioning Tips and Tricks

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Basic Strength and Conditioning Tips and Tricks

  Martial artists train almost every day to build their muscles, strength and improve their skills. But during the off-season, everyone tends to rest and stop training to celebrate different occasions or for other reasons.  There are various key components to working out and getting healthy, such as strength and conditioning. Especially when transitioning back to training, strength and conditioning exercises can help you with your all-around fitness and can level up your martial arts game. We listed down 5 Basic Strength and Conditioning Tips and Tricks for you to apply while training.   Warm-up and Cooldown Before starting any...

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