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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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10 Health Benefits of Martial Arts

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10 Health Benefits of Martial Arts

When we talk about martial arts, it almost always involves the core values of discipline, confidence, patience, integrity, goal-orientedness, and most especially - respect. Respect is one of the key virtues in martial arts that all students must learn and practice both on and off the mat.  To respect people, you must first understand what it means and why it is important. And today’s generation needs to learn about respect. Here are five ways how martial arts teaches respect to its students:  Admiration for Leaders When you begin training, you are taught about the different rankings in martial arts and...

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Top 8 Martial Arts Youtubers You Should Subscribe To

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Top 8 Martial Arts Youtubers You Should Subscribe To

If you’re not into those movies or series, there are other video platforms that you can opt to enjoy. YouTube is one example of this and it is the second most popular search engine. It's one of the most effective ways to reach a large audience, whether you're marketing a program or informing students about a certain skill you want them to learn. If you have your spare time to visit martial arts YouTubers, here are 8 YouTube accounts you must visit and watch out for! Live martial arts  If you’re a woman martial artist you’ll surely be inspired to...

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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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