If you are in martial arts, you know that there are so many ways in which you can potentially get hurt. It is a graceful yet a violent sport. It takes a large toll on the body as do most physical sports of this nature and it can be stressful on your joints. If you are sparring at all, then this is only magnified. To prevent injury, make sure you stretch a lot, rest when needed, and eat well.
- Strains, sprains, bruises, and cuts are the most common martial arts injuries.
- Prepare properly for a martial arts session by warming up, staying fit, and stretching beforehand.
- Wearing the proper equipment, keeping a safe environment, and using proper technique can help ward off injuries too.
“Several strategies can help to prevent martial arts injuries, such as using proper protective equipment, and having thorough training and supervision in new techniques.”