By Damir Butkovic Martial Arts are a great way to achieve your personal goals, get fit, learn new skills, live healthy, manage your stress, and lift your self-esteem and … [Read more...]
A Beginner’s Guide to Martial Arts
By Tisha Kulak Tolar What could be better than getting healthy and fit while learning how to defend yourself? There are a wide variety of martial art programs that allow individuals to … [Read more...]
Am I Too Old To Start Karate Training?
By Luciano Paparella The question I hear often is, "Am I too old to start Karate?" Another concern people have is that they're not flexible enough to be able to participate in a karate … [Read more...]
Simple Martial Arts Conditioning For Beginners
By Tim Gannon Being a Black Belt in Martial Arts as well as being a Certified Fitness Trainer, I am asked all the time about what the best workout or routine is for a beginner or someone … [Read more...]
Can I Learn A Martial Art At Home? (Part 2)
Earlier today I made a post about why you cannot learn a martial art from home, and covering reasons such as needing the guidance of an experienced instructor, and also needing to practice with as … [Read more...]
Can I Learn A Martial Art At Home?
By Brett Kraiger Can I learn a martial art at home? In a nutshell: No.. These days you can buy anything online, and I'm sure there are even sites that will sell you a black belt. If not a … [Read more...]
I’m Too Unfit To Begin A Martial Art!
By Brett Kraiger The thought that "I'm too unfit to begin a martial art" is something that stops many people from taking their first steps into the arts. And if they are over 40 this may be even … [Read more...]
The Importance Of Stretching After Age 40
Over the course of one's life, the physiological changes that occur within the body work against us to reduce flexibility and general range of motion. Not only do people depend on joint … [Read more...]
Preventing Injury – Tricks For The 40+ Practitioner
When you are over 40, injury prevention becomes a much more important aspect of your exercise regimen. Taking steps to prevent injury is always an important part of any athletic person's exercise … [Read more...]
Fighting Fit – Martial Arts and Weight Loss
By Scott Haywood If your goal is to improve your fitness or lose weight but you need to do something more exciting than jogging on a treadmill to keep you motivated, perhaps you should … [Read more...]