Undergoing martial arts training has a lot of advantages. In fact, many people choose to undertake such martial arts as endeavor for the sole purpose of achieving those advantages. To someone who is … [Read more...]
Starting a martial art is daunting at the best of times. Starting as a more “mature” student can be even more intimidating, especially when you are training with people who are far younger than you, and are perhaps in their physical prime.
Also beginning any physical activity presents its challenges, and if you have been less active you may find a martial art presents you with some unique physical challenges.
In the beginners corner we will try to help you get started in the martial art of your choice with advice and strategies on how to go about choosing a club, what you might want to be doing outside of class to help you get in shape for your chosen martial art, and how to ensure you stay physically fit and injury free.
More people are realizing the benefits of martial arts as a fitness program. People of all ages and genders have begun to find that they enjoy the workout and discipline they learn in martial art … [Read more...]
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...]
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...]
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...]
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...]
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...]
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...]
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...]
By Brett Kraiger There is such a wide range of martial arts available to choose from that it can be near impossible for a beginner to know where to start. When you are older and looking to start … [Read more...]