In an online discussion a while back a person lamented to me, "I always wanted to study martial arts. Now it's too late." I asked him how old he was and he replied, "17!" Now, if you're seventeen, … [Read more...]
Here we feature your stories of training in the martial arts past the age of 40. So whether you are just getting started in a martial art, or you have been training for many years, you can share your experiences, wisdom knowledge and insights here.
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The first email I got from Kristina Selting was soon after she found Martial Arts Over 40. It was a one-line email, but what an email it was... To save you from counting... that's 144 exclamation … [Read more...]
Stewart Davison started martial arts in his late 30s, and now 6 years later says that he feels fitter now than when he was in the military in his 20s. That's really quite something. He's got some … [Read more...]
Craig Hart was active in one martial art, but as he got older he found that he was starting to get injured more often, and it was taking longer to recover from those injuries. Thinking that his … [Read more...]
I first saw Dale Copeland in action at her testing for 1st Dan black belt when she was 60 years old. What an inspiration. I've never seen someone with so much determination and dedication to … [Read more...]
Pete Rindal has been an active member of this community since he first found us. He contacted me almost immediately after finding Martial Arts Over 40, and started sharing his story with me. He's … [Read more...]