We’re just over a week into the new year. If you haven’t thought about your martial arts goals for 2020, there is still time. As you work toward your personal goals this year, you’ll probably experience some ups and downs along the way. However, there are a few things you can do to increase your [...]
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Now is the time of year a lot of people start planning and setting goals for the next twelve months. Whether you create resolutions or stick to more traditional goal-setting, what do you hope to accomplish in the coming year? Martial arts has the potential to help you achieve a variety of personal health, [...]
For many people, the initial draw to participating in martial arts is around something physical. Students aim to get stronger and more fit while learning self-defense skills. Martial arts will teach you how to defend yourself, and it’s also a great full-body workout. However, over time what students begin to realize is there are mental [...]
When you first start martial arts, everything is new. You learn the format of classes, terminology, and how to get out of your comfort zone. After a while, you'll gain experience and get into a good routine. As you’re getting into that routine, it’s worth it to take some time to think about the direction [...]
The number one reason that a child quits an activity like martial arts is it stops being fun. Here are five tips to keep martial arts fun for your kids: 1. Focus on the Process When your main focus is on things like competition, winning, and earning awards, kids begin to value these outcomes over [...]
If you’re feeling bored with your current workout routine, you might be searching for another option. While it’s true that many people get involved in martial arts because they want to learn self-defense, it’s also a great workout. Depending on the style, martial arts can be a high-intensity workout. You’ll learn self-defense, develop discipline and [...]
Martial arts has many benefits. From learning self-defense to improving your fitness, a martial arts practice has a lot to offer. And not only will you learn a useful skill, but you'll also learn valuable lessons. These are lessons that you can use in almost every aspect of your life. Here are some of the [...]
A martial arts practice goes beyond learning self-defense techniques. It’s an investment in the future. Which is why finding the right martial arts school for you and your family’s needs is so important. You want to get the best return on your investment of time and money. So, how do you find the right school [...]
Students who participate in martial arts classes have the opportunity to learn self-defense skills. At the same time, students learn valuable life skills that they can then use in other aspects of life. These life skills include skills that can assist students in becoming exceptional leaders. Here are six leadership skills developed through Taekwondo: 1. [...]
Martial arts training forms a solid foundation in learning fundamentals and building good training habits. Through martial arts, you and your kids can learn to be better athletes, as well as better people. Not only do martial arts programs teach self-defense, but they also incorporate critical life skills, including focus, discipline, respect, and confidence. Here [...]