If your child participates in martial arts, you might be curious about how you can support them. Here are five ways to encourage your child to stick with martial arts: 1. Keep it positive. Before and after class, focus on all the positive things about going to class. Like, showing up and participating means that [...]
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Martial arts has many benefits for kids, including the opportunity to compete and spar against other students. Competing can be a great learning experience for kids; it gives them a chance to use the skills they have learned and figure out the areas that need more work. However, some kids may not have a positive [...]
Martial arts has the potential to bring purpose and ambition to your life. No matter where you are on your martial arts journey, your practice is empowering. You learn that you are in charge of you - your decisions, your path, and even your mental outlook. Here are just a few ways that martial arts [...]
If you’ve been thinking about getting started with martial arts training, you’ve probably noticed that you have quite a few options. And while you can train with others or on your own, practicing martial arts with others has many benefits. Most martial arts schools offer a variety of programs for kids and adults. Your current [...]
Martial arts is a workout for your body, as well as your mind. When you practice martial arts, you experience both physical and mental benefits from your training. Physical Benefits for Your Body Self Defense One thing that draws people to martial arts is the opportunity to learn self-defense. If you ever find yourself in [...]
Martial arts may seem to be dominated by men. However, martial arts is for everyone - all ages, sizes, and fitness levels. And today, more women are trying martial arts and sticking with it. Martial arts training is an opportunity for women to learn self-defense, improve fitness, and become empowered. You'll get in great shape, [...]
A martial arts practice comes with a variety of benefits that lead to improvements in your overall fitness. However, to experience these benefits, you must be willing to dedicate yourself to your training and maintain focus. It might take effort, but the results will make it all worth it. Here are three ways martial arts [...]
Martial arts is so much more than a workout or learning self-defense. It’s true that you get these and other benefits. But joining this community means you become a part of something that’s bigger than yourself. What does it mean to be a part of a team, a community, or a family? The Way Family [...]
With summer just around the corner, it’s time to start thinking about fun activities for the next few months. Enrolling your child in a martial arts summer camp is an excellent option with many physical and mental benefits. Whether your child has been doing martial arts for a while or they’re brand new, all are [...]
Martial arts has so many benefits to offer. And while it’s easy to focus on benefits such as learning self-defense and getting in a great workout, martial arts helps with the development of mental and cognitive skills, as well. Here are a few of the ways that martial arts gives your brain a boost: 1. [...]