Here’s How MMA Improves Your Mental Wellbeing

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In the U.S. in 2016, the number of participants (aged six years and older) in martial arts amounted to approximately 3.58 million. Considering the health benefits of MMA, it’s no wonder why this activity is so popular. But it’s not just physically healthy — mixed martial arts actually give your brain and mental health a boost as… Read more »

4 Reasons To Start Kickboxing Today

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Kickboxing is a great sport to take up. Whether you have an active lifestyle or you’re just starting to get fit, there are a lot of benefits of kickboxing. No matter your age or weight, there is always something new and exciting to try. Kickboxing doesn’t just help you physically, but mentally as well. Here… Read more »

5 Reasons To Start Taking Kickboxing Classes This Fall

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If you’ve been looking for a way to amp up your physical activity, then it’s time to leave your gym’s standard exercise machines behind. Instead of yet another round on the elliptical, sign up for a fitness class that will get your heart pumping for the right reasons. Perhaps you considered Yoga or Jiu Jitsu… Read more »

Martial Arts Misconceptions: Debunking Popular Training Myths

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There’s no doubt that martial arts disciplines such as Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, kickboxing, and Tai Chi have maintained their popularity in the United States. But despite how prevalent these activities are, there’s still a lot of misinformation that continues to spread about them. These incorrect assumptions might dissuade you from participating in one of these… Read more »

How Does Tai Chi Can Improve Your Long-Term Health?

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Participating in any type of physical activity is proven to have a positive effect on our bodies and our minds. But even though we all know we should exercise regularly, the fact is that less than 5% of adults participate in 30 minutes of physical fitness each day. That can certainly affect us in the… Read more »

Are Fight-Related Injuries in Muay Thai Just Part of the Game?

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Fight-Related Injuries in Muay Thai  It’s no secret that participation in a combat sport, such as Muay Thai, can result in an injury. These injuries in Muay Thai can vary anywhere between a simple bruise to a completely broken bone, and in many cases, athletes competing in Muay Thai will suffer soft-tissue injuries (sprains and… Read more »

Jiu Jitsu Vs. Other Martial Arts: Differences Explained

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As you might already know, participation in the martial arts can be an immensely rewarding experience for both kids and adults. That’s a sentiment shared by the 3.58 million people over the age of six who participated in martial arts across the U.S. in 2016. But the category of martial arts actually includes numerous disciplines,… Read more »

5 Ways Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Can Change Your Life

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Those who are unfamiliar with the martial arts may not understand how our involvement in these disciplines can have a profound effect on how we live. But the reality is that by participating in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, you will strengthen your body, mind, and spirit in a multitude of ways. In today’s post, we’ll talk… Read more »

One of the Songs of Tai Chi Chuan

8 Essential skills needed to reach a high level in your Tai Chi Chuan training   1- No Shape, No Shadow- Tai chi chuan. Developing a transparent feeling with in the body will help you to establish a smooth flow of energy. If you have a good posture and are relaxed there will be less… Read more »

Learn How to Conquer Your Fears with Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

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Learn How to Conquer Your Fears with Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Ask yourself this question; What kind of person am I? Person A: An individual who never acts, and always second guesses themselves. Or Person B: An individual who acts first, and deals with the consequences later. A person who is constantly overthinking all their actions will… Read more »