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Martial Arts for the Whole Family

There are many families who are looking for the best way to spend their time together. People are so busy nowadays that bonding seems to be a forgotten activity already. However, bonding among family members must be a necessary thing to be kept in mind especially when those involved are working parents.

This Is the World of Aikido

When we start a new activity the first few weeks are always the hardest. Adjustment is needed: new environment, friends, customs and behaviours. With this article we hope to help you settling in quickly and smoothly. Here you will find information about Aikido but if you want to know more ask your perspective instructor.

How Much Is Your Martial Arts Training Worth?

As a practitioner and instructor, I am often asked how much does it cost to train in a martial arts program. This question is phrased in many different ways, but as with any pricing question the answer depends on the perceived potential benefit the person would receive from the service or product.

Benefits of Martial Arts Training for Kids

The popularity of martial arts never seemed to fade away. Even today, more and more people appreciated the benefits it gives to people who practice them. Most of the time, adults enroll into martial arts courses for them to achieve physical fitness and to arm themselves with self-defense techniques.

Using Mixed Martial Arts As a Workout

Mixed Martial Arts is a very aggressive form of working out. It has become huge in the United States since starting here in 1993. This is due largely in part to more people accepting the sport because more rules made it safer for the competitors.

Grappling As A Submission Wrestler

When it comes to grappling there are is a combination that combines both wrestling and Brazilian Jiu Jitsu (BJJ). This style is known as submission wrestling as it combines the style of both of those sports.

Positions of BJJ

Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) has not only created a cottage industry for fight fans, it is also proving to be beneficial to other martial arts practices around the world. For instance Brazilian Jiu Jitsu (BJJ) is much more respected and well known around the world because of this.

Pay Attention to Your Intuition to Stay Safe

You can’t count the times police officers and others have talked to victims and heard the lines, “I knew something wasn’t right about him,” or “I had this feeling…” Many times our intuition is telling us important messages to save our lives, and instead of listening, we ignore the feeling, or worse yet, rationalize it away as being “nothing,” or being “silly.” After all, we don’t want to offend the person that triggered a funny feeling, and we certainly don’t want to be embarrassed by making something out of nothing at all. This kind of thinking has gotten many people hurt and killed. Our intuition is a built in survival system, and we must learn to listen to it to help ensure our safety. Some guys don’t like the word intuition, so instead, think of listening to your gut. If you have a gut feeling something is wrong, it probably is.

How to Prepare Yourself For a Street Fight

There are many different ways that you can become a good fighter, but what sort of fighter do you want to be? I am going to cover two different types of fighting and both of them require the same strategy to fight good, it’s the one strategy that all good fighters have in common, that is their mindset. The way you think can determine a lot for the result of the fight.

Bruce Lee and His Influence in Martial Arts and Taekwondo

Bruce Lee (born Lee Jun-fan; 27 November 1940 – 20 July 1973) was a Chinese American and Hong Kong actor, martial arts instructor, philosopher, film director, film producer, screenwriter, and founder of the Jeet Kune Do martial arts movement. His Hong Kong and Hollywood-produced films elevated the traditional Hong Kong martial arts film to a new level of popularity and acclaim, and sparked a major surge of interest in Chinese martial arts in the West in the 1970s. The direction and tone of his films changed and influenced martial arts and martial arts films in Hong Kong and…

Can You Learn Taekwondo From DVDs?

Taekwondo is the most popular form of martial arts due to its style. I see many people who want to learn taekwondo but don’t have classes near them or simply don’t have time to attend any of these classes. Once I was at a martial arts forum and following a very interesting discussion.

Sambo: Its Origin and Main Variations

Sambo is a martial art that originated in Russia, and its name can be literally translated as “self-defense without weapons.” It is a relatively modern development, with the Soviet Red Army working on it as a way to improve their hand-to-hand combat in the early 1920s.

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