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Why Meditation is Important for Martial Arts Practitioners

Meditation plays an extremely important role in martial arts. However, it’s easily overlooked as the thrill of a fight seems more important to most new students. What they don’t realize is that people who take the time to incorporate some form of introspection and stillness into their training journey enhance their overall training. Many coaches and fighters believe mental toughness to be a fighter’s single most important attribute. They believe that if a fighter has mental control over Read more [...]

Martial Arts Better than Team Sports for Kids, Here’s Why

There are many activities available for kids these days to take part in. However, there’s no program which encompasses character development and physical education like martial arts. There are several reasons why martial arts are amazing for a child’s development, especially when compared to most team sports. Let’s go over some of those reasons. Confidence As children progress in martial arts, they become more skilled. This boosts their confidence allowing them to be more self-confident. Read more [...]

The Basic Skills of Boxing You Need to know

Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor was the fight of the century; if you watched it you would have noticed McGregor even though being a Mixed Martial Art competitor mastered his basic skills of boxing to win the first few rounds. Of course, the undefeatable Mayweather eventually won thanks to his stamina. The basic skills of boxing are essential to master and can take you a long way in your boxing career. Here are three important skills you need to master at the beginning of boxing. Boxing Read more [...]

7 Sparring Tips for Beginners in Boxing

Sparring is important for becoming a competent fighter. It’s the best training method, hands-down to improve your boxing skills. Sparring regularly helps to keep your skills sharp. To someone new to the sport, however, sparring could seem very intimidating. It can be difficult for a new person to tell the difference between sparring and an actual fight. Follow these simple tips for sparring to overcome any fears you may have. Remember to master your emotions This isn’t just limited Read more [...]

6 Ways Women Benefit from Practicing Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

When a person thinks of martial arts, they most likely imagine two men in their prime punching and kicking each other. While that can be true of some styles, this isn’t the case with Brazilian Jiu Jitsu (BJJ). This style of martial arts is all about controlling the flow of a fight by manipulating your opponent’s body. For this reason, BJJ is extremely useful for women as it relies on body mechanics rather than strength. However, this isn’t the only benefit it offers. In this blog post, we will Read more [...]