5 Techniques to Increase Your Punching Power

Be it Muay Thai, Boxing or Mixed Martial Arts, one of the most important aspects of fighting is punching power. A proper punch needs to have power behind it to be effective. Fighters work hard to master the art of powerful punching. It takes training, exercise and special techniques to improve their jab, hook, cross and uppercut. If you’re new to the art of fighting and want to increase your punching power, then follow these 5 tips. 1) Strengthen Your Lower Body Your lower body plays Read more [...]

Martial Arts and the Importance of Injury Prevention

  Martial Arts is a fantastic high-energy sport that helps promote mental and physical health. Offered in many forms, this cardio exercise has many benefits that help prevent and combat disease and improve the overall function of your body. However, as your body works hard to increase heart rate and build endurance, injury prevention is equally important for your safety and success.  Physical Activity and the Body Martial arts are a high-aerobic or cardiovascular exercise that involves Read more [...]

Why Should Your Kid Learn Martial Arts?

As a parent, it’s worrying to see your child throw punches and kicks at a sibling, or throw items around the house. Thankfully, there are ways to channel that aggressive energy into something productive, like martial arts training. Believe it or not, such aggressive acts can greatly benefit your child when its tempered through martial arts training and discipline. Real martial arts training (unlike what’s shown on television or movies) is based on the principle of non-violence. There are Read more [...]

Difference between Traditional Karate and Sport Karate

Before selecting a karate school for your child, make sure you know and understand which form of karate you’re enrolling him/her into. Generally speaking, there are two different types of karate classes, traditional karate and sport karate. Both types involve learning fighting techniques, but they differ in many other aspects. Traditional karate emphasizes self-development (budo), whereas sport karate emphasizes exercise and competition. Here are the key differences between the two. History Read more [...]

3 Must-Watch Animated Movies that Feature Martial Arts

Martial Art films have gone from being niche to becoming one of the most popular genres of movies. The credit goes to Bruce Lee for introducing it to international audiences. People love to watch action-packed films where fight sequences and intricate fight choreography are the highlights. Despite the intense battles being a main feature however, martial art focused movies aren’t all grim-dark. In fact, most modern movies involving Karate, Kung Fu, Brazilian jiu-jitsu, Kick Boxing, Muay Read more [...]