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Why Kids Benefit From Martial Arts

Why Kids Benefit From Martial Arts

Several benefits are in store for children who become involved in martial arts. Youngsters who participate in a quality martial arts program can learn valuable skills and experiences that can last a lifetime.

Many parents might feel martial arts teach kids violence. The experts who teach karate and other forms of martial arts claim this is far from the truth.

Industry Trends for Martial Arts in 2020

Industry Trends for Martial Arts in 2020

This year, it is essential to remember that the trend is your friend. It is crucial to follow the most current and updated directions in any industry. This is especially the case with regards to the martial arts industry. Martial arts owners should be aware of the...

How To Learn Self-Defense At Home During COVID-19

How To Learn Self-Defense At Home During COVID-19

During this unprecedented time of COVID-19, there may be no better time for someone to enhance their personal development via new skills or a renewed mindset. A great skill to learn during this time is how to defend yourself. Learning self-defense is great for...

Movie Spotlight: Once Upon A Time in China

Movie Spotlight: Once Upon A Time in China

Once Upon A Time in China is a 1991 pivotal Hong Kong martial arts film. It was directed and written by Tsui Hark and stars famous actor Jet Li as a martial arts master and hero of legend, Wong Fei-hung. The film is set during the Qing Dynasty in Foshan, China, in the...

Martial Arts Movie Spotlight: Karate Kid

Martial Arts Movie Spotlight: Karate Kid

The 2010 Karate Kid remake is quite possibly one of the most globally known karate movies. Directed by Harald Zwart, Karate Kid tells the story of a young boy relocated to china because of his mother's job. Through a variety of challenges and difficulties, he is...

Martial Arts and Concentration

Martial Arts and Concentration

Focus is a critical part of our everyday lives. We use focus as a tool and a necessity from the moment we wake up to the moment we go to sleep. From our personal lives, to our jobs, we do our best listening, acting, and managing when we can properly focus....

7 Oldest Forms of Martial Arts

7 Oldest Forms of Martial Arts

To many people in America, the proliferation of martial arts might seem like a relatively recent phenomenon. Fueled by Hollywood and a romanticized interest in Eastern traditions, karate, and other martial arts have become mainstays in American culture. But while...

Self Defense Moves Every Woman Needs To Know

Self Defense Moves Every Woman Needs To Know

To feel proactive and feel safer in threatening situations, you may consider self-defense classes. If an in-person class isn't currently feasible, there are some powerful self-defense moves they can learn independently to start. Self Defense Moves That Will Keep You...

How to Train for Self-Defense Shooting

How to Train for Self-Defense Shooting

Training to be prepared for self-defense shooting is probably the most critical thing a person can do to defend themselves. Not just training, but repetitive, consistent practice that makes shooting second nature, can make all the difference in a self-defense...

Self-Defense and Self-Confidence

Self-Defense and Self-Confidence

People often wonder what the key to success is, hoping to find secrets and shortcuts. What they’re missing, and is right before their eyes, is the confidence that they will succeed. Building this platform for yourself can transform the faith you have in yourself and increases your likelihood of overcoming challenges. Martial arts has helped many people build confidence and trust in themselves by providing defense mechanisms, better self esteem, and improvements in both physical and mental health. Learning how to defend yourself in any situation will improve your ability to function in everyday life and will improve your confidence levels.