Coordination varies from person to person and includes the ability to judge distance and spatial awareness. And while it’s true that some people are more coordinated than others, coordination is a physical skill. You can actually improve your coordination with time and practice, and martial arts is a great way to become more coordinated. Martial [...]
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In the past, we’ve talked about the importance of recovery. Prioritizing quality recovery is a good way to prevent burnout or boredom, as well as avoid injury. Even though it’s not always easy to take a day off, rest days are integral to a consistent training routine. If you struggle with taking a rest day, [...]
Martial arts classes are just one of many places where there is a focus on developing valuable character traits, such as leadership, in kids. Here are a few of the skills kids through martial arts that foster leadership: 1. Focus In a martial arts class, kids practice paying attention while ignoring distractions. Each child must [...]
Goal-setting is an effective way to drive results and experience success. So, here are a few reasons to consider setting personal performance goals not only in your martial arts practice but also beyond it: 1. Turn Vague Dreams into Concrete Goals. We all have things that we dream of doing "someday." Perhaps some of these [...]
Mindfulness is all about being aware of what you’re doing in the present moment. So, what does a mindful workout look like? A mindful workout directs your focus inward so that you let go of distractions and pay attention to your breath and body movements. By directing all your attention to your workout, then it [...]
Personal growth is an ongoing and lifelong pursuit. There are many ways to invest in personal growth, including physical activities like martial arts. Martial arts training benefits both your body and mind and considerably contributes to personal development. Here are some of the ways that your training leads to your personal growth: 1. Physical Improvement [...]
For a young athlete to stick with a sport or activity, like martial arts, they need motivation. If the eagerness to get better is there, kids will likely continue with martial arts for a long time. But how do you help a young athlete stay motivated? Here are five ways to motivate a young athlete: [...]
Yoga has a lot to offer and is a great supplement to your weekly workouts. And it’s something that you can easily do from anywhere. Here are a few reasons to consider adding yoga to your martial arts routine: 1. Stronger mind-body connection. When it comes to working out, it’s easy to pay attention to [...]
Over the past several months, we’ve been through a lot. Right now, it’s important to find ways to take care of ourselves and each other. To do this, it’s essential to keep doing things that keep us healthy, positive, and connected. Keeping up your martial arts training is a great way to manage stress and [...]
When you're committed to a consistent, long-term martial arts practice, you must take care of your body and recover well in between training sessions. Part of taking good care of your body includes protecting your joints from unnecessary stress. Protecting your joints includes paying attention to your movements and ensuring that you're not adding any [...]