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Benefits of Martial Arts for Women

The Martial arts are frequently thought upon as a very masculine practice. While gender shouldn’t be an issue, we do find that many women either disregard martial arts as a guy’s endeavor or are intimidated by the perception of a boys...

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Martial arts offers brain-boosting benefits for all ages

We are all aware that exercise generally has many benefits, such as improving physical fitness and strength. But what do we know about the effects of specific types of exercise? Researchers have already shown that jogging can increase...

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The Latest Science on Flexibility in Martial Arts

Flexibility is a vital part of martial arts training. High levels of flexibility allow taekwondo artists to kick high and jiu-jitsu artists to be highly mobile and efficient, while reducing the risk of injuries for all students. Thoug...

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10 Health Benefits of Martial Arts

Martial arts provides a number of excellent health benefits, in addition to instilling discipline and confidence within students. Through improving one’s skills during practice, a student of martial arts will also be able to build a h...

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The Physical and Psychological Benefits of T’ai Chi Ch’uan

Many of us hold a perception of T' Chi Ch'uan as a slow and gentle series of movements done by old folks in the park. Nothing could be further from the truth. The practice of T'ai Chi requires tremendous strength, endurance and flexib...

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Fighting Childhood Obesity with Martial Arts

Childhood obesity has become a rapidly growing issue. With obesity being linked to numerous health issues, it’s apparent that obesity at such a young age can be very problematic. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Preven...

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