Benefits of Learning Karate for Kids

July 23, 2012 at 4:12 pm | KIDS Safety, Martial Arts, martial arts instruction, martial arts program, martial arts technique, self defense for kids | No comment

Signing your child up for martial arts is one of the best ways to teach him discipline, respect and the meaning of commitment. Learning martial arts is really exciting for kids, and it helps them develop skills that extend far beyond their karate class. In today’s increasingly digital world, many kids prefer to play videogames or surf the Internet to exercising and participating in extracurricular activities. Martial arts fitness is a great solution to getting your child excited about getting out of the house and staying active. Most kids love the idea of learning martial arts, but many parents are not so […]

All about Taekwondo

July 16, 2012 at 12:06 pm | Martial Arts, martial arts instruction, martial arts program, martial arts technique, self-defense, songahm taekwondo, Taekwondo | No comment

Where did Taekwondo originated? Taekwondo is a traditional Korean martial arts, it involves a lot of fast foot works and powerful kicks. Hands and arms are used for punching and blocking. Taekwondo experts are hardly trained. It took them a lot of time, discipline, effort and a lot of practice before they get to master this Korean martial art. What does Taekwondo mean? Tae – to jump, kick or strike using one’s foot Kwon – to punch or to strike using one’s fist Do – the art, the method and the way. What are the different degrees in Taekwondo? White […]

Reasons to Learning Martial Arts

July 9, 2012 at 12:15 pm | Martial Arts, martial arts instruction, martial arts program, martial arts technique, self-defense, Taekwondo | No comment

Anyone can learn martial arts regardless of age and gender. There are many kinds of martial art classes that you can enroll to, such as; karate, kung fu, kickboxing and MMA. Martial art doesn’t promote violence although it involves fighting. Learning martial arts develops your self-defense skills, self discipline and boosts self confidence. HEALTH BENEFITS Martial arts has also a lot of health benefits because it’s not just a simple exercise, it involves serious workout. Martial art training has corresponding side by side cardio workouts and meticulous aerobic movements. Compared to your regular gym exercise, martial arts is the best […]

Secret Martial Arts Breathing Technique Creates Massive Chi Power

July 4, 2012 at 2:10 pm | Martial Arts, martial arts instruction, martial arts program, martial arts technique, Taekwondo | 1 comment

What is Chi Power? Chi Power is the circulating life energy that in Chinese philosophy is thought to be inherent in all things; in traditional Chinese medicine the balance of negative and positive forms in the body is believed to be essential for good health. In any martial arts; karate, boxing, kung fu or taekwondo, breathing techniques are an important part of the lessons. Learning the proper control of breathing during a competition will give you a greater chance of winning. When your breathing is not controlled during a fight, the lack of oxygen can slow down your body movement, […]

3 Reasons To Start Learning Martial Arts

June 25, 2012 at 11:19 am | Martial Arts | No comment

With the explosion of spectator martial arts contests, many people are starting to wonder whether or not they too can jump in on the fray of people learning the crafts of self defense. The short answer is, yes, it’s important to get exercise and avoid becoming obese, as there are many health problems that can come from lack of exercise. The most common reason why a person doesn’t get moving is because traditional forms of exercise are boring and routine. That’s why it’s important to look into something fun, exciting, and worthwhile. Consider the following 3 reasons why you should […]

Know when to run!

June 18, 2012 at 4:08 pm | Martial Arts, martial arts instruction | No comment

Know when to run? I can hear you now, “that’s not a very martial art thing to say is it?” – wrong, this is the most important advice any instructor can and should give. Martial arts of course are important in teaching self-defense strategies; however, one thing they are not so good at is teaching when to run. There are many factors which play out when a situation or confrontation takes place and one of the skills of a martial artist is recognizing when to run. In fact, most times, all you should be looking for is that 1 second […]

Martial Arts Injuries and Feeling No Pain

June 11, 2012 at 9:16 am | Martial Arts | No comment

Martial Arts injuries can really do a person in. A Mixed Martial Arts Injury, for instance, can run the gamut from torn muscles to nerve damage. And an art that specializes in tossing bodies around, we are talking judo injury, or something like that, can result in a damaged body. The question, however, is when is the injury real, and when is it imagined? This is a tough question, because some guy is in pain you don’t want to make the assumption that he is a hypochondriac. This article is going to address this nebulous field of when is an […]

Begin With The End In Mind

June 4, 2012 at 3:00 pm | Martial Arts | No comment

Sun Tzu wrote, “If you know yourself and know your opponent you will be victorious 100 battles out of 100 encounters.’ The civilian comes into a situation not understanding himself or his opponent, and is assured defeat. Know Thyself. The true warrior knows his skills, weaknesses, values and priorities. He knows in advance what is worth fighting for and will never try and figure that out in the heat of a conflict. This knowledge is not inherited but must be gained through experience and participation. Knowing why you behave based on your values and a thought is the basic step […]

KARATE THE PRACTICAL FIGHTING ART By Vince Palumbo

May 29, 2012 at 8:51 am | Uncategorized | No comment

The disciplined and dedicated practice of karate can allow a person to achieve amazing feats of human strength, conditioning and skill, and this is why all the old karate masters of Okinawa, Japan and Korea were absolutely incredible. Karate is a martial art developed by the Okinawan peasant farmers, they learned the basic martial art movements from the Chinese, and then the Okinawan’s combined what they had learned, and combined it with their own cultural fighting art called “Te”. (Okinawa Te!) The Okinawan’s did not call this art “Kudo Te” (Chinese hand), but they adhered to the new name of […]

Breaking Builds Confidence Written By Terry L. Wilson

May 16, 2012 at 9:48 am | Uncategorized | No comment

The ability to smash stacks of wood, piles of bricks and giant slabs of ice with a single appendage demonstrates the power that can be generated through martial arts training.  However, beyond the piles of rubble such a demonstration leaves in its wake is the invisible strength that allows a mere mortal to accomplish what seems to be an impossible task.  That “strength” is based on students having the “confidence” to slam their hands and feet into inanimate objects that would otherwise be targeted with an ax or sledgehammer. Of the many attributes associated with martial arts training none is […]

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