A proper training in the martial arts has many benefits . It can improve physical fitness, self-confidence, focus and discipline.
Although most of the benefits of martial arts training are internal and mental rather than external and physical, the most apparent benefit is the improvement of the practitioner’s physical fitness. Martial Arts training is a great way to improve the fitness, working every muscle in the body. Punching is great for your arms ,backs and shoulders; kicking is great for toning and strengthening the backs and fronts of your legs, and your bum too. Martial arts training can be practiced by the young and old . That is, there is no need for a special training place, equipment, or an opponent, and flexibility in training is provided.
Martial arts derived its meaning from the Greek word “mars”. In Greek mythology, Mars is the god of war. This was termed during the European 15th century. The Chinese fathom it as the art of war. It is said to be known not only as an art in acquiring skills, but also as a science in a sense that an individual who is practicing it, a martial artist, can gain knowledge through constant observation, concentration, study, and practice.
Martial arts rooted its history from different places. Distinctive training techniques widely distributed around the world have their own styles, stories, and principles. Each martial arts technique may be based on the culture and lifestyle of its provenance. Furthermore, it is also linked with the different religious beliefs such as Buddhism, Confucianism, Hinduism and alike.
Around 2000 B.C., it is said that both similar and different fighting methods are existing throughout the world. This kind of uncovered point creates a little agreement regarding the history and origin of martial arts. Most of the known fighting styles originate from Europe, Africa, America, and Asia.
Some of the most famous and world known fighting techniques come from Asia. The styles are generally acknowledged as coming from Tibet and India then passing on to China. Monks started to train to defend themselves from bandits. Japan is said to be the last country to acquire the knowledge of martial arts, but they are the ones who flourish well in it. During the world war II, martial arts training in japan was incorporated in their military programs. Martial arts conditioning also flourished in the western and southern part of the globe. Stick fighting emerged from Africa. In America, the using of bows, knives and spears took place. Different training weapons are also used for sword fighting, fencing, and jousting which developed from Europe. Boxing, wrestling, and pankration, which do not often use anything except strength, was also uncovered in the European civilization. During the development of firearms, the foundation of their martial arts slowly declined.
How to Maintain Your Martial Arts Training at the Highest Level
How do you train at the highest level? Is this a question that you have asked yourself? I have had the same issue; one of the things we have found is that in order to train well, you as a Martial Artist must be willing to make sacrifices. You must also be willing to invest in the tools that will enable you to train at the desired level. We have trained hundreds of Martial Artist, one thing they all have in common is the first investment they decide to make as Martial Artists. The first thing they decide to invest is their time. It takes at least 10 hours a week to train at a high level. You as a Martial Artist have to be willing to invest the time it would take in to train hard.
Womens Martial Arts – Your Perfect Strategy Against Big Attackers
If you are a woman and want to improve your martial arts, then I have a great tip for you. In fact, I wouldn’t be surprised if this doesn’t catch on and help improve all women’s martial arts. It really is a great strategy against big attackers.
Instead of discussing your strategy for fighting, let’s talk about your strategy for … learning. We can deal with specific tactics in another article, sometime soon.
For now, let’s improve your women’s martial arts learning strategy. Specifically, whom you model.
Biggest Error for Women in a Mixed Martial Arts Class
By mixed, I mean co-ed — males and females in the class — not a class of the style of Mixed Martial Arts (MMA).
Are you in such a class?
If so, do you do your best to imitate what everyone else, especially your seniors, are doing?
It’s customary to watch those more advanced and to try to copy their movements, tactics, and strategies.