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A man stretching before practicing martial arts.

Secrets to Stretching: Why, When and How

  You’ve just finished a long, grueling workout, and you’re ready to head home. The last thing you want to…

Young man meditating to improve his Martial Arts abilities.

The Ultimate Key to Widening Your Martial Arts Abilities: Meditation

Meditation has a wide array of proven positive effects: from reducing stress to improving one’s physical and mental health. Throughout…

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Do’s and Don’ts for Treating Anxiety

It is estimated that 1 in 6 adults and 1 in 4 kids suffer from mental illness. Depression, bipolar disorder,…

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Become a Better Athlete in 5 Simple Steps

  Being a well-rounded athlete is not just about what you do in the gym or studio, but goes far…

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Why Staying Hydrated is Important for Martial Arts Competition

  A rapidly growing number of individuals are participating in martial arts competitions.  This is especially evident in the art…

Martial arts has mental health benefits as well as physical ones.

Martial arts: A moving meditation

Many martial arts students experience mental and emotional well-being results.

A martial artist concentrates while training outdoors.

Tips for practicing martial arts outdoors

Here are a few tips that will help ensure your outdoor practice is as safe as it is satisfying.

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Kids kick their way to better health in martial arts therapy

The Dayton Children’s Hospital in Ohio brought martial arts and physical therapy together to create a unique training program designed specifically for kids.

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Using martial arts to lower high blood pressure

If you have high blood pressure, you can still take control of your health – and it all starts with making positive changes.

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Benefits of practicing martial arts for exercise

Here are four reasons to practice martial arts.

Martial arts can be very good tools in therapy.

Martial arts can benefit those with cerebral palsy

Those with cerebral palsy can benefit by training in martial arts.

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Use martial arts to work off those Turkey Day calories

Use martial arts to help shed some of the calories you pack on over Thanksgiving.