Tuesday, April 8, 2014

Fun Facts About Martial Arts

Fun Facts About Martial Arts And How You Can Benefit From Martial Arts
Written by: Master McCorry

When you hear the term martial arts, what comes into your mind? Throwing
punches, kicks, and generally violence and more violence. If so, you are very wrong. Martial arts is not all about fighting and violence, it's a fun sport like any other. It is a sport that anybody can join and have a lot of fun. It is one of the most exciting sports you can indulge in and benefit immensely. Today, martial arts is practiced for various reasons. For example, self defense, physical health and fitness, competition, physical mental, as well as spiritual development. 

Although the term martial arts is generally associated with the fighting
arts of Eastern Asia, martial arts was originally used in reference to the combat systems of Europe as early as the 1550s. The term martial arts is coined from Latin, which means "Arts of Mars’ and according to the Romans Mars, it's the "God of War". Over the years martial arts has developed from being a fighting art to being much of an entertaining sport.
There are several martial art disciplines that are competitive and fun to all participants such as; · Karate · Tai-Chi · Northern praying mantis · Kung Fu · Mixed martial arts · Kickboxing · Ju-jitsu · Judo · Taekwondo · Sambo · Muay Thai · Capoeira · Hopkido Depending on your level of fitness, all these martial art disciplines are very enjoyable and exciting to practice. In order to understand how beneficial martial arts is to both adults and children, let’s have a look at a few of the most famous martial art experts in the world, both female and adults;

· Bruce Lee
· Jackie Chan · Chuck Norris · Jet Lee · Ronda Rousey · Jean Claude Van Dame · Cynthia Rothrock · Steven Seagal · Yip man Among other internationally acclaimed martial art experts and professionals, kids have also made a huge impact in martial arts as they embrace the sport and make it more fun. The following are some of the most popular benefits of martial arts to both kids and adults;
Self defense This is one of the most popular benefits of martial arts to both kids and adults. Martial arts allows you to defend and protect yourself in times of emergencies and danger. Through its techniques, you can defend yourself from people and animals that may attack you. Today, bullying, mugging, rape and violent attacks are the order of the day. But, if you are equipped with the proper martial art techniques, you can simply defend yourself and the lives of others in such situations. Physical fitness and healthy living Martial arts is a form of exercise capable of keeping anyone fit and healthy. With the different training programs and physical activities involved in martial arts, you or your children will develop strong muscles, healthy bones, better coordination, improved metabolism and better thinking.... and live a healthier, happier life. It is important to point out that the earlier your child begins practicing martial arts, the healthier and happy he or she will become.

Personal safety Martial arts covers a lot of things and aspects in life. By learning martial arts you will be able to take good care of yourself as far as safety is concerned. You will know what to do in case of dangers such as a fire breakouts, home safety, robbery and many other incidences that require fast action and response. You simply become more aware of your surroundings and when needed, know how to think and respond faster. In summary, martial arts is generally a very fun sport that anyone can join and benefit immensely. However, for you to fully enjoy the many benefits of this sport, it is important to seek the help of a professional martial arts trainer or, simply visit the Bruce McCorry’s Martial Arts Academy (Peabody Ma). They offer a free, introductory class with no obligations. Come see for yourself. See how much fun martial arts can bring into your life by calling today, 
(978) 535-7878 or visiting www.brucemccorrys.com

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