In recognition of sexual assault awareness month, we wanted to address the damaging impact of "victim blaming" and the misconceptions regarding women's self-...
How to Overcome Martial Athletic Injuries (Part 1) » Black Belt Magazine
Get proactive in your recovery from martial arts injuries! Learn how phrase such as "restricted activity," "surgery" and "therapy" don't necessarily mean your martial arts journey is drawing to a close.
Martial Arts at Midlife: How it Changed My Life
by guest blogger Natasha Spearman-Isip Midlife martial arts? I can wholeheartedly recommend it! When I decided to try karate, I was 43 years old. That was 15 years ago and has led to a second-degree black belt, my own fitness business and years of taiji (tai chi) practice If it hadn't been for one of my twins, who, at the age of 10, wanted "to do karate," I probably would not have given it a thought. Not knowing anything concrete about the martial arts, we decided on a family membership to the local Y and enrolled him in the karate course. Although the philosophy taught in class resonated with me, it wasn't until I saw kata, the series of dance-like movements, that I was hooked. I wanted to learn! Little did I realize…
Surgeon jumps from bridge after divorce from TV personality wife
A top local surgeon and the ex-husband of ABC News’ chief women’s health correspondent killed himself by leaping off the George Washington Bridge, it was reported Sunday. Dr. Robert Ash…
15 Weight-Loss Tips from Real People Who Lost Over 50 Pounds
You don’t have to take our word for it—but take theirs!
What is Combatives?
A Brief Study of the evolution of Combatives, Hand to Hand Combat, Self Defense and Mixed Martial Arts.The root word COMBAT - "to fight in
Youth Martial Arts
Each and every class contains a perfect balance of intense physical fitness and life-saving skills, as well as a character development and leadership program that is designed to transfer everything we do in our classes out into daily life.
How to eat if you want a beach body
With the sun starting to make an appearance, you’re probably starting to think about how you’ll look in that swimsuit. However, even if you’re clocking up bugmiles like they are going out fashion, if your diet is letting you down you won’t reach peak summer shape. Eat your way to your perfect beach body with these top tips Eat protein at breakfast Those who eat breakfast are leaner than those that don’t. Fact. However, recent research also suggests that including protein boosts this effect. Try eggs, yogurt or lean meat to help fend off hunger until lunch. Cut calories - but not too much If you are looking to trim down, you do need to eat fewer calories than you are burning…but, less is definitely not more. Eating too few calories can sabotage…
How to Prepare to Defend Yourself Against Real Violence When You’ve Never Experienced It –
If you're a practicing martial artist, chances are you already know the key to prepping your body and brain for self-defense on the street.
Another Top 10 Martial Arts Movies
These films have style, substance and plenty of action and intensity. Join www.WatchMojo.com as we count down another Top 10 Martial Arts Movies. Clic...
7 Reasons Why Your Child Should Practice Martial Arts
Whether your kid is too bossy, too shy, or perhaps a little hyper, the martial arts can help your child learn many important life lessons. (And those same lessons apply for all of us, not just kids.)