Martial arts is an established system that can better the entirety of your being. Whether you need mental benefits like furthering your discipline muscle, physical benefits like getting in shape, or maybe you’re just looking to make some new friends; martial arts is for you.
Check out these 3 major benefits:
The most common New Year’s resolution you will hear is to get in better shape.
The physical benefits from martial arts are obvious.
Martial arts will get you in shape in a way you find fun. Your body gets more comfortable
with itself, so you have better control over your physical abilities as well.
Needless to say, arming yourself with the self defense tactics from martial arts makes
you better equipped to deal with some of the more dangerous physical obstacles in life.
Really, martial arts is more than just physical improvement.
Looking for more discipline, focus, and awareness?
There are several martial arts benefits, but the greatest is the mental toughness.
Martial arts helps connect your mind with your brain. It helps your mind gain the
necessary control it needs to do this. It helps you find comfort in stressful situations.
Maybe you want to be more adventurous, less scared of the world, or more adjusted to
your own body?
It’s more than just kicking and punching. The spiritual benefits are plenty. There has
always been a strong connection between the zen world and martial arts. This mental
improvement can help you deal with your anxiety, your depression, and any other
negative mental stressor that is plaguing your day to day.
The social benefits of martial arts are often overlooked.
Maybe you’ve gotten in with the wrong crowd, and have decided that you need to add
fresh faces to your life. Maybe you just need some new friends.
The martial arts community is one of the friendliest, most supportive, and inspiring
groups of people you will ever find. It’s a great place to make lifelong friends and
You will find that the martial arts world is fascinating on it’s own, and that you could
spend a whole lifetime indulging in some of its pleasantries.
You will get addicted to the lifestyle and your new friends will be able to empathize.
Why just pick one New Year’s resolution this year when you can be apart of something
that covers so much more than just one improvement?
This new year, you could be smarter, healthier, calmer, and happier.
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Sensei Chris Feldt is the owner and chief instructor of Samurai Karate Studio, a leadership academy located in Northeast Columbia, South Carolina. His school teaches karate to children and adults ages 4 and up. SKS specializes in self-defense, anti-bullying, stranger danger and character and leadership development.
Mr. Feldt was an adjunct professor at the University of South Carolina for college credit in karate and self-defense. Samurai Karate Studio has been recognized as a leader in martial arts instruction by being honored with the Best of Columbia Award for 5 consecutive years in a row.
Sensei Feldt has been a guest speaker in the Richland 2 School District covering school talks on stranger danger, anti-bullying strategies, kindness, and making good choices. He is available for both private and corporate self-defense seminars.
Samurai Karate Studio is also a proud member of MAAB, Martial Artists Against Bullying, a nationwide program made up of martial arts schools throughout the country that are committed to helping children who are victims of bullying. If you or someone you know is being bullied, we are here to help. But, you have to take the first step and either call us at 803-462-9425 or email us at: [email protected]
Bullying is one of the most serious issues we face today and with the right coaching, students can learn how to defeat the bully using non-violent strategies.