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3 Ways to Build Resilience through Martial Arts Training

Martial arts leads to both physical and mental skill improvements. As your train and learn physical self-defense skills, one of the many mental skills you develop is resilience. Resilience is a measure of your emotional strength and endurance. It’s your ability to cope with any setback or obstacle.

You might assume that resilience is something that you either have or don’t have. But just like any martial arts skill or technique, resilience is another trainable skill. Martial art is a great environment to increase your resilience. As you train and learn self-defense, you’ll encounter a variety of challenges and obstacles. But with practice, you figure out how to adapt and deal with these and other obstacles.

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Instant classic: Remy Bonjasky – Semmy Schilt 2003 (video)

The 2003 K-1 WGP in Fukuoka, Japan, gathers around some of the best kickboxers under one ceiling.

The tournament consists of 7 K-1 rules super fights and the event serves as a general repetition for the fighters before the big tournament that takes place t the end of the year in Tokyo. Continue reading “Instant classic: Remy Bonjasky – Semmy Schilt 2003 (video)”

How to Prepare for Martial Arts Training

Choose. It all depends on what you want. Do you want to learn at a calm, slow pace until you get the moves right? Or do you want to advance fast, training as though you are in a combat situation and quickly learning how to correct mistakes? The choice depends on you.

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