Tag: karate

Quality Recovery and Martial Arts Training

When you think about your martial arts training, the things that come to mind might be your personal goals, the classes you’ll attend, and the skills you’re currently focused on. These are all an essential part of any martial arts student’s training, but there is a frequently overlooked element that is equally important.

Recovery is a crucial part of your martial arts practice. Quality recovery helps you to prevent injuries and gives your body a chance to rebuild after a class or training session.

Here are four ways to work quality recovery into your martial arts training: Continue reading “Quality Recovery and Martial Arts Training”

How Karate Trains More Than Just Your Body

When most people think of karate, they think of the physical aspects. Kicks hold, and punches combine to create a movie-style fight scene. Karate is much more than that, however. Karate trains the mind just as much, or more, as it does the body. When you step on the mat for your first karate class, get ready to transform your body, your mind, and your soul.

Continue reading “How Karate Trains More Than Just Your Body”

The Three Pillars Of Mental Training & Conditioning

If your mind is the captain, your body is the airplane. Educating the pilot and training them to fly during emergencies and make the correct decisions under stress is the most important job that any airline or Air Force flight school can do. As with driving, most airplane crashes and accidents that occur are due to human (pilot) error rather than mechanical failure.

It’s easy to be happy when you are healthy and successful. But how do you respond in times of trouble? How do you deal with disappointment, failure, and defeats? Continue reading “The Three Pillars Of Mental Training & Conditioning”