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The Benefits Of Martial Arts For Youths

Posted: July 21, 2021

The benefits of martial arts for youths is unquestionable. With good guidance and training, the benefits of martial arts for youths extends further than you would imagine.


Let’s get it straight, exercise for youths is great. Martial arts doesn’t just improve the mental and physical health of adults, it also provides distinct advantages for their development.

What Are The Easiest Forms Of Martial Arts To Learn?

Posted: July 15, 2021

So, you want to start learning martial art? But you don’t know where to start.


Reaping the rewards of studying martial art requires a significant amount of time, energy and discipline.

What Are The Health Benefits Of Mixed Martial Arts?

Posted: June 17, 2021

If you’ve never tried mixed martial arts, you must be wondering how can it benefit you? Mixed martial arts is the most effective form of self-defence, but what people don’t realise are the health benefits of mixed martial arts. 

Mixed martial arts, or MMA, training has exploded onto the scene, most noticeably from the 20th Century.

The combination of striking and grappling has gained many new followers due to the promotion of the UFC (Ultimate Fighting Championship), and more and more people are signing up to their local gyms.

How Do I Become An Instructor Of Mixed Martial Arts?

Posted: June 03, 2021

Would you like to become a coach or qualified instructor of mixed martial arts, with your gym? Or have you been thinking about a career in mixed martial arts? Well, this very blog is going to explain the process of becoming a certified Instructor.

As a mixed martial arts instructor, you have two options; either be self-employed and own your gym or work inside a gym. Being an instructor could be your main source of income or your secondary one, alongside another job.

Most martial artists have the best intentions when setting up their gyms, or teaching at an already established centre.

Top 5 Ways To Help Your Mental Health

Posted: May 27, 2021

Mental health includes our emotional, psychological and social wellbeing. It can affect how we feel, think and cope with everyday life. In this blog, we’ve outlined the top 5 ways to help your mental health.

There are lots of things we can do every day to support our well-being.

It’s important to point out that we are all human. We all have mental health, just as we have physical, and it's crucial we take time to look after it.

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