Martial Arts Supplies

I recently signed up for a jujitsu class to help me get in shape. I’m not the kind of person who can go to the gym and mindlessly work out on a treadmill or Stairmaster for an hour, so I figured jujitsu would be a fun way to stay active. The first session is just a couple of weeks away, which doesn’t give me much time to find the martial arts supplies I need. The 12-week beginner class that I’m in will just cover basic fighting techniques, so for right now, I think I’ll be able to get by with only a uniform and maybe some gloves. I’ll also need some headgear and a mouthpiece as well, because I don’t …

Martial arts classes are becoming increasingly popular in all age groups due to the dangers of the world today. It’s good to know you can protect yourself from an attacker.

Karate is practiced as a method of self-control, discipline, and self defense. When a new student enters the school, called a dojo, the student is given a white outfit called a Gui pronounced g-ee) and an Obie, a White belt. The color of the belt denotes the student’s level of expertise, with white meaning beginner. The new student sets out to pursue the long journey to black belt status. Kids from ages 4 to 100 are welcome in the dojo. Although much of the karate equipment is provided by the dojo, there are some items you’ll need to purchase. Let’s first take a look at the karate equipment and clothing items you need to buy. The Gui is usually purchased …

The Real Secret To Developing An Effective Personal Training Plan For Karate

If you are a member of any serious martial arts school with a reputable instructor then you will have no doubt heard in class the words Be sure to practice at home. Martial arts training goes beyond the dojo. Often, this advbioce is given without any suggestions or tips on how to actually do this. How do you practice at home? How do you develop an effective training plan? How often should you practice? If you have been practicing martial arts for one year or more then you have probably made it to the intermediate ranks of your style. You are probably going to class twice a week and ideally you are also practicing at home. Here are some tips …

Martial Arts: Physical Techniques And Mental Discipline, Part 2

Many types of Martial Arts have a colored belt system. Judo was the first type of Martial Arts to adopt this practice. The color of the belt indicates the level of skill the student has. Students have to pass skill tests to move on to learning techniques and moves of the next color. Beginners start with a white belt. In the old days, the white belt was dyed the new color as a rite of passage and honor in Martial Arts. Today the belt is simply replaced with the new color of the skill level. After white, the colors are yellow, orange, green, blue, brown, and black. While the goal of each student in Martial Arts is self improvement, the …