Tag: Martial Arts

Improve your flexibility and mobility

Have you ever wondered how to improve your flexibility and mobility? Even if you don’t consider yourself flexible, daily stretches can help you to kick higher. Muscle flexibility is the ability of a muscle to lengthen and allow joints to move through a range of motion. There is some debate about the effectiveness of stretching, […]

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. Decide on the […]

Antwerp Full-contact DIAMOND CUP 2016

The “Antwerp Fullcontact DIAMONDCUP 2016” will take place on Saturday, February 13th in the city of Antwerp, Belgium As the preparations of the Diamondcup are on-going and many volunteers are putting tremendous amounts of effort into the success of this edition, we’re proud to announce the full support of the City of Antwerp. Thanks to […]

5 Underrated Reasons You Should Pick Up a Martial Art

“Why study a martial art?” is a question that has many answers. The benefits of the training are widely touted and the popularity of mixed martial arts has brought new insight and perspective to the arts. In my years of participating and coaching in boxing and the martial arts, I’ve heard about every reason a […]

12 Things Professional Martial Arts Instructors Don’t Do

by Dave Kovar  We often talk about all the things that we should do to be the best Professional Martial Arts Instructor possible.  There are, however, at least twelve things that we want to avoid doing. Here they are: Don’t Argue. Logic and emotion are like oil and water; they don’t mix. Generally speaking, when […]