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Here's How Martial Arts Connects your Mind, Body, & Spirit

Ask any martial arts practitioner, and they will tell you that martial arts training is a fitness experience unlike any other that they have ever encountered. It's much more than great way to get in shape. Martial arts encompasses the conditioning of the mind, body, and spirit as a whole unit, resulting in a meditative approach to fitness.


As people search for the most effective wholistic workout available, martial arts is emerging as an incredibly effective option. It's a flexible fitness option, given that it caters to practitioners of all walks of life, any age, any fitness level and any interest can be met with a form of martial arts training.


Furthermore, it has proven to not only be a great physical workout, but also an effective way to engage both the mental and spiritual aspect of wellness. Students gain confidence, goal orientation, and also find a wonderful community of like-minded individuals.


Martial arts training has a unique system in which it joins the quadrants of every human being. Let’s dive into what makes this type of training so profound... .


The Development of Martial Arts

People often view martial arts as a combat sport. Typically, resulting in the misconception that martial arts promotes violence and brutality. Though this art form was introduced for self-defense, the sport is more about developing a skillset which allows one to defend themselves and others.


It is a philosophy that stresses that people should live in peace and harmony. The spiritual benefits of martial arts are often overlooked because of the combative and self-defense skills its brings. The real value of martial arts is helping individuals harness their natural strength.


Martial arts has a lot to do with the mental state of a human being in order to reap the full potential. A calm and more focused martial artist is usually more effective than one that is distracted. This sort of mental development also has benefits outside the gym and off the mats.


By calming the mind and increasing focus, we are able to accomplish our tasks quicker and more efficiently. Be it in the household, in school, or at the office, we all greatly benefit from improved focus. A person who truly studies the Martial arts has a deeper meaning and philosophy of peaceful inner strength & wisdom.


Martial Arts & Meditation

Meditation is a vehicle for one’s soul and spirit to connect the body & mind. via self-discovery. Many people struggle with finding inner peace and intrinsic happiness. Perhaps we do not fully understand our physical and mental capacity.


What if your true potential is far greater than you've come to believe?


Potential is often under utilized due to the spiritual disconnect between mind and body. Martial arts training serves as the bridge, offering clearer communication between the mind and the body.


Martial art practitioners often describe their training sessions as a form of meditation. Training often consists of deep focus on mind and body alignment through breathing techniques, elemental balance of motion, and spacial awareness. Through martial arts, students have an opportunity to dive deep into their own spirits and discover their deepest thoughts.


It allows us to take a step outside of our daily stressors and forget the world outside. On the mats we are in the present moment. This beautiful celebration of the now brings us to view ourselves from a near third-person perspective through a meditative form of self-reflection.



Join us for a FREE trial class & experience a "free your mind" kind of fit!

  1. Head to our website: https://www.portermartialarts.com/contact

  2. Fill out the contact form & select a program that suits you well!

  3. Submit the info & we will schedule your first complimentary class!




Cheers!


Ashly Matyas





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