Practicing martial arts is highly beneficial for your mental and physical health, and both kids and adults can find styles that suit their abilities. However, it can be tough to improve your skills at home when you can’t attend your regular class, and if you don’t have the appropriate space.
With many kids across the country still self-isolating for the time being due to the COVID-19 pandemic, there’s never been a better time to set up an in-home martial arts studio! And while in-person instruction is the best way to train, finding a way to supplement your training is a great way to keep your skills in check. The following resources courtesy of Fightbook MMA can help you learn more about different martial arts styles, choose the ideal space for your studio, and get equipped with high-quality gear and equipment.
Find Your Martial Arts Style
The term “martial arts” refers to a variety of athletic pursuits, and different people will enjoy practicing different styles.
Setting Up Your Space
You don’t have to be an architect to design and maintain a functional in-home martial arts studio. These guides will help you get started by selecting the right space.
Getting the Right Gear
Having the right attire and equipment plays a huge role in a martial artist’s success. From the moment you suit up, you’ll signal to your brain that it’s time to train. Feeling overwhelmed as you browse all the martial arts gear on the market? These resources will inspire confidence in your purchases.
Keeping Kids Motivated
Even when kids love a hobby, it can be tricky to keep them motivated to stick to it. Having an easy curriculum for them to follow and a reward system for sticking to their schedule helps ensure they’ll stay on track.
It may seem like setting up a martial arts studio in your home is too time consuming or expensive, but with a little elbow grease and careful budgeting, it’s within your reach. With the guidance from these resources, you and your kids will be practicing in your studio in no time, and you’ll be prepared to hit the mat when your studio reopens!
Roberto Villa is the CEO, Executive Writer, Senior Editor of FightBook MMA. Has a passion for Combat Sports and also a podcast host for Sitting Ringside. He’s also a former MMA fighter and Kickboxer.
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