Five Tips to Avoid and Relieve Holiday Stress

Five Tips to Avoid and Relieve Holiday Stress

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Let’s face it. Sometimes, the hustle and bustle of the holidays can make Christmas feel anything but merry! When we’re rushing around to Deck the Halls, all the Jingle Bells can make our heads spin! Luckily, help is available. Today, we’re going to share five tips to avoid and relieve holiday stress. In addition to enjoying martial arts practice at MP USA, here are some ways to celebrate the season without feeling like you’ve been run over by a reindeer. Haul out the holly! 1. Ten Deep Breaths TLC’s best advice for keeping your sanity this holiday season is simply…

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Unlocking the Secrets to a Longer Healthier Life Through Meditation

Unlocking the Secrets to a Longer Healthier Life Through Meditation

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As we get older, most of us reflect deeply on how to prolong our lives, preserve our memories and age gracefully. This puts us in the company of historical figures such as Juan Ponce de Leon and Mark Twain. “How stunning are the changes which age makes in a man while he sleeps!” Twain wrote. He also said, “Life should begin with age and its privileges and accumulations, and end with youth and its capacity to splendidly enjoy such advantages.” While Ponce de Leon’s magical Fountain of Youth remains elusive, we’ve learned a lot about the lifelong benefits of nutrition,…

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How Children Benefit From Learning Together With Their Parents

How Children Benefit From Learning Together With Their Parents

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We talk a lot at MP USA about the benefits of doing martial arts as a family. Today, let’s take the conversation a step further to discuss specifically how children benefit from learning together with their parents. Think of it this way. A parent is a child’s first teacher, and a child’s first learning is play. Throughout our lives, we continue to learn through formal education, extracurricular activities and life experiences, and study after study reinforces the pivotal roles parents play in helping their children succeed. From early childhood development and academics to social learning and self-determination, we’re becoming more…

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Long-term Benefits of a Weekly Exercise Routine

Long-term Benefits of a Weekly Exercise Routine

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Oftentimes we think of a routine as being something ordinary, but did you know there are extraordinary long-term benefits of a weekly exercise routine? “Regular physical activity is one of the most important things you can do for your health,” the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention tells us on its website. “Only a few lifestyle choices have as large an impact on your health as physical activity.” At MP USA, we consider the practice of martial arts among the best physical activities you can add to your personal fitness routine. When we outline the six reasons adults should practice…

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Increasing Job Performance and Financial Well-being with Martial Arts

Increasing Job Performance and Financial Well-being with Martial Arts

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Here at MP USA, we talk a lot about how practicing martial arts can increase your brain health, improve your physical and emotional health and strengthen your family relationships. Did you also know about the employment and money-related benefits? Our discussion today involves increasing job performance and financial well-being with martial arts. Who better to bring to the table than the legendary Bruce Lee? Bruce Lee’s approach to managing money has been discussed in publications such as Business Insider and NerdWallet. Lee himself authored dozens of books — not only about martial arts but also about living a wise and…

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The Top Five Martial Arts in the World

The Top Five Martial Arts in the World

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Chuck Norris has black belts in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and Judo and is the founder of Chun Kuk Do. Jackie Chan has a black belt in Hapkido and has also studied Karate, Judo, Taekwondo and Jeet Kune Do. Although they originally came from different worlds, both men have achieved international fame as martial artists and actors. Along with their differences, they share many commonalities. As with people, martial arts come in all shapes and sizes. They have similarities and distinctions that can enrich our lives in many ways. Let’s take a look at the top five martial arts in the…

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Indonesian Martial Arts for Kids in Ogden Utah

Empowering Future Female Leaders Through Martial Arts in Ogden Utah

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When it comes to providing extracurricular opportunities for their children, today’s parents have more options than we can count. From dance classes, music lessons and gymnastics to science camps, scouting and organized sports, the list goes on! At MP USA, our favorite enrichment activity for kids is, of course, martial arts. As its popularity continues to increase, its benefits are becoming more well known, especially for young girls. If you want to raise a strong, confident daughter, we’d love to help. Our conversation today is about empowering future female leaders through martial arts in Ogden Utah. How Girls Benefit From…

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MP USA Family Martial Arts Classes

Benefits of Doing Martial Arts Together as a Family

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Our motto at MP USA is “Do it. Feel it. Love it.” As you follow our blog, you’ll quickly see how passionate we are about Merpati Putih (MP), Vibravision and the way martial arts practice can enrich our lives. With fall in the air, we look forward to the changing seasons and the New Year. Beginning in January 2019, our family martial arts program will give parents and children the opportunity to practice martial arts together, and we can hardly wait. There are so many benefits of doing martial arts together as a family. When you work out with your…

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Benefits of Women's Self-Defense Classes in Ogden Utah

Benefits of Women’s Self-Defense Classes in Ogden Utah

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When the #MeToo movement went viral in October 2017, the fire of a national conversation was reignited to “help survivors of sexual assault…find pathways to healing.” This dialogue has given a new voice to a sobering statistic that tragically isn’t new in our society. According to RAINN (Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network), “1 out of every 6 American women has been the victim of an attempted or completed rape in her lifetime.” Other statistics point to as many as one in three women being victimized. At MP USA, we are committed to lowering the odds of ANY woman in…

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Increasing Brain Health with MP USA in Ogden Utah

Increasing Brain Health with MP USA in Ogden Utah

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It comes as no surprise that participating in martial arts boosts physical health, but did you know that it’s also good for your mind? Increasing brain health with MP USA in Ogden Utah is a goal being achieved in every class we hold, both in our youth and adult programs. What makes our programs most exciting is that the growth our students experience is progressive. Also, as we train together to achieve individual strength, awareness, leadership and focus, we develop skills that can enhance every aspect of our lives. What the Research Says In February 2018, Ashleigh Johnstone, a PhD…

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