martial arts youth programs in Ogden Utah

Advantages of Martial Arts Youth Programs in Ogden Utah

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With the widespread use of the Internet, video games, and the constant allure of TV shows, our children are exposed to an endless stream of media that fill their minds with questionable values. As parents, educators, and members of the community, we have a responsibility to pry our youngsters away from these unwholesome influences and instill honesty, responsibility, helpfulness, compassion, and other important values. Martial arts youth programs in Ogden Utah help with this. Let’s take a look at a few of the other advantages of enrolling your son or daughter in martial arts classes. Battle Childhood Obesity with Physical…

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What to look for in a martial arts studio in Ogden Utah

Where to Find Indonesian Martial Arts in Ogden Utah

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Ogden is home to a countless variety of martial arts studios. You can pick from taekwondo, judo, jiu-jitsu, karate, Muay Thai, aikido, and many others. As a matter of fact, just about anywhere in the country, you can find places teaching these forms of martial arts. Yet, in the entire Western Hemisphere, there is only one place you can learn Merpati Putih: MP USA. Today, we will look at the history and features of Indonesian martial arts in Ogden Utah. What Is the History of Indonesian Martial Arts? In the Indonesian archipelago, martial arts are known as pencak silat. Pencak silat…

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Martial Arts Self Defense Classes in Ogden UT

Join Our Womens’ Empowerment Workshop in Ogden Utah!

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Men must stop assaulting women. If a man assaults a woman, the woman is in no way at fault. And, we believe the man should be punished to the fullest extent of the law. However, we also acknowledge that violence is a big part of our society, and the more you can do to protect yourself from attackers, the better off you will be. That said, we would never blame a victim for not know how to defend herself. But, at MP USA, we try to make the tools of self-defense as easily accessible as possible with our Womens’ Empowerment…

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Can Martial Arts Training Build My Confidence?

Can Martial Arts Training Build My Confidence?

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With so much negativity in the world and people trying to bring you down, building self-confidence is no easy task. Yet, confidence is a must if you want to leave your comfort zone and achieve great things in life. Martial arts helps with this by pushing you to your limit and helping you achieve goals that at one time may have seemed unattainable. Below, we look more closely at the question “can martial arts training build my confidence?” Where Confidence Counts There are several areas of your life that can benefit from the confidence you develop in martial arts. Some…

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What's the difference between Karate and Martial Arts

What Is the Difference Between Karate and Martial Arts?

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For people of a certain age or background, the terms “karate” and “martial arts” are synonymous. We like to call this “The Karate Kid effect” since karate rose to mainstream popularity through movie stars, like Bruce Lee, Chuck Norris, and, of course, the somewhat less skilled Ralph Macchio. However, karate is just one of several martial arts in the United States. Today, we will look at the difference between karate and martial arts and what is available in Northern Utah. Karate Is Just One of Several Forms of Martial Arts One of the most well-known forms of martial arts is karate….

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Nate and Mike Zeleznick at MP USA

About Nate and Mike Zeleznick and Merpati Putih Martial Arts!

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There are a lot of features in Ogden that make it unique. It sits at the foot of the Wasatch Mountains, which are world-renowned for the many opportunities they offer for skiing, hiking, mountain biking, and more. Ogden is home to Weber State University, a world-class institution of higher education. And, the city is also the only place in the Western Hemisphere where you can learn Merpati Putih. What is Merpati Putih? Today, we are going to learn about MP USA’s owners, Nate and Mike Zeleznick, and Merpati Putih Martial Arts. MP Defined In the Java language, Merpati Putih is…

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Best Martial Arts Classes for Self Defense in Northern Utah

Fight Back: Martial Arts Self Defense Classes in Northern Utah

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There are more than 7,000 robberies, murders, assaults, rapes, and other violent crimes each year in Utah. And, those are only the crimes that are reported. One of the biggest benefits of taking martial arts classes is learning to defend yourself. Not only do you learn to fight back if you are ever attacked, but you also know how to identify high-risk situations and how to avoid them. Fortunately, MP USA offers a variety of martial arts self defense classes in Northern Utah. Below we will answer some common questions about self-defense programs. Do I Need to Have a Strong…

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Unique Martial Arts Programs in Northern Utah

Unique Martial Arts Programs in Northern Utah

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There is a handful of different forms of martial arts that seem to get all of the publicity thanks to celebrities, movies, and other media portrayals. Many of these disciplines receive the spotlight for good reason. However, there are several martial arts styles that are just now gaining mainstream acceptance in the United States. One of these is Merpati Putih. We believe these are truly unique martial arts programs in Northern Utah. Until the 1960s, no one outside of the Indonesian Royal Family knew anything about Merpati Putih. Then, as a gift to the people who were bogged down in…

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martial arts youth programs in Ogden Utah

How Our Youth Martial Arts Program in Ogden UT Can Help Your Child

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Today, more than 30 percent of Americans aged 17 and under fit the criteria for being obese or overweight. In just the last few decades, the prevalence of obesity in children has more than tripled. And, the number one health concern for parents in the US is childhood obesity. We are witnessing an epidemic that is only made worse by our current culture. You must facilitate a change in your child’s life to keep them from becoming a statistic. MP USA is here to help with our youth martial arts program in Ogden UT. Benefits of Enrolling Your Child in Our…

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Videos of Martial Arts in Ogden UT

Have You Checked Out Our Videos of Martial Arts in Ogden UT?

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What does Merpati Putih look like? We can write all day until our hands are sore about what MP is like, but it will never compare to us showing you. And, if a picture is worth a thousand words, then videos are worth millions. So, in today’s blog, we will introduce you to a few of our most popular videos of martial arts in Ogden UT. Our Demonstration at the MP 50th Anniversary In 1963, Merpati Putih, the martial art of the Indonesian Royal Family, was first released to the Indonesian public after centuries of secrecy. In March of 2013,…

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