Why Women Should Practice Martial Arts

Why Women Should Practice Martial Arts

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The stars of MMA have shed a new light on what we consider to be great exercise options for women. Gone are the days when all that was available was jazzercise or step aerobics classes. Of course, these are excellent ways to get a good workout, but martial arts is becoming a much more attractive alternative. Here are a few reasons why women should practice martial arts. Self-Defense Compared to centuries ago, women are somewhat safer from being exploited and objectified. However, we as a society still have a long way to go. And, there aren’t any signs of drastic…

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Youth Martial Arts

7 Ways Youth Martial Arts Develop Better Leaders

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If you follow the news, you are apt to become disgusted by how some of our nation’s leaders conduct themselves, no matter where on the political spectrum you may fall. Many of these leaders are a lost cause, but there is something we can do to develop children, our future leaders. Here are 7 ways youth martial arts develop better leaders. 1.   Commitment “Finish what you start.” How many of us were told this when growing up? Once you commit to a task or project, it is important to see it through to completion. In order to progress in martial…

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self defense classes for Women in Ogden Utah

Looking for Self Defense Classes for Women in Ogden Utah?

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You just have to turn on the evening news to see that sexual assault is a major problem in our society. Sexual Assault Awareness Month is coming up in April, and at MP USA, we want to use this opportunity to offer affordable self defense classes for women in Ogden Utah. Below, we will look at what Sexual Assault Awareness Month is about and what you can do to keep yourself safe. What Is Sexual Assault Awareness Month? Each April, we recognize Sexual Assault Awareness Month, or SAAM, to educate individuals and communities on sexual violence prevention. With help from…

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What is the difference between Kung Fu and Martial Arts?

What is the Difference Between Kung Fu and other Martial Arts?

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There is a lot of research cataloging the benefits of engaging in kung fu and other martial arts practices. From self-defense to self-esteem, joining a dojo or studio can have a positive lasting impact on your life. However, with so many options out there, it’s hard to know which style is the best. To help you with this decision, we’re going to answer the question: what is the difference between kung fu and other martial arts? What Is Kung Fu? There are several types of martial art forms that fall under the umbrella term “kung fu.” But, the term is…

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Yoga Practice in the Wealth of Health Program in Ogden UT

Next Level Your Yoga Practice in the Wealth of Health Program in Ogden UT

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According to the American Osteopathic Association, there is a long list of benefits to doing yoga. Yogic practice protects you from injuries, improves your athletic performance, improves circulatory and cardiovascular health, increases flexibility, and boosts your energy and vitality. Yoga has also been shown to help practitioners manage stress. But, the typical yoga class may not appeal to everyone. Fortunately, MP USA offers much more than just yoga practice in the Wealth of Health Program in Ogden UT. What Is the Wealth of Health Program? MP USA’s flagship program is the Athletic Adventure Program (AAP). This is a high-impact, high-intensity…

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Martial Arts Empowers Women in Ogden Utah

5 Ways Merpati Putih Martial Arts Empowers Women in Ogden Utah

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Over the past couple decades and especially recently with the mainstream presence of female MMA champions, more and more women are discovering the benefits of martial arts training. Sure, MMA, karate, kung fu, jujitsu, and taekwondo get most of the attention, but did you know that Merpati Putih was uniquely designed with women in mind nearly half a millennium ago? We will cover this and more in today’s blog as we look at how martial arts empowers women in Ogden Utah. 1. The Martial Art Movement Was Developed by a Princess More than 450 years ago, the granddaughter of Sultan…

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Martial Arts Practices at MP USA

How to Become a Real-Life Jedi Using Martial Arts Practices at MP USA

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“Use the Force, Luke.” This is arguably one of the most famous lines from the very first Star Wars movie, A New Hope. After training with Obi-Wan Kenobi and Yoda, Luke develops what could be considered a “sixth sense” that trusts feelings and intuition rather than what his other five sense are telling him. What if you could make use of “The Force” in real life? Well, this is essentially what we are teaching with the martial arts practices at MP USA. Today, we are going to look at how Vibravision will help you develop your own Force. How Does…

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Youth Martial Arts

Where Can I Find The Best Kids Martial Arts Program Near Me in Ogden Utah

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Bullying, peer pressure, drugs, obesity, video games, the Internet, television. These are just a few of the many risks that children are susceptible to these days. As parents, it is our job to provide our kids with the tools they need to make smart choices that protect their mind, body, and spirit. Unfortunately, with many of us working long hours, it’s hard to find the energy to teach important values. Parents are increasingly turning to martial arts for help instilling virtues in their youngsters. Below, we will look at how children can benefit from martial arts training, and we will…

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Low-Impact Fitness Program in Northern Utah

Where Can I find the Best Low-Impact Fitness Program in Northern Utah?

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Martial arts is not all grappling and striking. Of course, there are plenty of sparring sessions in our Athletic Adventure Program. However, we also offer options for people interested in getting fit without the stress that high-impact workouts can put on the body. For these individuals, we have created a low-impact fitness program in Northern Utah called Wealth of Health. What Is Wealth of Health? The Wealth of Health program at MP USA combines all of the benefits of breathwork, meditation, calisthenics, aerobics, tai chi, Pilates, and yoga into one class that meets for two hours per week. And, to…

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Indonesian Martial Arts programs for Adults in Ogden Utah

Indonesian Martial Arts programs for Adults in Ogden Utah

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Martial arts from China and Japan tend to get all of the media attention these days. This is because practices like karate, judo, taekwondo, jiu-jitsu, and others have been available to the public for centuries and are prominently featured in movies and TV shows. Indonesia’s offerings are just now starting to enter the spotlight. Below, we will look at the history of these disciplines and discuss Indonesian martial arts programs for adults in Ogden Utah. What Are Indonesian Martial Arts? Indonesian martial arts are known as bela-diri, which literally translates to “self-defense.” And, the term Pencak Silat was coined to…

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