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Personal Protection Self Defense Classes

Personal Protection Self Defense Classes for Women and Girls

By | Girls Martial Arts Classes, MP-USA, Self Defense Martial Arts | No Comments

Martial arts of just about every variety are often dominated by men. For most women, this can make it a bit intimidating to enter the studio for the first time. At MP USA, we think this is a shame. So, we do our best to make women feel more comfortable in a martial arts setting by offering Women’s Ultimate Personal Protection And Street Survival (WUPPASS) events. Below, we will look at why self-defense classes are important for women and what we have to offer. Personal Protection Self Defense Classes for Women and Girls in Ogden Utah Salt Lake City’s Office…

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Martial Arts Movies

7 Best Martial Arts Movies of All Time

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For many of us, our first introduction to martial arts was through movies. And, even today as adults, we are inspired to hit the mats and spend countless hours repeating moves after viewing our favorite martial arts films again and again. At MP USA, we do not endorse spending hours in front of the screen watching movies, but the occasional viewing of a high-quality film can motivate you. With this in mind, here are our picks for the 7 best martial arts movies. Swordsman II (1992) Directed by Ching Siu-tung and with Jet Li in the lead role, this mesmerizing…

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martial arts for men in Ogden Utah

5 Reasons Martial Arts for Men in Ogden Utah Attracts Women!

By | Adult Martial Arts, Martial Arts Classes for Health, Martial Arts for Adults | No Comments

Women love a man who can defend himself and his partner. Of course, impressing a potential love interest is not a good reason to get into martial arts. However, it is one of the many perks that comes with putting in the work to improve yourself. Below, we will look at why martial arts for men in Ogden Utah make you a more attractive partner. Women Like Men Who Are Humble Confidence is a sexy trait in men, but no one likes to see someone’s ego get the best of them. Fortunately, your ego is kept in check on a…

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martial arts youth programs in Ogden Utah

Advantages of Martial Arts Youth Programs in Ogden Utah

By | Boys and Girls Martial Arts, Kids Martial Arts Programs, MP-USA | No Comments

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

By | Indonesian Martial Arts, Indonesian Martial Arts Classes, MP-USA | No Comments

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!

By | Discount Workshops MP USA, Martial Arts Self Defense Classes, Self Defense Martial Arts | No Comments

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?

By | Adult Martial Arts, Boys and Girls Martial Arts, Family Martial Arts Classes | No Comments

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?

By | Adult Martial Arts, Karate vs Martial Arts, Merpati Putih Adult Martial Arts | No Comments

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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