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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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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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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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Top 5 Popular Martial Arts Practices

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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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!

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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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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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Top 5 Popular Martial Arts Practices

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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Merpati Putih Martial Arts in Ogden Utah

Types of Martial Arts in Ogden Utah: A Look at Merpati Putih

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If you are interested in doing martial arts, there are endless types of martial arts in Ogden Utah to choose from. There are nearby studios for jiu-jitsu, aikido, judo, Muay Thai, taekwondo, karate, and more. In fact, you can learn these martial arts just about anywhere in the United States. However, there is only one place in the entire Western Hemisphere where you can learn Merpati Putih, and it is right here in your own backyard. History of Merpati Putih The inner power and martial arts system of the Indonesian Royal Family is known as Merpati Putih Pencak Silat, or…

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Vibravision: A Twist on Martial Arts in Ogden Utah

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If you have spent your entire life without vision, what if there was a way that you could “see”? Even if your sight is excellent, wouldn’t it be nice to be able to identify and avoid obstacles in pitch-black darkness? At MP USA, we teach the discipline of Vibravision: a twist on martial arts in Ogden Utah. This practice has the ability to do the above and much more. Let’s take a closer look at Vibravision on YouTube! Why Is Vibravision a Twist on Martial Arts in Ogden Utah? The Indonesian Royal Family’s martial art known as Merpati Putih, or MP,…

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