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Myths and Truths About Mind Over Matter

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Sometimes, it’s fun to try to wrap our heads around those things that make you go, “hmmm.” To get your mental muscle-flexing, we’re going to play a True or False game today to explore some myths and truths about mind over matter.  The Questions Please take a stab at responding True or False to the following statements. Then, keep reading to see how well you did on our quiz! Mind over matter can help you lose weight. Mind over matter has no impact on sports performance. Mind over matter can create real reactions to fake positives AND to false negatives….

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Developing Balance and Coordination Through Martial Arts Training

Developing Balance and Coordination Through Martial Arts Training

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“I went into the bank earlier to check my balance…Got some funny looks standing on one leg with my arms outstretched!” Lame jokes aside, we hope we got your attention! At MP USA, you’re not going to have to do the flamingo very often…but you WILL have the opportunity to enrich your life. Today, we’re going to talk about developing balance and coordination through martial arts training, and we’re eager to share some exciting information about how practicing Merpati Putih can help keep you upright. Although balance diminishes for each of us as we age, practicing MP can prolong the…

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Keeping Holiday Pounds Off With Martial Arts

Keeping Holiday Pounds Off with Martial Arts

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This week’s blog begins with a little True/False quiz, inspired by a November 2018 article from Health.com called “5 Myths and Facts About Holiday Weight Gain.” How much do you know about holiday weight gain? See how well you fare! True or False? Most people gain 7-10 pounds over the holidays. True or False? Many holiday indulgences can trigger water retention. True or False? It’s OK to “ditch your workouts” during the holidays. True or False? It’s easy to lose weight in January. True or False? Water is a great weight-gain weapon. Spoiler alert! You can find the correct answers…

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Indonesian Martial Arts for Kids in Ogden Utah

Empowering Future Female Leaders Through Martial Arts in Ogden Utah

By | Boys and Girls Martial Arts, Girls Martial Arts Classes, Kids Martial Arts Programs, Martial Arts Classes for Girls, Martial Arts for Kids | No Comments

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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Keep Kids Motivated to Practice Martial Arts

Tips for Parents to Keep Kids Motivated to Practice Martial Arts

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Some kids have incredible self-motivation. You just point them in the right direction, and they will strive to achieve excellence. Other youngsters require a fair amount of prodding to try new things and stick with them. If this sounds familiar to you, you might find these tips for parents to keep kids motivated to practice martial arts helpful: Help Kids to Set Goals When you don’t have a goal, you lack direction, and any work you do will be unfulfilling. By helping your child set goals, you give them direction and make their time in martial arts classes more enjoyable….

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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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Can Kids Martial Arts Classes Help with Brain Development?

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You must have mental and physical focus to train in traditional martial arts. This is opposed to the modern studios that are more interested in fighting and competition. MP USA teaches the traditional martial art of Merpati Putih, which emphasizes overall character and skill development with movement patterning. We basically teach a holistic synergy of mind, body, and spirit. Below, we will look at the research that demonstrates that martial arts classes, like those we offer in Ogden Utah, enhance brain development. How Do Martial Arts Classes Help with Brain Development? The research shows that martial arts training produces widespread…

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How Belts in Martial Arts Teach Kids About Setting Goals

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One of the best development tools known to man is the martial arts belt system. However, it must be used correctly to lead to true development. There are plenty of obstacles along the way to success in the real world. Youngsters need to know that achieving their desired result or goal requires surmounting these obstacles. Below, we will look at how belts in martial arts teach kids about setting goals. What Do Kids Learn from Belts in Martial Arts? The martial arts belt system teaches youngsters how to set goals, how to attain them, and what the results of these…

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What’s a Good Age for My Kids to Start Martial Arts Classes?

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The benefits of martial arts classes for kids are well documented. But, you may be wondering, “What is a good age for my kids to start martial arts classes?” This depends on a long list of factors, including the type of martial art, how mature your child is, and the specific martial arts studio you are looking at. Below, we will explore all of these factors as well as the benefits to starting early to help you make an informed decision. Starting Age Depends on Several Factors Karate dojos take children as young as three years old, whereas many Krav…

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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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