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The Best Age to Start Training in Martial Arts

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Here at MP USA, we get asked a lot of questions. One of the most common inquiries is, “What’s the best age to start training in martial arts?”   Our answer is, of course, any age! Keep reading to learn more.* *Whatever your age, please remember to consult with your primary care physician before beginning any exercise/fitness program. Considerations for Kids In some disciplines, such as karate and taekwondo, children as young as three can begin training. In others, such as the military self-defense system of krav maga, participants have to be at least 16.  In our Ogden, UT studio, which…

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Summer Sunflowers

7 Ideas to Finish Your Summer Strong and Healthy

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We’re deep in the dog days of summer – the hottest months of the year when we can’t decide whether we want cooler weather to come already or whether we want the lazy, sun-soaked days to drag on a little while longer.

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Impossible possible

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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5 Martial Arts Myths You Should Know

5 Martial Arts Myths You Should Know

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Merriam-Webster defines a myth as “an unfounded or false notion.” Often, we use myths to explain, justify or rationalize something we don’t understand…but this can lead to the perpetuation of many negative perceptions!

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Improving Public Speaking Through Martial Arts Training

Improving Public Speaking Through Martial Arts Training

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Did you know that public speaking is #3 on Iron Mind’s list of top 10 human fears? In fact, getting up in front of a crowd terrifies many people more than snakes, monsters, airplanes, demons, AND being poisoned! Termed “glossophobia,” fear of public speaking is an anxiety disorder that can be treated with medication, therapy, psychoeducation and more. Once you overcome your fears, you can hire professional speaking coaches and join groups such as Toastmasters to polish your technique…OR you can work on improving public speaking through martial arts training. What Makes Public Speaking So Scary? Fear of public speaking…

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Increasing Job Performance and Financial Well-being with Martial Arts

Increasing Job Performance and Financial Well-being with Martial Arts

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Here at MP USA, we talk a lot about how practicing martial arts can increase your brain health, improve your physical and emotional health and strengthen your family relationships. Did you also know about the employment and money-related benefits? Our discussion today involves increasing job performance and financial well-being with martial arts. Who better to bring to the table than the legendary Bruce Lee? Bruce Lee’s approach to managing money has been discussed in publications such as Business Insider and NerdWallet. Lee himself authored dozens of books — not only about martial arts but also about living a wise and…

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The Top Five Martial Arts in the World

The Top Five Martial Arts in the World

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Chuck Norris has black belts in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and Judo and is the founder of Chun Kuk Do. Jackie Chan has a black belt in Hapkido and has also studied Karate, Judo, Taekwondo and Jeet Kune Do. Although they originally came from different worlds, both men have achieved international fame as martial artists and actors. Along with their differences, they share many commonalities. As with people, martial arts come in all shapes and sizes. They have similarities and distinctions that can enrich our lives in many ways. Let’s take a look at the top five martial arts in the…

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Merpati Putih Martial Arts in Ogden Utah

Merpati Putih: Martial Arts Classes with Health Benefits in Ogden Utah!

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Looking for Martial Arts Classes with Health Benefits in Ogden Utah? There are plenty of reasons to avoid doing martial arts. We hear them all as we go out into the community. Some of the most common excuses stopping people from taking classes include: Image – Some people think they would look silly or clumsy as they start out. Fighting – Most people do not see themselves as fighters. Why would you take classes that pretty much force you to fight? Fear – Leaving your comfort zone and doing something new can be scary. Yelling – As you execute moves,…

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