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Martial Arts Classes Help with Brain Development

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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Merpati Putih Martial Arts in Ogden Utah

Meditation and Martial Arts: How Merpati Putih Martial Arts in Ogden Utah Is Different

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When you think of martial arts, you may envision sweaty people sparring and repetitively practicing movements on mats. Martial arts benefits may appear to only be physical in nature with some improved discipline sprinkled in. However, with Merpati Putih martial arts in Ogden, Utah, meditation and martial arts combine to strengthen the mind-body-spirit balance. Why Meditation Is Important The vocational, psychological, and physical benefits of meditation are many. Psychologically, when you meditate, it helps you to be more confident in yourself. It also guides you in your personal growth. People who meditate have more control over their anger and are calmer…

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Steps for Success: Preparing your kids for their first martial arts class in Ogden Utah

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Signing your child up for martial arts classes is one of the most important steps you can take to prepare them for the future. Your youngster will develop the skills they need to move around confidently in the world. Naturally, as a parent, you want to give your kids the best opportunity to get the most out of the classes. To help you with this, we have put together these tips for getting ready for kids martial arts class in Ogden Utah. Be Sure You Sign Up for the Right Class The first step in preparing your child for success…

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self defense classes for woman

Personal Protection Self Defense Classes for Women and Girls

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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 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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What to look for in a martial arts studio in Ogden Utah

Where to Find Indonesian Martial Arts in Ogden Utah

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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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Belts in Martial Arts

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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Unique Martial Arts Programs in Northern Utah

Unique Martial Arts Programs in Northern Utah

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There is a handful of different forms of martial arts that seem to get all of the publicity thanks to celebrities, movies, and other media portrayals. Many of these disciplines receive the spotlight for good reason. However, there are several martial arts styles that are just now gaining mainstream acceptance in the United States. One of these is Merpati Putih. We believe these are truly unique martial arts programs in Northern Utah. Until the 1960s, no one outside of the Indonesian Royal Family knew anything about Merpati Putih. Then, as a gift to the people who were bogged down in…

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Martial Arts for the Blind in Northern Utah

Learning About Vibravision and Breaking Down the Classes for Sighted People

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What if you could sense a quiet attacker approaching you from behind and take countermeasures? What if you could get up and go to the bathroom at night in complete darkness without stubbing your toe or making a mess? These are two wildly different scenarios, but they provide great examples of what is possible when you take MP USA Vibravision courses. But, what is Vibravision? We will answer this question and more in today’s blog. What Is Vibravision? Vibravision is part of the martial art Merpati Putih (MP), which comes from the Indonesian royal family. For decades, the blind people…

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