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Benefits of Doing Martial Arts Together as a Family

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Our motto at MP USA is “Do it. Feel it. Love it.” As you follow our blog, you’ll quickly see how passionate we are about Merpati Putih (MP), Vibravision and the way martial arts practice can enrich our lives. With fall in the air, we look forward to the changing seasons and the New Year. Beginning in January 2019, our family martial arts program will give parents and children the opportunity to practice martial arts together, and we can hardly wait. There are so many benefits of doing martial arts together as a family. When you work out with your…

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Benefits of Women's Self-Defense Classes in Ogden Utah

Benefits of Women’s Self-Defense Classes in Ogden Utah

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When the #MeToo movement went viral in October 2017, the fire of a national conversation was reignited to “help survivors of sexual assault…find pathways to healing.” This dialogue has given a new voice to a sobering statistic that tragically isn’t new in our society. According to RAINN (Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network), “1 out of every 6 American women has been the victim of an attempted or completed rape in her lifetime.” Other statistics point to as many as one in three women being victimized. At MP USA, we are committed to lowering the odds of ANY woman in…

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Increasing Brain Health with MP USA in Ogden Utah

Increasing Brain Health with MP USA in Ogden Utah

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It comes as no surprise that participating in martial arts boosts physical health, but did you know that it’s also good for your mind? Increasing brain health with MP USA in Ogden Utah is a goal being achieved in every class we hold, both in our youth and adult programs. What makes our programs most exciting is that the growth our students experience is progressive. Also, as we train together to achieve individual strength, awareness, leadership and focus, we develop skills that can enhance every aspect of our lives. What the Research Says In February 2018, Ashleigh Johnstone, a PhD…

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Health Benefits of Group Exercise at MP USA in Ogden Utah

Health Benefits of Group Exercise at MP USA in Ogden Utah

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How many times have you heard someone wish out loud for a workout partner? “If only I had someone to go to the gym with me…” “If only I had a walking buddy…” “If only I could take a class…” “If only…then I know I’d exercise more!” Turns out, it’s true. We do exercise more when we aren’t going it alone, and we also achieve better health and fitness outcomes. That’s why we’re so excited to share the health benefits of group exercise at MP USA in Ogden Utah. Why Group Exercise Is So Great A recent Healthline article we…

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Six Reasons Adults Should Practice Martial Arts

Six Reasons Adults Should Practice Martial Arts

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If you Google “benefits of martial arts for kids,” you’ll  find a long list of advantages–discipline, socialization, and confidence to name just a few. At MP USA Martial Arts Academy, we champion the important life skills children develop as they participate in our programs. We also champion the important life skills ADULTS develop as members of our growing organization. Martial arts are for everyone, and it’s never too late to start. We believe strongly in six reasons adults should practice martial arts, and members of our adult Athletic Adventure Program (AAP) enjoy the following benefits: Self-Defense: We develop skills to…

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Wealth of Health Fitness Class Ogden Utah

The Best Meditation Wellness Programs in Ogden Utah

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If you’ve lived near Ogden, Utah very long or visited our thriving community, you know how much we value living well. This concept of wellness can be explored in many ways, including our efforts to maintain physical fitness, engage in fulfilling employment, enjoy family togetherness and nurture our emotional health. At MP USA Martial Arts Academy, we value the feeling of wholeness that comes with finding balance in each of these areas of our lives, and we consider meditation an important step on the path toward achieving our goals. If you’re looking for one of the best meditation wellness programs…

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youth leadership development at MP USA Martial Arts

Youth Leadership Developmental at MP USA Martial Arts Academy in Ogden Utah

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We can tell you all about how great Merpati Putih (MP) is for developing youth, but sometimes the best explanations are no match for a real-life example. So, today, we are going to introduce you to an outstanding young man named Jaxon. In the process, you will learn a little something about youth leadership development at MP USA Martial Arts Academy in Ogden Utah. What Mas Nate and Mas Mike Have to Say about Jaxon Before we get into the interview with Jaxon, here is what Mas Nate and Mas Mike, the owners and certified trainers at MP USA, had…

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Martial Arts Classes Help with Brain Development

5 Ways Martial Arts Classes at MP USA Teaches Kids How to Avoid Procrastination

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Stop me if you’ve heard this one before: You ask your youngster early in the day to complete a chore before supper time. They clearly acknowledge you, but rather than getting the task out of the way so they can enjoy the rest of their day, they leave it for later. And, when the family sits down for dinner, the job still isn’t complete. Procrastination is common among teens, tweens, and other young ones these days. Here are some ways that MP USA teaches kids how to avoid procrastination. 1. Work before Play When you give young people the choice…

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Top 5 Popular Martial Arts Practices

Top 5 Popular Martial Arts Practices

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Any codified system or tradition of combat practices can be known as a martial art. Martial arts are practiced for a wide variety of reasons, including self-defense mental and spiritual development, preserving the culture of a region, military and police applications, entertainment, and more. Below, we will look at the top 5 popular martial arts practices and see how Merpati Putih stacks up. Jiu-Jitsu Specifically, the Brazilian form of jiu-jitsu has taken off in the United States. This martial art got its start when Mitsuyo Maeda, a Japanese jiu-jitsu master taught Carlos Gracie the Kodokan Judo ground fighting techniques. Through…

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Youth Martial Arts

7 Ways Youth Martial Arts Develop Better Leaders

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If you follow the news, you are apt to become disgusted by how some of our nation’s leaders conduct themselves, no matter where on the political spectrum you may fall. Many of these leaders are a lost cause, but there is something we can do to develop children, our future leaders. Here are 7 ways youth martial arts develop better leaders. 1.   Commitment “Finish what you start.” How many of us were told this when growing up? Once you commit to a task or project, it is important to see it through to completion. In order to progress in martial…

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