You Must Be Between the Ages of 1 and 200…

The martial arts are no discriminator when it comes to age or gender. We’ve all seen the seniors in the park practicing Tai-chi, the mixed-age mixed martial arts fighters, and, if you read one of my most recent posts, little four year-old kids breaking their first board. So if you think you’re not the right age to begin a martial arts practice, either at a studio or at home, think again. Continue reading You Must Be Between the Ages of 1 and 200…

Martial Arts in the Garage – or Anywhere

I recently saw a video of a young man putting down some extra large tatami finish martial arts mats┬áin his garage. The video began with him unwrapping the delivery (very well-packaged), and showing the camera the size of the mats. They really were extra large, so he then showed the camera the space he had to put them down. It was in his garage, which included a heavy-duty bag suspended from the ceiling, and the space was significant. Using clocked time-lapse, he then proceeded to install his mats. In less than 10 minutes he had the entire space covered. Then he began his demonstration. Continue reading Martial Arts in the Garage – or Anywhere