Personalize Your Practice

Martial arts mats may just be a legitimate answer to that old riddle: what’s black and blue and red all over? When you’re ready to install a martial arts practice area in your home, you get to choose the size of the mats, their thickness, and of course, their color. Sure you can go for the traditional studio look of red and blue, or black and blue, but now you can even go pink and purple! Continue reading Personalize Your Practice

Self-Defense for Better Headlines

With the study of the martial arts comes the implied understanding: it’s ok to defend yourself. How would today’s headlines read if millions of women and minorities for centuries had believed that and been empowered to act on it? Tragically, the implied understanding simply isn’t true. There are many for whom self-defense can become the first step toward the destruction of all they hold dear. But it isn’t right, and it falls to the martial arts community to add self-defense, in its truest meaning and practice, to that glorious list of inalienable rights.  Continue reading Self-Defense for Better Headlines

Only the Best Will Do

Martial arts mats are the protective foundation for your practice, whether it’s at home or the studio. Your instructor makes sure you practice on a safe surface, so why should you have anything less at home? Installing some shock-absorbing, textured martial arts mats at home is quick, affordable, and will see to the longevity of your practice. Continue reading Only the Best Will Do

Get Even More Out of Your Martial Arts Class

Do you have a martial arts practice space at home? If not, you’re really hamstringing your efforts to improve your skills. You may be learning more than you ever expected in class at the studio, but practicing only once or twice a week isn’t going to help you achieve your goals anytime soon. The best way to maximize what you’re learning is to put down a few martial arts mats at home and practice every chance you can get. Continue reading Get Even More Out of Your Martial Arts Class