Martial arts are codified systems and traditions of combat practices, which are practiced for a variety of reasons: as self-defense, military and law enforcement applications; as competition, physical fitness, mental and spiritual development; as well as entertainment and the preservation of a nation's intangible cultural heritage.
WHAT TO EXPECT
There are a large number of distinct styles and schools of martial arts. Sometimes, schools or styles are introduced by individual teachers or masters, or as a brand name by a specific gym. Martial arts can be grouped by type or focus, or alternatively by regional origin. So here is list of a few Martial Arts that make you tough and at the same time keeps you fit in mind and body: Muay Thai, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, Kickboxing and Wing Chun Kung Fu.
Not only is it a great activity that keeps participants physically active, but it instils a sense of achievement and ethics. You improve your muscle tone, flexibility, balance and strength. You achieve a sense of self-confidence, focus and also helps in weight loss. Beyond contributing to physical fitness, martial arts training also has benefits for mental health, contributing to self-esteem, self-control, emotional and spiritual well-being.
Body injuries are quite common in this training. Therefore, you be ready for the challenges that come your way.