5 Ways Martial Arts Training Helps Adults

Martial Arts Video Series - Greg Jackson - Part 1

PART 1 :: How Martial Arts Helps Adults
Martial arts isn’t just about fighting. It has many advantages that can be helpful for adults. It is an activity that promotes better fitness, health, confidence, and self-defense. Practicing martial arts is a full body workout. During each class, you will burn fat and calories, build strength, and relieve stress. At the same time, you will learn potentially life-saving self-defense skills while you are getting in shape. Martial arts provides a source of fitness that is enjoyable, life enrichening, and can be maintained for years to come.
Physical benefits are not the only result of martial arts. Most martial art programs incorporate goal setting, positive encouragement, and respect for values. Because of this, a great self-confidence is usually reported as the biggest benefit of martial arts. For many adults, it can help bring a sense of purpose and change one’s outlook on life.

Coach Greg Jackson is a premier mixed martial arts trainer who founded Jackson's MMA Association and is considered by many as the top MMA training school in the world.
Greg Jackson's continual evolving of techniques laid the foundation of what was to become one of the most successful and renowned teams in Mixed Martial Arts.
Coach Jackson has trained over 15 world champions and Team Jackson-Winkeljohn has been named "Team of the Year" twice by the World MMA Awards. In addition to this, Greg himself has won the World MMA Awards "Shawn Tomkins Coach of the Year" three times (2009-2011), as well as being inducted into the Grapplers Quest Inaugural Submission Grappling and Jiu-jitsu Hall of Fame in 2009.