3 Reasons You Should Learn Karate Online

In the world of ever growing technology and amidst the information age, you can now study, research and learn nearly anything online, at the tip of your fingers, all in high speed, high definition glory!

This includes all manner of fitness training ranging from personal training, yoga, dance to even Karate.

Although mainstay “traditionalists” disagree with learning Karate online as opposed to a formal class setting, I will explain three reasons why you should consider training online.

Firstly, for the sheer convenience of learning on your schedule. Not everyone can get to a dojo or training facility on a regular basis. In today’s busy lifestyle, there may be too many day to day distractions that get in the way of your commitment to attending classes on a regular basis that make the expense worth the investment of your time. Family commitments and responsibilities can easily make getting away very difficult. Maybe you travel for a living or work away from home for weeks at a time and therefore don’t always know when the next class you can attend will be. This is a great reason to take online training, it will follow you wherever you may be and whenever you have time.

Next, you will want to consider the fact that you might not know enough about Karate to really know what you want from the training. Online training is a great way to research and study Karate and really get a feeling for what it has to offer you and more importantly, if it is a great fit for you. Too many times we get excited about something from an external source such as TV and movies, only to realise that the real world is remarkably different from our perceived ideals from these sources. Everyone sees only the Black Belt level proficiency, but rarely the hard work and dedication it took to get to that level. Dig deep to really understand the path you are about to take. After all this could be a life-long journey, so why would you just scratch the surface when doing research for something this time consuming?

Probably the most important reason you should learn Karate online is due to comfort. Not only is training in your own home more comfortable a setting but you may not be immediately comfortable training alongside others in a classroom setting. Too many times we stop doing things that we like because of our comfort level. We are all narcissistic when training or performing physical feats around others and that feeling of “everyone is watching me” can be a deal breaker for beginning students. This is true for the many of people who join a gym each year with a New Year’s resolution to “get back in shape”, only to be around people who are already in shape. This can crush your confidence. No one wants to be the person that holds up the class because they just don’t “get it” right away.

Although I have only discussed three points of consideration to learning Karate online, there are many more reasons for you to consider, like cost, how the training curriculum fits your needs and accessibility to training in a traditional Karate Dojo. There is an old martial arts saying “when the student is ready the master will appear”, no one said that the master would appear in the flesh. So now ask yourself with one hundred percent truthfulness, am I ready?

Heading Back to Fight Back

Arthur (Blackdragon) Sorsor a Muay Thai/Kickboxer who has travelled Asia competing and representing his two countries, USA and Liberia, launched his crowdfunding campaign to step up the game!

He won some championships and worked really hard to get where he is now but he wants to become even better. He has fought some of Asia’s best and beaten them with mediocre training and now he wants to get the best training to really make a heavy splash on the international scene.

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This means so much to me because throughout my journey, my theme has been to fight for your dreams and I want to show kids and the world if you push for your dreams, you can achieve anything. I will be really grateful and will give a shoutout to those who help me reach this goal. Someday I intend to take this sport and discipline back to my homeland of Liberia for the kids and citizens there. I sincerely appreciate the help and promises to do my best and stay focus and reach this goal.

Arthur (Blackdragon) Sorsor

The money you donate, will go towards funding his training camp overseas in Thailand as he will train full-time to produce even greater results on the international stage. He needs this funds to jumpstart his career and to stay focused, training twice a day 4- 6 hours, 6 days a week.

This will also help with food and equipment which he will need until he can begin fighting again. The sooner he can raise this funds the sooner he can get overseas and begin working on his dreams.

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You can follow his progress on his social medias, as he will be posting updates as to what he is doing and how and where your funds went.

MMA: Mixed Martial Arts – The Sport

MMA or mixed martial arts involves the historical pieces of martial arts with new age flair. This sport is growing rapidly and is becoming more and more popular as interest is growing. As this sport grows, there are questions regarding the history as well as the actual sport of MMA. This sport originated from the sport of Vale tudo in Brazil and has been adopted within the United States as a leader in cage sport.

What is MMA?

MMA or mixed martial arts is a full-contact sport that uses multiple types of fighting styles. These fighting styles range from original karate to Vale tudo and Brazilian Ju Jitsu. Throughout history, MMA has been evolving beginning before weapons could be used. As society worked to defend itself, mixed martial arts was born. Now, the MMA is a top leader in the sporting industry. These fighters show their skills within a ring while they are barefoot and wearing thin gloves. The fighters are not allowed any other equipment and are only allowed to use their bodies as their weapons. These fighters are allowed full contact and can punch and kick to win against their opponent.

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It is important to understand that this sport is translated as an anything goes fight. MMA uses all forms of martial arts as well as newer forms that have evolved over time. We can see evidence of this form of fighting as early as 700 BC through the amazing Olympics in that day and age. There is also evidence that martial arts were practiced and used in China in 200 BC when the body was the only weapon that was available for combat. Martial arts are an important piece of our history and was soon made an important part of our present.

The Match

The fighters are placed in a ring where they duke it out till the end. However, the actual match can be won only in three different ways. These ways include judge’s decision, a complete knockout or one opponent can hold the other in submission. These rules and regulations are similar to other forms of fighting including boxing and wrestling. However, MMA is an art form that must be perfected in order to subdue your opponent. There are various types of kicks, jabs and punches that can be used to subdue or knockout your opponent whether in the ring or outside of it.

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The fighters are matched against fighters of their own size. There are seven different weight classes that allow for fair fighting. These classes include bantamweight, lightweight, featherweight, welterweight, middleweight, light heavyweight and heavyweight. There is a class for everyone out there when it comes to MMA fighting. These classes allow the fighters to compete in their given class for the ultimate title.

UFC

MMA first became popular in 1993 with the UFC or the Ultimate Fighting Championship. This organization places an extreme interest in MMA and is the premier arena for MMA full contact sporting. The UFC airs fights on the television, as many as 12 live pay-per-view fights. The UFC is broadcasted all over the world which has caused MMA to grow in popularity, not just in the United States. However, the UFC would not be what it is today without the evolving of the mixed martial arts culture over the years. Bruce Lee is said to be the first to use a form of mixed martial arts which soon became popularized due to his success. The UFC was first created with a tagline of “anything goes”. However, this lead to the unfortunate circumstance of being banned from the air. However, the UFC was purchased by Zuffa LLC and new rules were created to protect the art. This allowed the MMA to finally find its way back onto the television screen. MMA has been growing ever since.

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Overall, the MMA is an amazing sport. Mixed martial arts has been evolving for centuries, which leaves us to practice a part of the past. Thanks to organizations such as the UFC, we are seeing an extreme growth in the MMA and in martial arts all over the world. It is a beautiful sport that uses the human body in a way that was never considered before. The MMA keeps evolving and is here to stay thanks to fighters and talented martial artists all over the world.

10 Ways MMA Can Keep You Fit & Focused

The sport of MMA is intense, it requires a full body work out as well as your mind being sharp. You need quick reactions and the body and muscles to deal with the sudden changes in circumstances during a fight. It requires discipline, restraint as well as the knowledge to follow rules and regulations. It is so much more than just fighting, MMA combines all aspects of a variety of martial arts to ensure you get a comprehensive knowledge. Listed below are 10 reasons why MMA can keep you fit and focused.

1. All the aspects of MMA caused a strong full body work out. By taking a variety of different martial arts and packaging them together you get a sport that focuses on the whole body. It focuses on cardio aspects as well as the need for muscle.

2. MMA has been shown to be a great stress reliever. Stress can cloud your mind drastically and stop you from being focused, by training in MMA and removing the stress, you can clear your mind and focus on what you need too.

3. The competitive aspect of MMA ensures you keep pushing yourself to the limit. Since in MMA the winner takes everything, if you come 2nd you have lost, you will always push your fitness to the impossible to ensure you can beat the person above you.

4. The complex nature of the sport with all the rules and regulations about what is permitted and what isn’t means that you need to learn and stay focused on how to do things the right way. In the heat of the moment you cannot let yourself lose attention that will result in mistakes being made.

5. The fast moving pace of an MMA fight means that you need to stay focused on what is happening. If you let something slip for a second your opponent will take advantage. You need to stay focused to ensure you come out on top.

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6. To get yourself ready to partake in MMA you need to have a strong diet plan. This is optimized to ensure your body is as fit and healthy as possible. By practicing MMA you will also have a healthy lifestyle to maintain your fitness.

7. Community. When you join an MMA and beginning training you are not just partaking in a sport, you are participating in a community. Many other trainees will push you to be the best you can be.

8. Furthermore you are also changing a lifestyle. This lifestyle will result in a new way of thinking and living ensuring you maximise fitness.

9. MMA also makes a person more confident in themselves, this results in a desire to be the very best ensuring you stay fit and focused to work towards your own goals.

10. Improvement in MMA requires a lot of hard work and effort. By training in MMA you are setting long goals which must be focused on to achieve and progress. By becoming disciplined in working hard, you will maintain your fitness and focus on the end goal.

Neuerscheinung: Die mächtigsten Geheimbünde in Geschichte und Gegenwart

Was Über Geheimbünde bis Heute Verschwiegen wird.

Kein Thema ist aufregender und spannender als das Thema Geheimbünde. Vieles wurde uns bislang vorenthalten wurde – Fakten und Tatsachen, über die wir eigentlich Bescheid wissen müssten. Fest steht: Über Geheimgesellschaften und Geheimbünde wurde bis heute zu selten oder nie die Wahrheit gesagt.

Was Über Geheimbünde bis Heute Verschwiegen wird

Das vorliegende  Buch bietet einen einmaligen Einblick in diese Geheimgesellschaften:

Tempelritter . Assassinen . Opus Dei . Jesuiten . Rosenkreuzer . Illuminaten . Freimaurer . Die Schwarze Hand . Hitlers Geheimbünde

Wenn man versucht,  übergeordnete historische Zusammenhänge zu verstehen, stößt man auch auf Geheimgesellschaften und Geheimbünde. Aber niemand wagt es, „auszupacken“. Die Wahrheit und nichts als die Wahrheit ist es, dass Geheimbünde den Verlauf der Geschichte stärker beeinflussten als es sich unsere Schulweisheit träumen lässt.

Wenn wir die Historie verstehen wollen, kommen wir nicht umhin, auch in die Geschichte der Geheimbünde einzutauchen.

In diesem Buch belegt der Bestsellerautor Frank Fabian ohne Wenn und Aber, dass speziell unsere gesamte Neuere Geschichte von Geheimbünden gelenkt wurde.

Die intellektuelle Fairness fordert es ein, sich auch mit Geheimbünden auseinanderzusetzten, wenn man der „historischen Wahrheit“ auf die Spur kommen will.

In dem vorliegenden Band finden sich völlig neue Bewertungen der mächtigsten Geheimbünde der Geschichte und der Gegenwart. Wer wirklich wissen will, was sich hinter den Kulissen abspielt, für den ist dieses Buch ein Muss.

Titel: Die mächtigsten Geheimbünde in Geschichte und Gegenwart

Autor: Frank Fabian

Publiziert bei: Amazon