5 Reasons Why Martial Arts Is The Perfect Activity For Special Occasions

Do you have an upcoming birthday celebration, hen/stag night, or maybe an anniversary with your sweetheart? Well, we at Evolve Daily know how important these occasions are to you and/or your loved ones. After all, it’s not every day you get to celebrate! So why not make it super memorable and fun by training martial arts?

Want to find out why you should head to your nearest martial arts gym the next time a special occasion rolls around? Then read on! Today, Evolve Daily gives you 5 Reasons Why Martial Arts Is The Perfect Activity For Special Occasions:

1) Because it fosters stronger bonds

Martial arts teaches you to respect everyone - regardless of age, gender or rank.

Martial arts teaches you to respect everyone – regardless of age, gender or rank.

When you train martial arts together with your loved ones, you would be able to strengthen your bond with them. This is because you would all be able to push each other when someone feels like throwing in the towel, or celebrate your victories together. So, if everyone in your group has yet to immerse in Muay Thai and/or Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, why not go for a class together on that special day and then celebrate making it through the entire lesson when you’ve all done so? We’re pretty sure having an extra reason to celebrate wouldn’t hurt!

 

2) Because it burns up to 1,000 calories in only an hour

Training with the heavy bag improves your technique and coordination.

Training with the heavy bag improves your technique and coordination.

Before indulging in that buffet or spending the night out, why not undo some of that potential damage by going for an intense martial arts training session first? As you can burn tons of calories in a short time (c’mon, an hour is only 4% of your day!), you and your friends or significant other would not only be getting in shape, but also keeping active! That means you all wouldn’t feel as guilty as you potentially could when you carry on with your celebration after that.

 

3) Because it boosts your confidence

BJJ enables a smaller person to overcome stronger, bigger opponents.

BJJ enables a smaller person to overcome stronger, bigger opponents.

Let’s face it – we all need a confidence boost from time to time. And what better birthday present can you give your BFF (or maybe even yourself) than some extra confidence? Training martial arts would build your confidence because you’ll be inching closer to that lean, toned body you’ve been dreaming of, as well as nailing down all kinds of techniques that you probably didn’t think you could ever master.

 

4) Because it puts you in a good mood

Shadowboxing is an important aspect of training.

Shadowboxing is an important aspect of training.

Are you about to celebrate a hen/stag night for a super stressed out future bride/groom? Well, help them to say goodbye to the stress with a martial arts class! If you don’t already know, engaging in intense physical activity increases your body’s production of endorphins, which basically enables you to feel great after your workout! Apart from that, martial arts has been scientifically proven to reduce stress – so why not schedule in a training session at some point and put a smile on everyone’s faces?

 

5) Because it equips you with essential self-defense skills

Boxing is one of the oldest and most efficient combat sports.

Boxing is one of the oldest and most efficient combat sports.

The greatest thing about martial arts is that it empowers you to protect yourself and your loved ones in the face of danger. That’s why we believe it’s worth picking up these essential self-defense skills on a special occasion (or anytime, really). After all, you never know when you would need to defend yourself!

 

So tell us, are you ready to make that upcoming special occasion extra memorable and fun by going for a martial arts training session?

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