Best known for being independent and unconventional, Aquarius has a reputation of being a unique individual because he/she isn’t afraid to stand out from the crowd and be different.
With such strong qualities, it’s no surprise that there are quite a number of successful and famous martial artists born under this sign, including Muay Thai Champion Saknarong Sityodtong, BJJ Black Belt and Champion Almiro Barros, UFC Superstars Ronda Rousey, Anthony Pettis, Paulo Thiago, Tim Boetsch, Rob Kimmons, Maciej Jewtuszko, Kenny Robertson, and Stefan Struve.
1) They follow the beat of their own drum
One of the greatest traits Aquarius people have is their unshakeable self-belief. This is an awesome trait that would take them very far in their martial arts journey, because they’re not afraid to go all out once they set their minds to it – even if no one else supports them. In fact, they refuse to let the opinions of others affect or define them. Instead, they’ll work hard to achieve those dreams and prove the naysayers wrong.
2) They’re independent
As mentioned earlier, a key Aquarian trait that sets them apart from the other 11 signs is that of their independence. Because of that, they’re more than happy to embark on new adventures alone, and often don’t need to rely on others to motivate them. When it comes to practicing martial arts, they don’t need anyone to remind them to drill, or keep tabs on their progress – because they’ve got it all figured out on their own.
3) They’re inquisitive
Because Aquarians are curious by nature, they view the world as a place filled with endless possibilities, and they long to explore every unfamiliar corner.
This is a good trait for martial artists to possess because being inquisitive means that they’re always open to learning and figuring out new techniques, which will play a major role in helping them improve.
4) They’re always willing to learn something new
Aquarius is always after intellectual stimulation, and believes that learning is a lifelong journey. Their thirst for knowledge and willingness to pick up new skills makes them one of the most highly teachable signs in the zodiac. As martial artists, they would absorb whatever they learned in class and hang on to every word their instructor says.
5) They’re creative
Being highly creative, Aquarians always have new ideas and thoughts, hence making them unpredictable. This helps them thrive in the ring because their opponents would never know what’s coming next.
What’s more, their creativity enables them to change up their usual workout routines and keep things fresh so they never get bored, as well as find new ways to elevate and stay on top of their game.
6) They’re sociable
Friendly Aquarians are often popular, thanks to their outgoing personality. Being extremely sociable, they wouldn’t hesitate to approach shy people and start a conversation. Also, they don’t limit themselves to a closed circle of friends as they find people intriguing and love a good conversation.
This trait not only makes them awesome training partners and teammates, but also friends that you can count on.
7) They’re rational
Every martial artist strives to make it to the top, but sometimes, they get impatient or restless along the way as it takes time to progress. But not Aquarius. Having a rational mind allows them to set realistic goals and work towards them at their own pace. This helps them to stay motivated and celebrate their victories, however small they might seem.
8) They’re able to adapt to all kinds of situations
Place Aquarians in any setting, and they will adapt without much difficulty. This chameleon trait would help them perform well in the ring as they’ll be able to handle a variety of fighting styles without panicking. Because of this, Aquarius welcomes challenges and always finds a way to succeed.
With so many great traits, we’re sure there are some things we can all learn from our Aquarian friends.
So tell us, do you think Aquarius make great martial artists?