8 Types Of People Who Should NOT Do Martial Arts

How and what you accomplish in life all depends on one person: you. Why not make the effort to do all that you can to become the best version of yourself possible by making the life-changing decision to start martial arts?

Now, you might ask yourself – am I really cut out for this? Do I really want to subject myself to hours, days, months and years of sweat, tears, and who knows what else?

While we can’t make that decision for you, we certainly can tell you who shouldn’t even bother stepping onto the mats. Today, Evolve Daily shares 8 Types Of People Who Shouldn’t Do Martial Arts:

 

1) People who don’t want to unleash their greatness in life.

Muay Thai Legend Saenchai PKSaenchaigym is known for being one of the most technical fighters in Muay Thai today.

Muay Thai Legend Saenchai PKSaenchaigym is known for being one of the most technical fighters in Muay Thai today.

For some people, it’s OK to be mediocre. After all, achieving greatness is only for people who truly want to push themselves and work hard for their goals. Why strive to be great when you can be average? If you can’t and won’t settle for mediocrity in your life, then martial arts is for you. Unleash your greatness. Be the best version of yourself. If you don’t want to be the best you can be in every area of your life, then martial arts is not for you.

 

2) People who don’t want to forge a warrior spirit to conquer adversity.

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is also known as the game of human chess.

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is also known as the game of human chess.

Everyone faces tough times, obstacles, setbacks, and failure – everyone. The difference is that quitters succumb to them. Winner conquer them. Conquering adversity isn’t for the faint of heart. It requires an unbreakable warrior spirit and a relentless desire to evolve into the best version of yourself. If we don’t fight during the worst days of our life, we do not deserve the best days of our life. Pick up martial arts so that you do not become one of those people who simply give up on life.

 

3) People who don’t want to inherit courage.

Multiple-time Muay Thai World Champion Orono Wor Petchpun demonstrates a right kick with multiple-time Lumpinee Muay Thai World Champion Namsaknoi Yudthagarngamtorn.

Multiple-time Muay Thai World Champion Orono Wor Petchpun demonstrates a right kick with multiple-time Lumpinee Muay Thai World Champion Namsaknoi Yudthagarngamtorn.

Not everyone is brave enough to face their fears. Why should you step up to the plate and take a chance? You need mental, physical, emotional and spiritual strength – and not everyone can handle that. If you want to conquer your fears, doubts, and insecurities, then martial arts is for you. Martial arts will give you courage to do so. If you want to let your fears, doubts, and insecurities stop you from achieving your dreams in life, then you should not take up martial arts.

 

4) People who don’t want an inspiring circle of friends.

Just another awesome Muay Thai class at Evolve MMA!

Just another awesome Muay Thai seminar at Evolve MMA!

When you train martial arts, you’re constantly surrounded by people who inspire you and push you to become the best version of yourself because they believe in you. Martial arts creates the most amazing set of lifelong friends. Ask any martial artist and they will tell you that some of their best friendships were forged in the martial arts academy. Something magical happens when you train martial arts together with others. The quest for personal greatness unites us all through every difficulty, every obstacle, every adventure. If you want the world’s most awesome friends, then you should take up martial arts immediately!

 

5) People who don’t want to take risks.

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ONE Superstar Angela Lee trains hard with multiple-time Muay Thai World Champion and ONE Strawweight World Champion Dejdamrong Sor Amnuaysirichoke at the Evolve Fighters Program.

Not everyone takes risks — only people like Bruce Lee, Muhammad Ali, multiple-time Muay Thai World Champion and ONE Strawweight World Champion Dejdamrong Sor Amnuaysirichoke and ONE Superstar Jake Butler do. Only they dared to venture out of their comfort zones and face the unexpected. If you want to break out of your comfort zone and learn how great you truly are, then you need to start martial arts today!

 

6) People who don’t want to be confident.

Although ONE Superstars Benedict Ang and Amir Khan have to divide their time between training and other priorities, nothing can stop them from giving their all!

Although ONE Superstars Benedict Ang and Amir Khan have to divide their time between training and other priorities, nothing can stop them from giving their all!

Self-confidence is only for those who want to feel good about themselves. Without a doubt, martial arts gives you confidence – a boatload of confidence. Why? Because it teaches you to conquer yourself. Martial arts gives you courage, work ethic, humility, mental strength, excellence, and so much more. If you want a huge boost in confidence, then martial arts is for you!

 

7) People who don’t want to be in the best shape of their lives.

US Olympian and Evolve Fight Team Head Coach Heath Sims leads another adrenaline pumping WarriorFit class.

US Olympian and Evolve Fight Team Head Coach Heath Sims leads another adrenaline pumping WarriorFit class.

Train hard. Eat clean. Look good. Live well. Martial arts is a proven platform and community to help you to get into the best shape of your life. If you don’t care about your health, then don’t do martial arts. If you want to lose weight and get into the best shape of your life, then you need to start martial arts today. Trust us, it works!

 

8) People who don’t want to learn how to defend themselves.

2x BJJ World Champion Teco Shinzato explains how to escape from side control.

2x BJJ World Champion Teco Shinzato explains how to escape from side control.

When you train martial arts, you’ll learn self-defense techniques for the real world. You’ll know how to react should any compromising situation arise. Learn to protect yourself and feel safe in almost every situation. Singapore might be safe, but the rest of the world isn’t. If you want to feel secure anywhere in the world, then you should take up martial arts today!

 

There’s no doubt that training martial arts can push you to become the best version of yourself possible. We at Evolve Daily believe you’re capable of being more than average – that you’re destined for greatness. All you have to do is believe in yourself and put away the limitations in your mind. You’re better than that, we believe in you! At Evolve, our mission is to unleash greatness through authentic martial arts under World Champions. Join us!

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