Martial arts

Martial arts

Practising a martial art is an excellent form of exercise and a great way to learn self-defence tactics. Here you can also gain self-confidence and learn discipline.

There is a range of martial arts out there – Karate, Judo, Kung Fu, Tae Kwon Do, Tai chi and Aikido are just a few.


Physical skills, coordination and out-smarting your opponent are all necessary.


  • Great for all round strength and fitness
  • Flexibility
  • Increased confidence
  • Relieving stress

What you need

Generally comfortable clothes, water bottle and bare feet.

Martial arts organisations

Search for martial arts in your area.

Similar options

Kick-boxing and capoeira, which combines dance and martial arts.