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