1. How Karate and Taekwondo Work Out Your Body

    There are many benefits to martial arts, whether it’s for self-defense, self-discipline, or improving your learning and retention skills. However, one aspect of karate and taekwondo that is commonly brushed over is the sheer physical aspect of it. Did you know that karate and taekwondo are great w…Read More

  2. Why You Should Consider Taking Adult Martial Arts Classes

    When it comes to local karate/taekwondo dojos, such as Thrive Martial Arts in the Windsor/Fort Collins areas, it’s easy to make the assumption that they’re just for kids. We wouldn’t blame you for that — the majority of clientele are children, and on our very website you’re browsing right …Read More

  3. Karate vs Taekwondo: What’s the Difference?

    It’s no secret that teaching martial arts to children is beneficial for a variety of reasons. Choosing to enroll a child in a martial arts program (or signing up for an adult class) is an easy choice, but a choice that’s not quite as easy as choosing the right establishment. There are plenty of …Read More

  4. The Benefits of Studying Martial Arts for Self-Defense

    Martial arts is an ancient discipline used to train the mind, body, and spirit to act as one. Practitioners of martial arts are on a continuous quest for harmony and self-discipline through physical discipline. Martial arts is practiced as a form of self-defense to prevent practitioners from living …Read More

  5. Common Martial Arts Disciplines

    Martial art is a broad term that refers to a wide range of systematized combat training disciplines. Generally, all of the disciplines have been designed for a single purpose — to defeat opponents and defend against threats. Since man has been able to ball his hand into a fist, there has been hand…Read More

  6. How Martial Arts Supports Heart Health

    February is national heart health awareness month. While it is the shortest month, cardiac health is by far one of the most important health topics we can discuss. Heart health has been and currently is the leading cause of death in the United States and is, for the most part, preventable. According…Read More

  7. Differences Between Karate and MMA

    When it comes to choosing a type of martial arts to study, some people have no idea what to choose. And, when facilities offer multiple types of martial arts to students, how do you know which one is the best to choose? With all the questions surrounding karate and mixed martial arts, we thought we …Read More

  8. Choosing a Martial Arts School

    Before you choose a martial arts school for you or your child, there are some things you will need to think about! Just because this is an extra activity does not mean that you should ignore things like the facility, the staff training, or the general approach to martial arts. Just because someone i…Read More

  9. Martial Arts and Discipline

    Many parents find themselves sitting on the couch, frustrated, head in hands, watching their children run screaming around their home. If you find yourself doing this increasingly often, it may be time to find a more structured way for your child to expend extra energy. If you are searching for a ma…Read More