1. 3 Common Misconceptions About Taekwondo

    While karate and/or taekwondo are excellent for both children and adults to learn, there’s a world of confusion around these martial arts disciplines. Many people aren’t aware of the differences between karate, taekwondo, and other martial arts forms, and oftentimes, what they do know is riddled…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. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. Martial Arts Moves

    Martial arts is incredibly popular all over the world, and each different style has a different set of techniques that the students need to follow. Some emphasize the way you kick while other focus on the strikes. Some styles prefer to begin fighting on the ground while others demand you remain stan…Read More

  9. The Benefits of Choosing Martial Arts for Your Kids

    Your child is likely full of energy and personality, and you know you need to find an outlet for all of that energy. Why not add a constructive athletic activity that can benefit your child for years to come? Martial arts is a wonderful option for parents who are looking to keep their children physi…Read More