I Do Martial Arts

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 36 People

    I'M Conflicted

    Disclaimer: I do not in any way believe that i'm an undefeatable badass. That being said, I am actually undefeated... My concern is, that everyone I have ever learned from, has said that the best way to get better, is to experience getting knocked down. I'm having trouble...
    Thisnameisbetter Thisnameisbetter
    22-25, M
    1 Response Jun 17, 2013

    Persistence Rather Than Talent

    I've been doing Kung Fu for over a decade now and still haven't got my black belt, in fact I've been stuck on the same belt for ages now. I took up martial arts when I hit my thirties as I wanted to get fit but running and going to the gym seemed boring. I am now fitter than I...
    betamax betamax
    41-45, M
    2 Responses Jan 10, 2011

    Personal Style

    I started studying martial arts quite a few years ago, after I learned basic kick boxing and mixed martial arts from (wait for it...) my mother! My mother taught group fitness classes at our local gym, and I learned the bare basics from her as a young boy. I really loved...
    What12345 What12345
    18-21, M
    May 27, 2013

    Seido Karate

    I'm in my eight year of practicing Traditional Seido Karate. I finally have a black belt and hope I can continue in the coming years. I love the time I spend as all other worries and problems fade into the background whenever I am training.
    jerrywest jerrywest
    36-40, M
    Jan 9, 2011

    My idol is definitely Bruce Lee.

    My goal is to someday be better than he was. Its a long shot but im determined and that keeps me training hard. Im best at kung fu but i know some tae kwon do and muay thai. I read all kinds of books on martial arts, i train nearly every day, i watch videos, i watch fights, i...
    ForeverJashinist ForeverJashinist
    22-25, M
    May 2, 2015
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