I Take the Martial Arts Very Seriously

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 42 People

    A Late Start.

    For as long as I can recall, I have been deeply interested in the martial arts.  A big part of it probably correlates to my high level of personal discipline.  I decided at a young age that I would never drink, smoke, do drugs, or commence in meaningless sex, and my...
    serpent428 serpent428
    16-17, M
    Dec 3, 2007

    Why Do I Push So Hard?

    This is the question I get from my family and friends whenever I discuss my pathological need for Kung Fu. Kung Fu means excellence or mastery through hard work. Anyone, in any field of endeavor, can have Kung Fu. My pursuit of Kung Fu, and the one with which most westerners are...
    IWantACoolUsername IWantACoolUsername
    41-45, M
    Jun 27, 2010

    LA Boxing

    i did tkd for 6 going on 7 years and hopkido and i loved the person that leard under was a ex swat and has been fighting in real life combat for over 20 years  and know i train in muay thai and bjj and boxing all in one place with some of the best in my state so if you have...
    durrett durrett
    22-25, M
    May 19, 2009

    A Sport?

    I've been studying martial arts since I was about 7 or 8. I started with Tae Kwon Do, but I eventually moved into Brazillian Jujutsu and Muay Thai. When I get the chance, I try to train at least 3 hours a day, thouh it's usually closer to 1-1 and 1/2. I...
    someguywithakatana someguywithakatana
    16-17
    Jan 6, 2010

    It isn't just a physical sport,

    it requires mental skill and if taken seriously and practiced regularly you will notice both mental and physical improvements. In this day and age one needs to be on the ball especially defenceless women. Martial arts training teaches self defence skills and tactics that could...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    4 Responses Jan 19

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