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I Take the Martial Arts Very Seriously

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 34 People

    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    Related Experiences

    I used to practice traditional jujitsu. Since I moved away from that area I haven't been able to enjoy another club/martial art as much. I also cannot find a place with a Sensai...
    iloste iloste 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 23

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    a black belt is just the beginning, not the end. martial arts for life
    chowgarartist chowgarartist 22-25, M 1 Response Apr 15

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    I practice Martial Arts and teach some of my friends (males and females), to do self-defense but one was like, "I don't need that!!" *kicks me on my right leg* Me: She's freakin...
    XxCuTiE14xX XxCuTiE14xX 16-17, F 2 Responses Apr 23

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    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...
    ForeverJashinist ForeverJashinist 18-21, M 4 days ago

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    Has anyone ever thought about going to an eastern country to immerse themselves in a particular martial art for a prolonged period of time so that, in said period of time, nothing...
    iloste iloste 18-21, M Apr 26

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    When people look at me they usually think I am a heavy hitting brut who leaves himself open to vital blows No I am a defensive fighter I examine my opponents before I attack and...
    natsufairy12 natsufairy12 13-15, M 1 Response Apr 7

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    I do Taekwondo, I was just wondering if anyone out there does a martial art, if so what grade/level/Dan [whatever you call it] are you at.
    2Msimelelo2 2Msimelelo2 16-17, M 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I got my new training uniform today, and it's so comfortable. Lol I never wanna take it off xD
    chowgarartist chowgarartist 22-25, M 1 Response Apr 19

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    This is a short baton I made.  Japanese white oak, oil treated, vegan (soft leather texture) hand wrap, single cord "Turk's Head" knot from paracord for weight.
    FrictionFractal FrictionFractal 31-35, M 1 Response Apr 8

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    Ho praticato per anni. lotta è diventata una parte importante della mia vita. Mi ha aiutato a diventare più forte. Nella mente e il corpo. Dieci anni, ho imparato più di tredici...
    OcchioDiAngelo OcchioDiAngelo 18-21, M 3 Responses Apr 26

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    I started shotokan karate this year and I just love it .This month im going to get trough to my second belt already (yellow belt).Even though summer vacation is up hand I'm going...
    velykat velykat 16-17, F 3 days ago

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    I don't understand how people get so worked about stuff online. If you actually feel strongly about something do something about it in real life.
    Shirousa Shirousa 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 10

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    i'm 20. and i just had one ex. yes i take relationships REALLY seriously. i don't know, maybe because of our culture but i know it's really myself. i really take relationships for...
    MrRadicals MrRadicals 18-21, M Apr 8

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    Just can't take the word of a man these days. just don't get it?
    Atom4815 Atom4815 18-21, M 4 days ago

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    Me and my boyfriend are officially broken up... Things will never be the same again no matter what happens. A part of me is like, no wait.. But he told me at this point there is...
    Chipperme21 Chipperme21 22-25, M 7 hrs ago

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    Grrrrrrr!!! So in this group project for a VERY important class to my major, there were originally 3 people. The work was split pretty evenly and I was excited. A few weeks pass...
    Allforaview Allforaview 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 14

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    seriously if you have a partner don't hit on me. what you do in your relationship is your choice. i just don't want to be one of those choices.
    varjakpaw varjakpaw 18-21, F Apr 20

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    There are things in life that I wish for - a better life, more time with my close ones, getting fit etc. Yet my laid back attitude is working against me, with me doing nothing and...
    HappieStinger HappieStinger 41-45, M 3 Responses Apr 26

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    I didn't believe in God until I started having the strangest things happen to me. First they were subtle little things that could have been set up. Then they graduated to paranoia...
    SeasonsinHell SeasonsinHell 22-25, M 1 Response Apr 9

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    It's great to have lasting memories through print or electronic storage. You can take a look at anytime and reflect on what took place at that particular moment. Modern...
    Danielle1011 Danielle1011 51-55, F Apr 16

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    I try to not complain. I try to lift my chin and pitch in. But to be taken care of, to be protected and cherished. it would be so nice if I could be taken care of and not be taken...
    shyshewolf shyshewolf 70+, F 1 Response Apr 21

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    I wish I can take someone's pain away even if I have to feel it myself. I would most likely die of a heart attack though. I just want to be able to take away the people's pain even...
    MichaelEgitto MichaelEgitto 13-15, M Apr 22

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    I've been trying to eat healthy for a while now. I really prefer a healthy diet of staple foods. I love to cook and prepare my own meals at home. It really is the best way to live...
    tkski tkski 41-45, M 1 Response Apr 23

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    I still get mine taken rectally and I am almost 15. Both my parents take it that way all the time and I get it at the pediatrician too. I don´t really like it because I get...
    shirashayna shirashayna 13-15, F Apr 24

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    I still get mine taken rectally and I am almost 15. Both my parents take it that way all the time and I get it at the pediatrician too. I don´t really like it because I get...
    shirashayna shirashayna 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 24

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    Control...Letting the Curves Take You...The answer to control is practicing surrender.Trying to maintain control in this life is a bit like trying to maintain control on a roller...
    anghel77 anghel77 36-40, F Apr 27

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    It has happened to me my entire life, ever since the first grade which i still remember for some reason,i was a more sensitive boy than others, and i got made fun of for it, i was...
    Otokonoko Otokonoko 16-17, M a week ago

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    My day is surrounded by brilliant sunshine today..as far as the eye can see the sky is a beautiful crystal azure blue. I hear the birds outside my window singing away, so carefree...
    sensualbeauty1 sensualbeauty1 46-50, F 4 Responses 3 days ago

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    The love in you're eyes, now turned to glass The tender in you're kiss, is now long past The charm in you're smile, now turned to hate The embrace of you're arms, is now not my...
    traceyannmay traceyannmay 22-25, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    I'm a nice person, I had friends I've known for years ask me for money and a while later I bring it up that they owe me money and they go around and say I am antagonizing them...
    4NeonFun 4NeonFun 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 8

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    yes i do. im on more then one and i tell my doc that i am numb not depressed and i would love to get off of them. in total i take 19 pills a day. (not all of them are...
    Ang012685 Ang012685 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 9

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    The urge to runaway is killing me. I dislike with a passion being in my home. All I hear around me is the constant verbal abuse. I can't take it anymore and I don't know what to do...
    Delicateflower98 Delicateflower98 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 9

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    everytime I lay things on the table for someone,and talk about what´s happening in my life I immediately feel the backlash. This is why I don´t talk about stuff, and have to come...
    DiamondArmada DiamondArmada 22-25, F Apr 10

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    I wish I could take all your nightmares away...all your bad memories and feelings...you don't deserve that....I wish I'd feel all your pain for you...switch places...so you could...
    anderlr anderlr 13-15, M Apr 11

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    I have to take at least one shower every day. People I work with go 2-3 days with out showering that's so nasty. They think if they spray Glade on them selves that will work. They...
    UCLABruinsFan13 UCLABruinsFan13 41-45, M Apr 12

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    I wish i could take these two and remove the fear and pains of there young live away..... My wife and i love them dearly. There great kids in my book. They know where to turn if...
    ImHungry2 ImHungry2 51-55, M Apr 13

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    What is "the yaoi test"? Is it just uke or seme personality quiz like google resulted? cuz i dont need to take it to proclaim seme
    JamieMostra JamieMostra 26-30, T Apr 14

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    So I'm having my exams in May and am therefore really stressed and cannot sleep at night. I got a box of Xanax and some sleeping pills (apo-Zolpin) but I really cannot take Xanax...
    EverMine EverMine 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 14