How Does Tai Chi Reduce Stress?

Known as “moving meditation,” Tai Chi practice is great for stress management and stress reduction. A recent neurological study began with people who had no…

February 9, 2020

Approved Weapon Source

Only weapons purchased through USKSA or through the following links are approved for usage at USKSA.  Please see an instructor for other weapon requirements. Rings…

May 15, 2019

The Power of Martial Arts: Anger Management

Martial arts provide the tools in mental and physical self-discipline that make it easier for a person to control their behavior even with strong emotions in play. While being taught self-defense and fighting skills, students are simultaneously taught that a physical altercation is the last resort. And with their newly earned skills, they are keenly aware of the power they possess and the importance of being responsible and only using that skill set if absolutely necessary.

February 19, 2019

Tai Chi for Back Pain

Did you know that lower back pain is one of the leading causes of disability around the world? With such a large number of people struggling with back pain, it is surprising that treatment can be such a challenge. Painkillers & surgery are over-prescribed and not as effective as exercise. And Tai Chi is one of your best choices of pain relieving activities.

January 18, 2019

What is Tai Chi Push Hands?

Tai chi push hands is a practice that a student of tai chi undertakes in addition to learning the form.  At its core, it is a two-person activity in which each maintains the connection with the other, keeps their own structure, and feels out weaknesses in their partner.  Ideally, it is dynamic: constantly moving and flowing. 

January 11, 2019

Why Tai Chi Makes So Many of the Experts’ “Best Exercises” Lists

So what it about Tai Chi that puts it on Harvard’s 5 of The Best Exercises You Can Ever Do list? The benefits of Tai Chi are plentiful, but we feel quite strongly that the accessibility of Tai Chi is what puts it at the top. Tai Chi is the opposite of “no pain, no gain.” Business Insider reminds us that Tai Chi is good for everyone, regardless of fitness level, age, or ability.

November 26, 2018

6 Top Benefits of Martial Arts Classes in Marriottsville

There are many more benefits to joining a Marriottsville martial arts class than any preconceived popular notions society might have you believe. Yes, you will learn some pretty sweet fighting moves for self-defense, but the benefits of practicing Kung Fu encompass physical fitness, mental strength, and a whole lot more. Read our top 6 benefits of practicing martial arts:

November 9, 2018
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