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Fitness Evolution – Mixing Parkour & Martial Arts

Fitness Evolution – Mixing Parkour & Martial Arts
Martial arts - Self Defence

Martial arts – Self Defence

Modern fitness has evolved from good old running outdoors to pepped up martail arts and rigid parkour trainings. It can be a lot of fun for the dedicated mind to blend some tough martial arts concepts and self-defence training. This goes far beyond just punching and kicking and makes a huge difference in life.

Martial Arts is not just practiced for self-defence but for various different reasons like physical health, mental health and fitness. Asian martial arts, also teach disciplines belonging to medicinal practices. It is more to do with bone-setting in the old traditional indian martial arts.

Martial arts is also associated to religion and spirituality. Many monks are still practicing all the good old systems and remedies. Punjab in India gave rise to Gatka, which is a type of martial art with weapons. The Sikh community in Punjab is heavily into Gatka ritual 🙂 On the flip side, we have Japanese martial arts –  Aikido, founded by Morihei Ueshiba which include spiritual concepts of Continue reading “Fitness Evolution – Mixing Parkour & Martial Arts” »