1. A Customer’s Response to Our Martial Arts Classes

    Every so often we like to take a look at some of the reviews we’ve gotten for our martial arts classes. We’re very interested in why people stick around, what they like about our classes, and what we could do to improve their experience. Let’s take a look at what one of our Brazilian Jiu Jitsu students has to say about the BJJ classes. I started training at IMA about…Read More

  2. How Brazilian Martial Arts Are Good For the Mind And Body

    Who’s smarter, baseball players or football players? Do you think the average intelligence of a tennis player is greater than that of a professional golfer? If a sport has more action, does that mean it take less brains to play? Answer this question honestly: how much of martial arts do you think is mental, and how much physical? Sometimes we think that the greater the a…Read More

  3. Why Martial Arts Classes Are More Fun With A Family Member

    There’s no doubt that a lot of people who attend our martial arts classes are coming alone. After all, not everyone lives with someone else, and even if they do the chances that they’ll be interested in the same hobbies and sports as other people in their household aren’t very high. But some people do stop by in groups of two, three, or more. Most often this happens …Read More

  4. 3 Ways Kids Martial Arts Help Your Awkward Preteen or Teenager

    Childhood can be a very awkward time for kids, especially between the ages of 10 and 14 when they’re hitting puberty. Their bodies are changing at such a fast clip that other parts just can’t seem to keep up! Kids martial arts classes here in Westborough can help. Don’t believe us? Take a look at these three benefits of martial arts classes at IMA. Fighting Too Much …Read More

  5. Why Take Just One Class? Cardio Thai Boxing Can Make You Better At Muay Thai Kickboxing

    You might think that Mixed Martial Arts is the only way to “mix” martial arts, but you’d be very wrong! Some martial arts play off each other very well and can be combined into others. Not only that, but exercise programs can also go a long way to making your martial arts experience even more fulfilling. Let’s take a look at how our Cardio Thai Boxing classes can …Read More

  6. Are Martial Arts For Kids Right For Your Child?

    If you’re on this site investigating martial arts classes for kids, either you’re looking for the best kids martial arts classes in Westborough (that’s us!) or you’re curious to know if martial arts is the right activity for your child. Here are some points to ponder when you’re trying to find the right after-school program for your kiddo. Martial Arts Classes Ar…Read More

  7. Are You More Interested In Defense or Offense?

    Every martial art has a different origin. Some have been created as forms of self-defense against armored opponents, other have been created as a backup for when a military’s weaponry has been exhausted. Still other forms of self-defense have been about subduing an opponent instead of killing them The type of martial arts classes you choose to take can have a lot to do w…Read More

  8. Helping You Choose Which Martial Art Is For You

      Here at IMA, our martial arts school breaks down into four distinctive classes: kids martial arts, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Muay Thai kickboxing, and self-defense classes. With so many options, which one is for you? Let’s take a look at each. Kids Martial Arts Are you a kid? This is probably where you should be! Our kids' martial arts classes are all about giving kids a w…Read More

  9. How IMA Kids Martial Arts Are Different From Our Adult Classes

    We’re very happy to be able to offer kids martial arts classes to children throughout the Westborough area. It gets kids exercising and teaches them some excellent life skills. But you probably won’t be surprised to learn that our martial arts classes for kids aren’t exactly the same as our adult MMA, kickboxing, and BJJ classes. Here are a few of the most obvious di…Read More

  10. Why Are Movie Fights So Different Than Real-World Fights?

    People come in to take martial arts classes at Integrated Martial Arts for many reasons. Some are looking for self-defense classes, while others have been fans of MMA since it was incorporated more than 20 years ago. Still others come in thinking it would be great to fight like Jackie Chan. Yeah, about that last reason. While Jackie Chan is an accomplished fighter and spen…Read More