1. How often should I spar and how hard?

    One question I hear often from new students is how often they should spar and how hard the sparring should be. Like many things, the answer depends on your goals and what combat sport you are practicing. As my school, Integrated Martial Arts, puts an equal focus on Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, Muay Thai, and MMA the following explanations and examples are used. Brazilian Jiu Jitsu…Read More

  2. 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

  3. Why Martial Arts Changes Lives

    If you talk with any long time martial arts practitioners, you’ll quickly notice that many of them often place an emphasis on how the martial arts have changed or enhanced their lives, not just physically, but in many other ways as well. What is it that makes the martial arts so life changing for so many? Martial arts, at the outset, are explicitly concerned with more…Read More