1. Five ways your child will benefit from the martial arts

    Every day parents and children walk into martial arts centers across the country looking to try a new sport. Like most activities parents have their children participate in, they want to know their child will learn something of value and have a good time doing it. The following reasons will explain some of the many reasons your child will benefit from studying the martial …Read More

  2. 4 Hacks to make your Jiu Jitsu class more productive

    If you are anything like me, you are constantly looking for ways to make your training time more productive. As an older athlete, I can no longer train every day as life and my limitations get in the way. That said, training smarter is something younger people should also try adopting to get the most out of their lessons. The follow four ‘hacks’ are things you can do t…Read More

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  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