6 Reasons to start doing combat sports now :
1. Stress Relief
Everybody has problems, it might be that one colleague that’s bothering you all day, or that motorcycle that took your lane while there are only 3 seconds left on the green light or the deadline that feels like strangling you in the neck. Now, combat sports like boxing or Muay Thai lets you hit those pads to release that pent up aggression or stress, and it is very beneficial for a healthy lifestyle, rather than curse at people who piss you off
2. Full Body Workout
When you do combat sports, your flexibility, endurance, strength and balance will enhance. It has a lot of benefits for your well being, and also it helps with weight loss and it’ll make your muscles look good.
Doing combat sports isn’t like going to the gym, where you will only interact with machines and equipment, and doing that for a long period of time, I’m sure there’s nothing to look forward to there. But with combat sports, there are numerous amount of training sessions, from hitting the pads, the heavy bag and even spar, which you will not get if you’re just plain going to the gym.
4. Self Defence Skills
Okay, if you’re 2M tall and 200KG heavy, you can skip this part. But probably you’re not that big. And what will happen if you’re stuck in a situation where you’ll need self-defense skills? “Combat Sports” itself is self-explanatory. Because sometimes, the most deadly weapon is ourselves.
This is probably the biggest benefit of doing combat sports. When you’re finally doing it, you’ll feel the power, skill, and accomplishment that you’ve never felt before. This sense of confidence will also extend to other areas of life, such as work, school, and relationships.
6. Improved Focus
Just like any sport, combat sports requires focus. But combat sports require even more, because the memorization of techniques, balancing your body and concentrating on your moves needs all of your attention while doing the sport.
So what are you waiting for? Reap all those benefits by joining your local Combat Sports gym today!