Tag - martial arts

September 2018

Jiu jitsu, Jujitsu, Judo and Total Ryu

Total Ryu Martial arts, Fort Collin CO What is the difference between what you teach and jiujitsu?  That is a question I have been asked regularly for the past ten years or so.  At least since the popularity of MMA and the perceived dominance of Brazilian Jiujitsu practitioners in that [...]

December 2017

Raising Confident Kids with Martial Arts

Raising Confident Kids with Martial Arts at Total Ryu It takes confidence to be a kid in today’s world. Whether going to a new school or stepping up to bat for the first time, kids face a lot of uncharted territory.  Martial arts at Total can help a kid gain [...]

June 2017

Martial Arts is a Great Way to get kids Active

  According to KidsHealth.org children 6 – 12 years of  age need physical activity to build strength, coordination,  confidence — and to lay the groundwork for a healthy lifestyle. They’re also gaining more control over how active they are. School-age kids should have many chances to participate in a variety of activities, sports, [...]

May 2017

5 Body Language Signs to pay attention too. It might save your life.

This is a pretty good article.  As I have said before Body Language is the key to truly understanding anyones real or true intent.  There are plenty of resources out there to help us learn how to better understand this lost language.  The author of this article takes liberty [...]

April 2017

Exercise, when and what time to do it. Martial Arts Training will help with these questions.

Exercise,  When to start and when to do it. We all need to exercise and all should do.  I do it every day.  I also believe in function fitness and doing things that you enjoy.  Martial arts classes fit this description.  Are Martial arts classes all you need, maybe.  They [...]

February 2017

Why I Never Let My Kids Quit……Anything, Martial Arts Helps learn this….

This is a great article and applies to adults as much as kids.  When we quit something just because and don’t have a good reason we miss out on growth and opportunities and will more than likely regret the decision later on.  With kids, it teaches them that when [...]

April 2016

Cardio and Weight Loss

You might be wondering what the following article by Greg Bobby has to do with martial arts?  Well, you have to have good cardio to do martial arts, in fact the first part of all or our adult classes include a good cardio workout.  Being healthy is self defense [...]

October 2015