Many adults struggle to find a good exercise regimen that really fits their personality and desires. You can know the importance of staying active and still have a hard time following the advice. If this describes you, we at American Karate Institute in Miami have a solution: Martial Arts Classes for Adults. Taking one of these classes will allow you to stay fit and healthy, gain new skills, work on your discipline, and meet some new people.
STAY FIT AND HEALTHY
It is hard not to be in shape when you are put through training multiple times a week. We have karate classes for adults in Miami that move faster than those for children. We are also sens...
Flexibility is a vital part of martial arts training. High levels of flexibility allow taekwondo artists to kick high and jiu-jitsu artists to be highly mobile and efficient, while reducing the risk of injuries for all students. Though most martial arts focus on static stretching due to their respective traditions, the latest science finds that dynamic stretching has significantly more positive potential. Moreover, evidence also shows that static stretching may temporarily reduce strength in the affected muscles.
Taking these findings into account, here’s our breakdown of how to use scientific data to optimize stretching, in and outside of t...
School can be a challenging environment for some students. Kids have to succeed academically, while learning plenty of life lessons, juggling extracurricular activities, and dealing with new challenges they've never faced before.
At the American Karate Institute, we teach many of the skills required to succeed in school. We're not solely looking at academic performance, as conflict avoidance, working well with others, and respecting others and oneself are some of the many essential traits acquired from martial arts training. Here are our top ten benefits of martial arts for students who train at AKI Miami.
The Martial arts are frequently thought upon as a very masculine practice. While gender shouldn’t be an issue, we do find that many women either disregard martial arts as a guy’s endeavor or are intimidated by the perception of a boys’ club. That being said, at the American Karate Institute, we acknowledge the many great benefits for women practicing martial arts and this thought that martial arts practices are manly pursuits prevents many women from receiving said benefits. Here we highlight some of the biggest benefits martial arts for women provides.
Empowerment and Self-Confidence
Martial arts for women can help reduce feelings of inadequacy,...
At the American Karate Institute, we are proud to teach you not only how to physically defend yourselves in situations when your presented with danger, but we also train you in attitude.
A journey with AKI MIami is one that provides a foundation; a real basis for you to evolve into solid, upstanding people with respect for yourselves, your superiors, and one another.
Attitude is Everything: Positivity is so powerful — there’s just no denying it. A positive attitude is essential to being successful, achieving common goals, and growing to be a better person. Having a positive attitude helps you to believe in yourself and know you can truly ach...
Mixed martial arts is not just about learning to fight — it teaches you discipline, technique and respect. Training takes dedication and patience for the practice. For anyone looking to learn self-defense, get in better shape or compete professionally, you will find MMA can be a life-changing experience. Why should you enroll in our mixed martial arts classes? American Karate Institute knows and its students know exactly why.
It is an incredible way to become fit, muscular and toned.
It’s a form of exercise you will never get bored doing, as is often the case with regular gym exercise.
Training in martial arts helps you acquire a ve...
There’s always a first time for everything. Do you remember when it was your child’s first day of school? Their first time being away from you? Or even their first trip to a memorable place, like the zoo or amusement park. These are places and events that your child will react differently to. They can react by being scared, afraid of being alone, excited, happy, etc. The same goes for their first Martial Arts class. If you are a parent who just enrolled your child for Martial Arts classes, here’s how to prepare them for their first Martial Arts class.
1. Being nervous is OK
Let’s face it. Everyone gets nervous their first time doing anything...