question is: how can people do this? Self-defense. The martial arts improves
both mental and physical qualities, many of which lend themselves to practical
protection and serve as effective methods of self-defense. Many of the
arts originated as fighting systems and were used to triumph over enemies
and physical threats. In modern times, martial artists train mentally
as well, gaining the discipline to essentially overcome their fears.
Explore with us self-defense, how it fits in the context of martial arts, some safety precautions you can take, and some basic self-defense skills and moves. Lastly, martial arts students share first-hand experiences in which they used their martial arts knowledge to defend themselves in unsafe situations.