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4 Best Martial Arts Disciplines for Kids to Learn & Why
4 Best Martial Arts Disciplines for Kids to Learn & Why

Learning a martial art is steadily becoming one of the most popular activities for kids, for a wide variety of reasons - from basic fitness, to confidence building, and character development. That being said, as a parent, it can be difficult to choose which martial art is the right discipline for children to learn, especially if you’re not familiar with them yourself.Not to worry! We’re here to give you a detailed overview of the 5 best martial arts disciplines for kids, with an explainer as to why each is beneficial for children to learn. Why learning martial arts is so good for kids Gone are the days where martial arts are seen as a “violent” activity. Today, martial arts classes for kids focus on imparting important life skills like self-defence and confidence, as well as character values like respect and discipline.  What makes martial arts such a great activity for kids is that it combines the energetic and action-packed nature of exercise, with healthy character values, providing a holistic opportunity for growth. Plus, martial arts classes also offer kids the chance to meet and make new friends! 4 best martial arts disciplines for kids to learn Each martial arts discipline offers a unique set of learning values and benefits, and it’s important to understand the foundational elements of what they offer before choosing one for your child.  Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) As one of the most versatile (and renowned) combat sports in the world, MMA incorporates a mixture of techniques from striking arts such as Boxing and Kung Fu, and grappling arts like Judo and Brazilian Jiu Jitsu into one discipline. Why it’s good for kids  The benefits that MMA has for kids extends beyond training in the combat sport to a healthy way to maintain a good level of fitness, as well as providing essential skills for self-defence in case of an emergency. Brazilian Jiu Jitsu  Primarily a wrestling-focused martial art, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu involves the use of grappling techniques and strategic thinking to win over an opponent. Despite its appearance as a physical sport, much of the discipline is focused around learning to think and plan ahead to get an advantage. Why it’s good for kids Apart from the obvious physical fitness benefits that come with learning Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, the mental development that is encouraged can greatly benefit kids in understanding their own abilities and how to plan ahead for success. Kickboxing/Boxing Kickboxing or boxing is a striking art that combines the use of arms and legs, making it a dynamic and energetic martial art to learn. Instead of strength, stamina and fitness is the main focus of kickboxing and boxing disciplines. Why it’s good for kids  Kickboxing/boxing is the ideal program to increase the overall level of activity for kids, especially those who may struggle with keeping fit due to lack of motivation. As part of the training, kids are also taught about positive ways to manage bullying and conflict resolution. Wing Chun Kung Fu (15+) Popularised by the blockbuster movie Ip Man, Wing Chun Kung Fu is a martial art that emphasises self-defence against various types of attacks. Fun fact: It’s also the martial art that the legendary Bruce Lee was trained in! Why it’s good for kids  Wing Chun offers kids the ability to build up their own defences both physically and mentally against the challenges that they will face later on in life, providing a solid foundation for personal growth. Townsville’s only provider of the industry’s #1 character development system At UMF Academy, we are proud to be the exclusive provider of the industry’s #1 character development system in Townsville and have helped many kids build strong foundational values to help them succeed in life. We offer the following martial arts classes for kids in Townsville: Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) 4 Kids (6-14 years) Kids Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Combatives (6-14 years) Kickboxing 4 Kids (6-14 years) Wing Chun Kung Fu (15+ years) Set your child up for success in life by giving them an enriching experience in martial arts discipline — sign up for a class today!

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8 Important Ways Martial Arts Builds Character
8 Important Ways Martial Arts Builds Character

Martial arts are more than just a sport or recreational past time, it’s one of the best ways to build character and instil important values that can carry us through life. At UMF Academy, we’re strong proponents for the benefits that martial arts offers (beyond physical), with one of the most important coming in the form of character development.In many ways, what happens in martial arts is a metaphor for life. Setbacks, hardships, struggles, jubilation, and the continual pursuit to find our best selves. Whether you’re looking for just another reason why you should enrol your child into martial arts, or you’re simply wanting to learn more about the character virtues of the martial arts, read on. 1. Resilience Resilience, or your ability to bounce back and recover from setbacks is one of the most important character traits to help individuals navigate difficult situations.  Martial arts aren’t just about teaching physical resilience in stressful, physical situations, it’s also about teaching resilience in the face of hardships. For individuals wanting to navigate the everyday challenges presented by high-stress environments, developing mental resilience and the ability to stay calm under pressure is essential. Whether you’re working in a high-stress work environment, or navigating a particular stressful period of your life, the resilience imparted through martial arts can help to guide your approach and foster a more positive outcome.  2. Respect Respect is one of the key cornerstones of martial arts training that can positively impact character development. In life, respect begins with ourselves. If we wish to be respected by others, we must first act in a respectful manner to all of those around us. For student of martial arts, you will know that respect underscores the routine and approach to martial arts training. Respect for opponents, competitors, and our adversaries is one of the main teachings imparted to those participating martial arts. 3. Discipline  In martial arts, nothing comes easily. As such, discipline is a necessary virtue for those that are looking to ascend through the ranks and realise their potential. In today’s world, where individuals struggle for discipline – from the amount of time we spend behind screens, to the act of saying “no”, martial arts is an important way that individuals can improve discipline. Adhering to a set of rules and behaviours means holding yourself to a higher standard that can help you to effectively pursue and achieve your goals in other facets of life.  4. Patience Patience is more than a virtue – it’s an essential character trait in the gym and in life. Just like in life, results in martial arts come with time and consistency. Patience is an integral virtue that carries students through training and encourages positive character development that spills over from the gym and into our everyday lives.  5. Emotional control Emotional control plays an essential role in managing emotions and shaping our character. At its core, martial arts teach students the virtue of patience and understanding before reaction. Students are encouraged to practice emotional control and seek amicable outcomes that deescalate hostile situations. The ability to react out of reason and not emotion is an essential character development that can help students to control and regulate emotions through stressful situations. 6. Peaceful resolution Contrary to popular belief, martial arts aren’t about violence – it’s about peaceful resolution. One of the key teachings in martial arts training is that the best way to win a fight is to avoid it altogether. As students grow and progress through their training, the virtues of peaceful resolution continue to guide teachings and encourage a non-violent outcome. The principal of martial wisdom is a powerful teaching that guides positive character development. 7. Mindfulness Mindfulness fosters introspection and encourages us to look within to understand feelings, emotions, and how we react to different situations. Martial arts is grounded in mindfulness, reflection, and introspective searching in the continued pursuit of growth. As far as character development goes, manfulness plays a key role in better understanding ourselves, what makes us tick, and how we can continue to develop to realise the best version of ourselves.  8. Leadership Leadership skills and character traits that we learn in the gym carry over into our everyday lives and guide our interpersonal and professional relationships. Martial arts encourage self-confidence and leadership qualities that can be applied to friends, colleagues, and those in our local community. The lessons instilled through martial arts training foster long-term leadership skills and positive character development that are guided by accountability, responsibility, and humility.  

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The Importance of a Character Development System in Martial Arts
The Importance of a Character Development System in Martial Arts

As a parent, you may be thinking that developing a ‘Character Development System’ for children sounds unnecessary - after all, if your child is well behaved, they’re going to figure things out for themselves, right?  The truth is that a Character Development System does more than just provide behaviour correction — it also equips children with essential character values that they can take into the later stages of their life. The use of the Character Development System in martial arts has shown the best results in instilling deep and lasting positive concepts in children, such as discipline, perseverance, respect, confidence, and emotional control. What is the Character Development System? The Character Development System is a structured way to teach and impart deep and meaningful character values to children. Developed over 6 years of research and testing by industry-leading child development specialist, Dr. Robyn Silverman, the Character Development System is proven to deliver significant results in helping children learn and practise good character values such as respect, gratitude, self-discipline, and confidence. Since its introduction to the martial arts industry in 2006, it has grown steadily in popularity among students and their parents, adding the aspect of educational value to martial arts programs for a holistic approach. How the Character Development System works with martial arts The Character Development System works by combining the intensity and focused teaching techniques of physical programs with powerful words that introduce important values to children. Its application has since extended to schools, learning centres, gyms, and even dance studios, but it was originally designed to be used alongside martial arts programs. Under the Character Development System, a Powerful Word will be introduced each month. As children attend their martial arts classes, instructors will incorporate this Powerful Word into the program by explaining it in understandable terms, as well as helping to reinforce their understanding of it through physical practice exercises. Children will also be encouraged to be a part of the conversation about the Powerful Word by asking questions to better understand and absorb it as a concept. The impact of the Character Development System on children extends beyond their time in the martial arts class as well — children often demonstrate the same skills with their teachers at school and with parents at home, leading to positive growth over time. Benefits of the Character Development System for children and parents  So, what exactly are the benefits of the Character Development System? Improved behaviour  Being taught values that emphasise the importance of respecting others can help young adults and children to behave better and showcase less problematic behaviour. Parents that struggle with finding the right ways to discipline their children will gain more support from the Character Development System and be able to work with it to emphasise and encourage positive behaviour in their children. Together with the self-discipline that is part and parcel of martial arts, children will gradually learn to control their behaviour better, and learn how to communicate their needs and feelings in a more mature way. Increased confidence and self-esteem Children that learn under the Character Development System can experience a healthy boost to their natural level of confidence and self-esteem. This is especially helpful for children that struggle with being bullied or making friends. Through positive reinforcement and the personal strength that they gain from exercising martial arts techniques, they will be better equipped to defend themselves from negative physical or emotional experiences. Preparation for future success  Children form their personality and habits early on, and often carry these into their adulthood as they grow. With the Character Development System and the value of a martial arts program, children can form a strong foundation for future growth that will increase their chances of doing well in all other aspects of their life, from school to relationships, and even in career opportunities. UMF Academy — Townsville’s exclusive provider of the #1 Character Development System The best way to see the benefits of the Character Development System for your child is to enrol them in a martial arts class that offers it as a core part of their programs. UMF Academy is the only martial arts provider that offers the #1 Character Development System in Townsville and North Queensland. We incorporate the Character Development System in all our kids martial arts programs, such as our classes for 4-7 years and 8-14 years. If you’d like to know more about how your child can benefit from the best marital arts provider in Townsville, contact our friendly team today!

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What Is the Right Age to Enrol My Child in Martial Arts?
What Is the Right Age to Enrol My Child in Martial Arts?

Learning a martial art is an enriching way for your child to gain the confidence and discipline that will help them succeed in life as they grow. As the outdated view of martial arts being a violent sport fades in favour of it being an activity that promotes character growth, more and more Australian parents are now enrolling their children in martial arts classes. If you’re considering enrolling your child in a martial arts program, you might be wondering what the right age is to help them get the most out of the classes. We’re here to provide guidance on how old your children should be to benefit from learning a martial arts discipline. What’s the best age for kids to start martial arts? The best age for kids to start learning a martial art is from 4 years old and onward. At this preschooler age, children have lots of energy and willingness to explore new concepts, particularly  with physical activity. A martial arts class provides a fun and dynamic outlet for kids to explore and play in a structured way while helping them learn important character values like respect and self-control. Naturally, some parents will have reservations about martial arts as an activity due to its physical nature, but the truth is, the classes are designed with safety as a priority. Instructors are just as concerned about the comfort and enjoyment of the kids as they are with their progress. Considerations for different age groups The two main age groups for kids martial arts classes are 4-7 years and 8-14 years old. Each age group is run differently to cater to the children's level of ability. Martial arts classes for 4-7 years old will typically focus on teaching them non-striking solutions and fun fitness activities based on actual martial arts techniques such as from Wing Chun. The goal is mainly to equip them with the means to guard against common challenges faced at their age like bullying. Classes for children 8-14 years old will start to incorporate more extensive techniques to help them explore and discover their personal abilities and gain confidence in dealing with the stresses of school and relationships. Through the practice of taught techniques, children will also learn essential life values and build good character to carry them far in life. What age is too young for martial arts? Children under the age of 4 years are typically considered too young to be in a martial arts class. At this early age, children will still be developing their core motor and comprehension skills such as learning how to walk and talk, and thus will not be independent enough to attend a martial arts class. The benefits of starting martial arts early Starting your child early in martial arts has multiple benefits, chief among them being character development. Many problems faced by individuals during adolescence and adulthood often stem from unresolved issues during childhood. With the right foundation in character development early on, children will be able to have a solid foundation to learn and grow on, minimising the impact that negative influences can have on them. Another key benefit of starting martial arts early is the enrichment that it provides to children. Modern entertainment options such as gaming and social media are by no means bad, but they don’t offer as much learning value to children as martial arts can. Martial arts is a great physical outlet for children to release their high-levels of energy while keeping them fit, flexible and healthy. Kickstart a love of martial arts with UMF Academy Ready to enrol your child in a martial arts class? UMF Academy is the premier provider of martial arts programs in Townsville and North Queensland. Our Little Dragons (4-7 years) and Young Warriors (8-14 years) martial arts programs are the sole incorporators of the industry renowned Character Development System, which imparts essential life skills and values to give children the best shot at succeeding in life. Both of these programs are also based on Wing Chun Kung Fu techniques — our instructors at UMF have direct lineage from Ip Man to Grand Master William Cheung. Contact us to learn more about how you can enrol your child in the best martial arts academy in Townsville today!

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7 Best Muay Thai Sparring Tips For Beginners
7 Best Muay Thai Sparring Tips For Beginners

Your first few steps into a new martial art is exhilarating — with so many techniques to learn you will no doubt have a lot to take on and practice as a beginner. For Muay Thai, a big part of this excitement is getting to spar with others. That said, sparring can result in blows to your body, technique, and your spirit if you’re not quite ready for it. Sparring for any martial art should be conducted under the watchful eye of your martial arts instructor - here are the 7 essential tips that we give to all Muay Thai sparring beginners. Our top 7 Muay Thai sparring tips for beginners Don’t go too hard Sparring isn’t something that all beginners will jump into right away. Your instructor will only give you permission to spar only when they think you are ready. The main reason for this is that there’s a possibility of injury during sparring sessions — many beginners get overwhelmed by the heat of the moment and hit too hard, hurting themselves and their sparring partner in the process. Remember, the purpose of sparring is to help you see how your techniques perform against a dynamic opponent, not to see if you are “better” than them. Focus on how you deliver your strikes and blocks instead of going all out on your sparring partner — they’re not going to appreciate it, and you won’t learn anything from the session.   Wear the right equipment You’re going to be hitting and getting hit when sparring, so make sure that you wear the right kind of equipment for it. These include: Boxing gloves – As we’re talking about Muay Thai kickboxing, you’re going to need the right gloves. Make sure they are the right size and fit. Shin guards – The last thing you want is to drive your bare shin directly into your opponent’s leg. It is as painful as it sounds, so remember to get proper shin guards that fit you and don’t slip down. Headgear – Find a protective headgear that fits you snugly without making you feel too constricted. Sufficient padding is also a must. Groin Protection – Guys should already know better than to neglect having a groin guard. Ladies shouldn’t overlook this protection too — getting kicked hard in the crotch is painful for anyone. Mouthguard – Don’t be tempted to cheap out on a proper mouthguard. Get a professional grade one as an investment, and your teeth will thank you. Separate sparring from fighting Let’s get one thing straight — sparring is not fighting. Beginners often make this mistake; and it’s not hard to see why. When faced with an opponent, your mind’s fight or flight responses can take over and cause you to lose focus of the objective of sparring. Your sparring partner is not trying to hurt you, so you shouldn’t try to either. Try not to take things personally either; accidents and injuries can happen to matter how careful the both of you are, but they are never intentional. Learn to keep a clear mindset of what you want to practice when sparring and place less focus on the actual fight.  Find the right sparring partners It may sound counter intuitive, but having a vastly more experienced sparring partner is actually more beneficial for your learning. Of course, it can be intimidating facing someone who may be much stronger than you, but again, the lessons of sparring are to see how well you execute the techniques you’ve learned in a real environment. Instructors will often match beginners to experts as experts already have the ability to control their strikes and have a better understanding of how sparring is conducted. This creates a more controlled environment for beginners to learn in rather than trying to “beat” the other person.  Work on your weaknesses A training dummy won’t counter after taking a hit, but your sparring partner will. This is why sparring is such a great opportunity for learning where your weak spots are, and how you can work on improving them.  Even fighters with flawless technique can fall prey to simple mistakes for reading opposing moves, which is why the experience of sparring is so valuable in training. This way, you can learn dynamically and progress from mastering a technique to mastering how and when to apply it. Put together combinations Stringing multiple techniques together is the most organic way to get better at sparring as a beginner. Each kick and strike you’ve learned so far are meant to be used in tandem, not individually, and it’s during a sparring match where you can try out just how effective your personal combinations are.  Take the opportunity to try out different techniques and don’t forget that sparring is just as much about learning to strike as learning to defend. Have fun Last but not least, just have fun. The reason why you’ve come so far as a Muay Thai practitioner is because you have a passion for it — and it’s that passion that you should fully embrace even during sparring sessions. Learn to enjoy the process instead of always pushing yourself forward. You’ll find your journey to be much more memorable this way!  If you’re looking for a place to begin learning Muay Thai kickboxing, UMF Academy is the No.1 martial arts provider in Townsville and North Queensland. Our Muay Thai classes are conducted by master instructors that can guide you with the proper training towards your first sparring session.

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5 Reasons To Get Your Child Started on Kickboxing / Boxing
5 Reasons To Get Your Child Started on Kickboxing / Boxing

When it comes to kickboxing or boxing (or any martial arts for that matter), many parents worry that enrolling their child may be setting them up for conflict. UMF Academy is the only martial arts provider in Townville that offers the industry’s #1 Character Development System in our kickboxing program for kids. The Character Development System prepares children to respond to conflict and challenges by stopping them before it starts, to avoid it and prevent it. The truth is, enrolling your child in kickboxing / Boxing isn’t about setting them up for playground supremacy. Kickboxing or boxing provides a long list of physical and mental benefits that can help your child to build confidence and thrive with conflict resolution skills that they can carry through their formative years. In this article, we’ll tackle the stigma of martial arts for kids and look at 5 reasons why you should consider enrolling your child in kickboxing. Kickboxing / Boxing Builds Confidence Whether your child is an introvert or an extrovert, kickboxing is a great way to build confidence. The confidence instilled through kickboxing for kids isn’t just about knowing that they can handle themselves if push comes to shove. For kids, it’s about building confidence through physical development and holistic fitness. Not simply the confidence to navigate their way through the school halls, but confidence in their outward appearance and how they carry themselves in everyday situations. For children that may be more reserved, kickboxing and boxing is an excellent way to bring them out of their shell and instil those critical building blocks of self-confidence. Kickboxing /Boxing Teaches Conflict Resolution One of the biggest misnomers about kickboxing and the martial arts is that they are based on conflict. In fact, this couldn’t be further from the trust. For kids who learn kickboxing/boxing, they are instilled with the notion that peaceful resolution must always be their first resort. Kids who know understand their own physical capabilities are more likely to navigate through times of confidence with discipline and conflict at the front of mind. For young kids, knowing that they have the combat skills required to handle themselves in a physical altercation means that they are less likely to instigate conflict and more likely to deescalate conflict situations.  Kickboxing / Boxing Teaches Respect Just like all martial arts disciplines, kickboxing and boxing is grounded in discipline and respect. For kids starting out on their kick boxing journey, the notion of respect is something that will be taught from their very first lesson. Respect for their instructor, their peers, and for their environment helps to foster a competitive, fun environment for everyone. Kickboxing places a strong emphasis on patience, discipline, and respect for the craft and those around them.  Kickboxing / Boxing is Fun! It would be remiss of us to write a list about the best reasons your child should start kickboxing without mentioning the F-word – FUN! Kickboxing / Boxing isn’t just about learning and growing as an individual, it’s about having fun in an environment of like-minded peers who share the same goals and same objectives. Kids love kickboxing / Boxing classes because it teaches them real-world skills that build confidence in a fun and safe environment. Boxing and kickboxing is one of the fastest growing disciplines of martial arts for that very reason! For many students, the allure of kickboxing / Boxing comes from learning a new skill with real life application, however, after their first classes many of the students are hooked on the ‘fun’ element of learning a new skill in a safe and welcoming environment. 5. Kickboxing / Boxing Builds Social Networks Just like team sports, boxing and kickboxing for kids is a great way to build a network outside of the classroom. For many young students, enrolling in kickboxing means forming life-long friendships with children outside of their school peer group. For many children, it also means meeting children from many different backgrounds and creating bonds that go beyond sharing a classroom. For kids, the emphasis is on creating friends in a fun and respectful environment that can help to build their network of peers. Final Thoughts  When it comes to martial arts and self-defence, the tide is certainly changing in Australia. As more parents recognise the social and personal development benefits that come from kickboxing / Boxing and becoming involved in the martial arts, the community continues to multiply and welcome in new children. If you’re still on the fence, head down to UMF to chat with our friendly team about how we can get your child enrolled and excited about the opportunities of learning self-defence in a safe and supportive environment. UMF Academy is the only martial arts provider in Townville that offers the industry’s #1 Character Development System in our kickboxing program for kids. The Character Development System prepares children to respond to conflict and challenges by stopping them before it starts, to avoid it and prevent it.

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4 Best Martial Art for Women's Self Defence
4 Best Martial Art for Women's Self Defence

In response to crime rates in modern society, self-defence for women is more important than ever for ensuring their personal safety. According to the ABS, it’s estimated that 1 out of every 3 women in Australia have experienced physical violence since the age of 15.Learning a martial art is one of the best ways for women to not only equip themselves with practical skills for protection but also to boost their self-confidence and peace of mind when travelling. If you’re considering taking up a martial art for self-defence, we’ve got you covered. In this article, we’ve highlighted the 4 best martial arts for women and why they are great for those looking to improve their self-defence capability.  The Value of Martial Arts and Self Defence for Women  It’s a sad reality that women are disproportionately represented in martial arts due to the false traditional stigma of violence that’s associated with martial arts. Most martial arts have their roots in defence rather than being a tool for offence or aggression. Martial arts are also widely known for being a medium for enhancing one's self-discipline and self-control and promotes values such as respect and mastery of the self. Women are often subject to unfair treatment due to archaic societal perceptions of masculinity. It’s no wonder that they also face higher risks of crime-related violence, and in some extreme cases, sexual assault. In such cases, the value of martial arts cannot be understated in helping to deal with perpetrators or even prevent them from acting against you altogether. 4 Best Martial Art for Women's Self Defence Krav Maga Originally developed for the Israel Defence Forces (IDF), Krav Maga is an Israeli martial art that focuses on survivability rather than ‘winning’ over an opponent. It’s best known for having wide applications in real-world situations. Because Krav Maga doesn’t require a lot of mastery over specific techniques, it’s one of the easiest martial arts to pick up for women. You can start learning Krav Maga today and immediately learn moves that are applicable in commonly encountered situations, such as snatch theft or against a knife-wielding assailant.  Brazilian Jiu Jitsu As its name suggests, Jiu Jitsu originates from Brazil and is a martial art that features the use of grapples, ground fighting, and submission holds as part of its key set of techniques. Being pinned to the ground by an assailant is one of the most difficult positions to defend yourself in, especially so for women, as a lot of physical strength is required to push another ~ 70kg person off you. In taking up Jiu Jitsu, women can learn how to defend themselves against attackers even while lying on the ground and drastically improve their chance of escape. Muay Thai Kickboxing   Muay Thai, or kickboxing, is an extremely popular combat sport that features the use of both legs and arms for both defence and offence. Lots of women favour Muay Thai as it also happens to be great at burning calories and helping with weight loss. But aside from that, kickboxing also teaches self-defence skills for women like how to escape from wrist grabs, chokes, and hair grabs.  Wing Chun – the style Bruce Lee trained in Wing Chun was popularized around the world by Bruce Lee and also gained a lot more recognition after the movie “Ip Man” was released across the globe. It’s a martial art that is characterised by its focus on close-quarters hand-to-hand combat and straightforward techniques. Wing Chun was developed by woman it’s based on science and proper body mechanics. With techniques that don’t require a lot of arm strength, Wing Chun is gaining popularity among women who want a reliable way to defend themselves without needing to apply a lot of force. It’s an accessible martial art that can be picked up quickly regardless of your fitness level. It’s formidability comes from its ability to transcend size, abilities, disabilities etc. Tips for Choosing the Right Martial Arts Style for You   When it comes to finding the best martial art for women, we like to recommend choosing one that you are most comfortable with. Watching demonstration videos is a good way to try and envision yourself performing these techniques, as well as seeing firsthand how they apply to self-defence.  It may seem daunting to pick up a martial art for self-defence, but it’s simply a matter of practice to be able to reliably use it in dangerous situations. Once you’ve started attending regular classes, your trainers will be able to guide you and build your confidence in your abilities. Not to mention, your fitness, strength, and agility will improve dramatically.  At UMF Academy, we offer all the above best martial arts for women in North Queensland and Townville. Our classes are conducted by experienced Instructors of each martial art to help you along your self-defence journey. Contact us today to find out more about our classes!

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