Taekwondo is the national sport of South Korea. Outside of Korea, the art is wildly popular; it has been estimated that 100 million people worldwide practice the Olympic sport. Check out this short blog post to learn more about Taekwondo and the GMAU Taekwondo program.
So, you or your child want to start martial arts. That’s GREAT news – martial arts can benefit you in so many ways! But here’s an age-old question: Will it be Karate or Taekwondo? You’re not the first person to think about this. It’s a dilemma many people face. To decide, there are many questions …
Krav Maga is a combatives (fighting) system used by military, law enforcement, and civilians worldwide. It’s simple, straight forward, and quickly learned. Krav Maga is not a sport; rather, its whole purpose is for self-defense. Check out this short blog post to learn more about Krav Maga and the GMAU Krav Maga program.
The Bo (or staff) is the most common weapon found across martial arts. It is a highly versatile “tool” that has been used for agricultural work tasks, to assist walking and balance, and is extremely useful for self-defense. Check out this short blog post to learn more about the GMAU Bojutsu (Ultimate Bo) program.
It has been said that you can learn anything online. Khan Academy, a leader in free online learning resources and the global classroom concept, embraces that notion through this motto: Whoever you are, wherever you are, you only have to know one thing: you can learn anything. In this article, I share with you excerpts from an interview with Instructor Adam Gerrald, the Lead Taekwondo Instructor for Global Martial Arts University, regarding WHAT you need at home to be successful, as well as sound advice on HOW to train at home.
Muay Thai is the national sport of Thailand. It is also known as the “Art of 8 Limbs” because fighters use their hands, elbows, knees and feet. Thai Boxing is an exciting combat sport, amazing workout, and it great for self-defense. Check out this short blog post to learn more about the GMAU Muay Thai program.