three post its in pink green and yellow with motivational quotes
1 View

Peace of Mind / Mental Balance – How Martial Arts Can Help Break Bad Habits

Bad habits are mostly formed at an early age and get harder to break as time passes. Without a doubt, martial arts is one of the most effective sports when it comes to physical activity and fitness. In every one of our classes, you’re being pushed further and reach your maximum physical potential.  Besides this, martial arts also enhances your mental state which will help you break bad habits and become more aware of your mind, your body and the people around you. Today’s world is often hectic and fast-paced which makes it hard to keep on staying focused and stay on the right course. With our classes, you keep your mind and body in the best health possible!


Calmness and Serenity 

Martial arts might not seem like a calming sport at first sight. With all the kicks and punches it seems to be energetic and explosive, which is a common misconception. Martial arts deals with a lot of concentration and focus. Before you’re able to learn specific moves and skills, you have to have a clear mind and keep all distractions out of your mind. Only if you do so will you be able to master the techniques. Our students have to be completely aware of their body at all times and pay attention to every detail. During training, our students are extremely focused. In the lessons, you can take time off from the stresses of daily life and become aware of what is good for you. Bad habits are often not recognized in daily life and are just a part of the routine we have. In our martial art classes, you learn to calm down and reflect on what distracts you and prevents you from being in a balanced state of mind.


man and woman in martial arts with woman kicking man holding pillowsSelf-confidence 

The moment we become confident is the moment we begin getting rid of insecurities and everything that stops us from being ourselves. Martial arts training pushes you past your limits and shows you what you’re capable of. We discover potential we never thought would be in us. With every challenge we overcome, our confidence grows and we’re less afraid of trying. This confidence is essential when it comes to breaking bad habits. You have to believe in yourself and your abilities!



Most of us are probably aware of what lack of discipline feels like. How many times have we sworn to break old habits and end up finding excuses to give up not a few days later? In our martial art classes, you’ll learn how to develop discipline and never stop trying. Our students learn to be persistent and keep on going until they reach their goals. We teach everyone that they only have success if they attend classes regularly and don’t give up even after a setback. The discipline learned in martial arts classes will also show off in different areas of life and help you to fight against your bad habits.


Start now 

Are you ready to break your bad habits and replace them with new ones? Join our martial art classes! We offer diverse programs for every age group in Howell, Rahway, and Belleville.

If you have any questions, you can simply send us a Facebook message, an email or call us. We would be happy to welcome you soon!