Tai Chi is seeing increasing amounts of media attention. Not only for the all-round health benefits it can provide but more specifically for the art’s ability to improve balance and facilitate good cognitive functioning well into old age. As a result, many gyms and health clubs across the globe are now offering Tai Chi classes.
Judo has been around since 1882 and the benefits of this art shine brightly. Throughout time, judokas (those who practice judo) have been known for having incredible athletic attributes, like strength, balance, and flexibility.
A former UFC (the Ultimate Fighting Championship) fighter, Nick Osipczak competed multiple times for the world’s most renowned fighting organization. Not only that, he was the first fighter to represent Tai Chi Ch’uan in MMA (Mixed Martial Arts). Since then, he has committed his time in effort in achieving mastery in this ancient Chinese martial arts discipline.
Did you know you become a leader the first time you wrap a white belt around your waist? Black belts are usually seen as the leaders in their respective martial arts schools or dojos. However, it’s important to note that other students, regardless of age or rank, can begin working on their influential leadership skills long before they reach advanced levels.