What are Martial Arts and How can they help my child?
Martial arts are a set of combat practices that have been developed over centuries in different parts of the world. They typically include techniques such as punches, kicks, throws, joint locks, and grappling, among others. However, martial arts are not just about fighting. They also involve the development of discipline, respect, focus, and physical fitness. […]
What is Krav Maga and How Can It Help Me?
To begin, let’s translate the definition of Krav Maga from Hebrew into English. Krav Maga translates to “contact combat”. If we compare the translation of Krav Maga to say, Karate, which translates to “open hand or empty hand”, we can already see that just by translation alone, there is a very distinct difference. While discussing […]
10 Martial Art Terms You Should Know
At Empire Dojo we teach both traditional and modern martial arts. Our traditional Japanese martial arts of Ninpo Taijutsu and Jujutsu have a very long and rich lineage that is steeped in the way of the ninja and samurai! Should you or your child ever attend (or observe) one of our traditional martial arts classes, […]
Are Private Lessons Worth The Expense?
To answer this question, we first have to ask, “what are private lessons and how are they different from regular classes”? In regular class instruction, you (the student) are training with other students of varying experience levels, ages, size, and attitude. Because of this, the teachers conduct classes in a way that is best for […]
Socializing As An Adult
Growing up as kids, most of us had school, sports, and extracurricular activities to help fill our days, making it easier to socialize and make new friends. However, as we get older, some may find it a bit more difficult, as life changes can impact our ability and opportunities to meet new people. College and […]