Naming the best martial arts for fitness is almost impossible. There are many different types of martial arts that have been practiced for thousands of years, and martial arts has made an impact all around the world. We’re going to go through the most effective martial arts that we offer and try to settle this long-held debate. Let’s do it!
1. Martial Arts
We offer a general adult martial arts class that is kind of a little bit of everything – and all of our students LOVE IT. You’ll learn how to practice self defense properly, have a great time with fun-loving people, and break quite a sweat too.
Our basic routine is to condition at the start of class, run through drills and teach new skills, and wrap up with a cool down.
You WILL get sweaty in this class- so if you’re just starting to explore martial arts and looking for the best martial arts for fitness, our Adult Martial Arts class should do the trick.
2. Brazilian Jiu Jitsu
Brazilian jiu jitsu (BJJ) is a different form of martial arts that’s practiced around the world. BJJ is key to fighting an opponent bigger and stronger than you- you’ll use physics, motion, and lots of groundwork training to defend yourself no matter the size of your attacker. BJJ for women’s self defense is popular as well.
BJJ also takes the cake on ground work- that means a lot of working your core! All who desire shredded abs, attend a BJJ class -might be the best martial arts for fitness for you.
3. Muay Thai and Krav Maga
Muay Thai and Krav Maga will both turn your entire body into a self-defense machine.
Our Muay Thai classes incorporate punching, kicking, elbowing and knee-ing and offer competitive opportunities if you’re looking to push yourself to compete in martial arts. Krav Maga is more of a bootcamp style of teaching as it was originally taught to Israeli soldiers, so it’s super practical for real-life fighting.
Both forms promise a killer physique and excellent self defense training – the best martial arts for fitness is dependent on if you want to compete and use elbows and knees, or if you want to focus more on real life self defense applications.
4. The Verdict
So basically ALL of our martial arts classes will get you super fit, super fast. Our classes are fast-paced, full-body training sessions that ramp up your heart rate and help relieve stress.
However, there are some key points you should consider when looking for the best martial arts for fitness. Are you looking to fight any opponent, even ones bigger than you? Go with BJJ. If you’re looking for next-level fitness, Krav Maga or Muay Thai are your best options.
And last but not least, you can get a taste of all of our martial arts modalities with our general Adult Martial Arts class in city. Check out our incredible Martial Arts for Fitness classes right here at our school!