Naming the best martial arts for fitness is almost impossible. There are so many different forms of martial arts that humans have been practicing 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 crown a champion. Let’s do it!
1. Martial Arts
We offer a general adult martial arts class that incorporates modalities from ALL of the other martial arts programs we offer – and all of our students LOVE IT. You’ll learn how to practice self defense properly, have a blast with like-minded people, and break quite a sweat too. We start with conditioning, move to new skills and drills, and finish by cooling down and recapping. 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 may be your best option.
2. Brazilian Jiu Jitsu
Brazilian jiu jitsu (BJJ) is a slightly different form of martial arts, 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 is super popular when it comes to women’s self defense, too. This martial arts will work your core a lot due to the nature of the ground work and leveraging moves! 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 kick your butt into the next town over. Our Muay Thai classes are for you if you’re looking to train competitively and fight on the mat. You’ll also learn how to attack with your elbows and knees instead of just punching and kicking. 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. There ARE some key points to consider, however, when looking for the best martial arts for fitness. Looking for lots of groundwork? Go with BJJ. If you want to train competitively, Krav Maga or Muay Thai are your best options. And finally, you can get a little bit of everything and sweat your stress away with our general Adult Martial Arts class in city. Check out our incredible Martial Arts for Fitness classes right here at our school!