Practicing Martial Arts Can Help Us Age Well!
Martial arts can improve posture, balance, focus, confidence, and strength!
Jeff Ellis found increased self-esteem and greater respect for himself, as well as others.
Although Jeff was sometimes bullied as a child, he gained self-confidence by practicing karate. Martial arts also helped him manage his relationships, improve his grades at school, and eventually gave him the motivation and encouragement to graduate college.
At college, Jeff Ellis also earned his black belt. Since then, he’s been on a noble mission for over 43 years and has helped thousands build integrity and grow the character qualities that lead to greater success in life.
Martial Arts Brings a Sense of Confidence
As we’re aging, martial arts can bring a confident appearance which can help in many ways:
- Less likely to be a victim of crime
- Prevents being bullied
- Boosts personal power of attraction
- More likely to gain respect from others
- Broadens persuasive ability
- Increases control of your own destiny
What does confidence look like? Here are 5 things to keep in mind:
- Decisive stride
- Good posture
- Strong stance
- Firm handshake
- Display of self-control
A Lesson in Martial Arts for Any Age
Learn some self-defense! Go directly to 28:30 in the video where Jeff teaches self-defense for any age!
Big THANK YOU to The Normandy Senior Living for making this episode of Aging Gracefully TV possible!
Please share your thoughts in the comment box below…
Have YOU tried martial arts as an adult?
Can you see how martial arts can be a benefit to aging gracefully?
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