Deciding to train in Martial Arts is an important and life changing decision. Below are a few of the most common questions we are asked at Cheney’s Zen Karate & Kickboxing. If you have any further questions, please do not hesitate to contact us.
Why Study Martial Arts?
The Martial Arts can be practiced by everyone. It is a tremendous way to get in shape and at the same time, learn a highly effective means of self defense. The reasons for studying Martial Arts will depend on an individual’s needs and interests:
• CONDITIONING – Martial Arts training utilizes beneficial exercises that increase stamina, strength, flexibility and endurance.
• SELF DEFENSE – Martial Arts correctly taught and learned is absolutely the ultimate in self defense.
• DISCIPLINE – Martial Arts is hard work, mentally and physically and strong moral character is emphasized in the training.• SELF CONFIDENCE – Achieved through improved skills and physical fitness. Gain mental peace with yourself and your body.
• SPORT – For those with enjoy competitive sports there are international competitions in which students may participate.
Will I Get Hurt?
Although injuries can occur from time to time, the likelihood of any serious injury is very low. Students are taught to be careful and controlled and all training is closely monitored by an instructor. Sports such as basketball and hockey tend to have a much higher rate of injury than martial arts.
Is It Expensive?
The cost for our martial arts programs is only slightly higher than the monthly fee at most gyms. At a gym you pay your fee and only use the facility. We offer the added benefit of professional world class instruction in addition to our state of the art facility.