Do’s and Don’t in doing Martial Arts

Martial arts can be a great way to improve your physical fitness, mental discipline, and self-defence skills. Here are some general do’s and don’ts to keep in mind when practicing martial arts:


  1. Respect your instructor and fellow students.
  2. Warm up properly before training to prevent injuries.
  3. Follow proper techniques and form to maximize the benefits and prevent injuries.
  4. Practice regularly to improve your skills and maintain your fitness.
  5. Be patient and persistent in your training to achieve your goals.
  6. Stay hydrated and take breaks as needed.
  7. Use protective gear when appropriate to prevent injuries.
  8. Listen to your body and stop training if you feel pain or discomfort.


  1. Use martial arts to intimidate or bully others.
  2. Show disrespect or lack of discipline towards your instructor or fellow students.
  3. Skip warm-ups or cool-downs, as it can increase your risk of injury.
  4. Use improper techniques or form, as it can lead to injuries or ineffective practice.
  5. Over-train, as it can lead to physical and mental fatigue or burnout.
  6. Compare yourself to others or expect to progress at the same rate.
  7. Neglect hydration or push through injuries.
  8. Engage in unsafe sparring or training without proper supervision or protective gear.

Remember, martial arts is not only about learning fighting techniques but also developing discipline, respect, and humility. Following these do’s and don’ts will not only help you improve your martial arts skills but also become a better person.

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