MMA is more than a sport
Students of MMA (Mixed Martial Arts) are some of the most dedicated athletes in the world. Especially if they are professional athletes competing for an opportunity to become a champion. However, Mixed Martial Arts as a career tends to be short compared to most careers. Injury, stress, financial challenges and inevitably aging all contribute to a career spanning only about 10-15 years on average. But martial arts training doesn’t end just because the competition part has passed. In fact, most champions of the sport started out as a means to learn self defense. Or maybe to get into great shape. And they stayed with it because they loved it. The friendships, healthy lifestyle and overall quality of life is what kept them involved. And while competition may have give them a specific goal to aim for, it is the confidence and personal growth that keeps us coming back well past our youthful prime.
MMA for the everyday student
Everyday new students are discovering the world of Mixed Martial Arts. And while they may have been drawn to the art by way of the UFC or Bellator, they are training for very different reasons. Mixed Martial Arts is a realistic form of Self Defense that is great for both kids and adults of all ages. MMA classes offer a complete fitness workout and an opportunity to learn a real skillset in a positive environment. Of course, every school is unique and students interested in learning Jiu-jitsu, Muay Thai and Mixed Martial Arts should try a few out to find the one that best suits their family’s needs. Most martial arts academies offer a free trial so find one near you and give it a try ASAP!
Team Tooke Mixed Martial Arts
10111 Grant Rd. Suite r Houston, TX 77070