In a society that is as violent as ours, learning a physical skill that will help you survive a dangerous encounter is of vital importance. Critical to this training, is developing a calm mind. In the face of violence, we need to be able to be quiet and calm. Sometimes one has to walk away and sometimes one has to fight.
Learning this martial art will make you more confident in your ability to handle yourself in both stressful and violent situations. Research has shown that exercise is an effective treatment for both stress and depression.
A fundamental part of our training is Isometric strength training. In doing this, we quietly stand in various postures which both challenge the mind and the body. This induces a meditative effect which ultimately leads to increasingly deeper levels of relaxation.
Training this method will start a biological cascade of events that results in many health benefits which include protecting against heart disease and diabetes, improving sleep, lowering blood pressure and reducing weight.