If you’re looking for a one stop shop to meet all of your 2023 new year resolutions, look no further than starting your Jiu Jitsu Journey.
Jiu Jitsu is not only one of the most effective martial arts for self-defense, it has also been proven to help with a variety of mental health conditions. In our world today, depression, anxiety, PTSD, and other mental health issues are rampant. Jiu Jitsu can be a powerful tool in helping you overcome these struggles.
Here are three reasons why you should start Jiu Jitsu in 2023:
- Build community. By participating in classes, you will meet new people who share your interest in Jiu Jitsu. You’ll develop friendships with other students who are equally passionate about this sport as you are. Community and friendships are extremely important for those who struggle with mental health issues. It can also be helpful to have friends and community that motivate you to stay consistent, and hold you accountable in terms of what you eat, how you recover, and your lifestyle outside of the gym.
- Get in Shape. Jiu Jitsu is a cardiovascular workout — there’s no question about that! The movements require a combination of strength and cardio, so you will notice yourself losing weight, building strength, and improving overall health when training Jiu Jitsu.. In addition, the discipline required for Brazilian Jiu Jitsu can help improve self-control through mindfulness training which results in fewer issues with anger management or impulsive behavior overall.
- Improve confidence. As you continue to learn and grow, you will notice that your confidence is improving both at the gym and in other areas of your life. If you started this year feeling defeated, unmotivated, or aimless, there is no better way to get out of your rut than stepping on the Jiu Jitsu mats. As you begin to master techniques and spar against other students, your trust in yourself will return and your motivation to improve your life and yourself will be renewed. You’ll find yourself looking forward to your next class and feeling more confident in all areas of life.
Professor Tony Casarez always says, “time is going to pass by anyways, why not train and become a black belt?”
Don’t let another year go by putting off your goals and settling for mediocrity. If you’re ready to get back on track, contact us today about a free trial.
Your future self will thank you for it!
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