How Old is Too Old to Start Martial Arts?

If you’ve ever sat on the sidelines watching your child in martial arts or helped them train at home and harbored a secret desire to start classes yourself, you may be wondering if you’re just too old to learn a new trick. How old is too old to start martial arts? The short answer is […]

4 Tips for a Successful Return to Martial Arts

Life has a way of, well, getting in the way, doesn’t it? Whether it’s family commitments or school or work, sometimes our responsibilities have to be prioritized over all else, which means our passions and hobbies fall by the wayside. But if martial arts — and more specifically, a black belt — is the one […]

5 Great Reasons Adults Should Begin Martial Arts

You may be on board with the idea of martial arts for kids — great way to burn off excess energy, learn a little discipline and coordination, get some exercise — but what about starting martial arts as an adult? Sure, there’s the self-defense aspect, which is important, but there’s so much more to the […]

3 Reasons Martial Arts is a Great Hobby for Seniors

Many people find their way to martial arts as adults, which has its advantages. But a particular group of adults — the older, wiser set — can really shine. Folks in their golden years often have the time and interest for a new hobby, and they tend to find that martial arts is particularly beneficial. […]

FMA Wins 2022 Best of Reno Awards!

Results from the Reno Gazette-Journal’s 2022 “Best of Reno” awards were announced last week, and you may recall that Freestyle Martial Arts was in the running. Big news — FMA won! It’s Kind of a Big Deal “Best of Reno” is the biggest community opinion poll around, and over 200,000 votes were cast in this […]