Naming the best martial arts for fitness is almost impossible. There are many different types of martial arts that have been practiced for thousands of years, and martial arts has changed millions of lives.
We’re going to go through the most effective martial arts that you can practice and try to crown a champion. Let’s do it!
1. Martial Arts
We offer a general adult martial arts class that incorporates modalities from ALL of the other martial arts programs we offer – and all of our students LOVE IT.
You’ll learn how to throw kicks and punches, have a great time with fun-loving people, and break quite a sweat too.
Our basic routine is to condition at the start of class, run through drills and teach new skills, and wrap up with a cool down.
You WILL get sweaty in this class- so if you’re a beginner to martial arts in general and looking for the best martial arts for fitness, our Adult Martial Arts class could be the perfect fit for you.
2. Brazilian Jiu Jitsu
Brazilian jiu jitsu (BJJ) is a slightly different form of martial arts, practiced around the world.
A BJJ student will learn more moves on the ground, leveraging their body through physics and motion to strategically fight an attacker that may be bigger and stronger than they are. BJJ for women’s self defense is popular as well.
BJJ also takes the cake on groundwork – that means a lot of working your core! All who desire shredded abs, attend a BJJ class -might be the best martial arts for fitness for you.
3. MMA and Kickboxing
MMA and Kickboxing will both take your fitness regimen to the next level.
Our Kickboxing classes incorporate punching, kicking, elbowing and knee-ing and offer competitive opportunities if you’re looking to push yourself to compete in martial arts.
MMA teaches effective and practical self defense in a bootcamp style.
Both forms promise a killer physique and excellent self defense training – the best martial arts for fitness is dependent on if you want to compete and use elbows and knees, or if you want to focus more on real life self defense applications.
4. The Verdict
So basically ALL of our martial arts classes will get you super fit, super fast. Each class is packed with fast-paced, full-body moves that are sure to relieve stress and boost your adrenaline.
However, there are some key points you should consider when looking for the best martial arts for fitness. Do you want to be able to protect yourself against someone bigger and stronger than you?
Go with Active Jiu Jitsu.
If you’re looking for next-level fitness, Jiu-Jitsu is your best option. And finally, you can get a taste of all of our martial arts modalities with our general Adult Martial Arts class. Check out our incredible BJJ classes in Westchase and Spring Branch right here at our school!