Learning martial arts is the best way to defend against possible aggressors and threats. Anyone can learn martial arts and get properly trained. There are many kinds of martial arts like Karate, kung fu, krav maga, kickboxing, MMA etc and you can learn any martial art that interests you. Though fighting with everyone is unethical and unaccepted, there many some situations where you only have to fight your aggressors to save your possessions and life. Learning martial arts also boosts ones self esteem and confidence psychologically.
The health benefits of training martial arts cannot be overlooked. The essence of martial arts is that the body and mind should be in a balance to maintain overall health. Which infers when you train martial arts, you boost your health while maintaining physical fitness. In olden days, people learnt martial arts as means of existence as the world was too cruel and there was no modern government that protects us from others. Although the relevance of martial arts to self defense has substantially lost, learning martial arts is a surefire way to improve overall health and physical fitness.
Unlike with body building, power lifting etc, martial arts involves the entire body to attain overall fitness which leads to more strength, stamina and flexibility. When practicing martial arts, rather than a few muscles or muscle groups, the whole muscular system of the body is activated and this leads to increased metabolism and hence less body fat content. As excessive body fat is the primary reason for deadly problems like cardiac arrest, blood pressure, diabetics and others, practicing martial arts is the best way to fight these deadly diseases.
Martial Arts not only positively affect physically, but also psychologically. There is no guarantee that those who are physically fit care free from stress-induced reactions. Learning and training martial arts regularly can also relieve stress. Most of the people who practice martial arts report that practicing them greatly reduces their stress levels. Being fit both physically and psychologically enhances self esteem which gives them the ability to see the world in the right way which leads to being charming.
Even if you have not started practicing martial arts yet, you can still start now; there is no age limit to start learning martial arts. When you start doing martial arts you get physically fit and improve self esteem which will help you everywhere. Build the motivation to dedicatedly train and see the results for yourself.