Category Archives: Martial arts

Add “Working In” to your Work Out with Comprehensive Martial Arts Classes

At The Peaceful Dragon, we don’t just focus on the physical aspects of martial arts. Whether it is Tai Chi or Kung Fu, and even Yoga, all our classes work towards improving your emotional and physical health simultaneously. Charlotte’s Best Martial Arts Workout Often it is a physical motivation for health and wellness that brings […]

The Benefits of Traditional Martial Arts for Autism Spectrum Disorder

For children and adults with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), there is a large variety in severity and types of symptoms. Most people on the spectrum face some challenges with social interactions and communications. Sometimes repetitive movements, actions or words or phrases can be observed. The traditional method of physical therapy and occupational therapy are useful […]

Why Martial Arts Tournaments and Competitions May Be Right for You!

At The Peaceful Dragon, we encourage all of our martial arts students to periodically enter and compete in competitions. Whether they are a beginner, intermediate or advanced, and at any age, experiencing martial arts talent from other schools while sharing your progress with a large group of like-minded peers is a singular experience. Queen Charlotte’s […]

Can Martial Arts Help with Anger Management and Aggression Issues?

It is more common than you might think for new martial arts students to ask whether or not practicing Kung Fu and Martial Arts can help with anger management issues. It might seem counterintuitive that “learning to fight” could actually simmer one’s temper and lower their tendency to engage in physical altercations, but it is […]

Charlotte Martial Arts for Weight Loss

At The Peaceful Dragon, we approach every martial art with a goal for a healthy mind, body, and spirit. Our comprehensive programs use martial arts instruction as the foundation for building good health. Sometimes achieving good health means working towards weight loss goals. The most obvious ways that Martial Arts, including Kung Fu and Tai […]

5 Top Benefits of Martial Arts for Adults

Many non-martial artists believe that martial arts is a fitness activity where you can learn some of the cool moves you see in movies. However, the benefits of martial arts for adults in Charlotte are much more extensive than fitness-oriented benefits. Martial arts for adults can improve your mental strength, change your outlook on life, […]

A Beginner’s Guide To Yoga in Charlotte

The true journey into yoga begins with a desire to live a more peaceful life. Even though the average beginner yoga student may be totally unaware of that desire, the thing that keeps every student of yoga in Charlotte coming back to their mats is the inner connection between breath, body, mind and spirit. Yoga […]

Choosing the Right Style of Tai Chi in Charlotte

Choosing the appropriate style of tai chi in Charlotte is one of the most important decisions you will make once you decide to practice. Most beginners don’t realize the variety of styles that are available. Even if you’re already practicing a certain style, it helps to know the differences between them because at some point you […]

10 Reasons Why Children’s Martial Arts Are Better Than Team Sports

There are so many activities today for children to get into and some go through the motions due to peer pressure. Ultimately, the interest in those sports fade as children get older and move on into adult life with school. So in some ways, children’s martial arts are better than team sports for many children.

Top Ten Reasons Why Martial Arts Kung Fu is Great for Children

Martial Arts Kung Fu provides a number of physical, mental, and social attributes that both children and parents alike can benefit from. Whether your child is too bossy, too shy, or perhaps just a little hyper, the martial arts can help your child learn many important life lessons.