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5 Reasons to Love Cardio Kickboxing

By Century Martial Arts
7/20/2018 5:05:00 AM


Looking for a way to mix up your fitness routine, but worried you’ll be too bored with “normal” exercises? Let’s face it, not everyone wants to spend hours picking heavy things up and setting them down, and the view from the treadmill can get monotonous. Martial arts are fun, but they’re also not everyone’s cup of tea. Why not try cardio kickboxing? It’s a fun, exciting workout you won’t get tired of, with all the fun but none of the fighting of martial arts. 

Not only is cardio kickboxing fun, it offers a host of health benefits. Here are a few of the reasons to try it out:


Read more Cardio kickboxing is fun and amazing exercise!

4 Factors to Consider for Getting Your Perfect Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Gi

By Century Martial Arts
7/17/2018 1:12:00 AM


Physical fitness, health and personal discipline are among the many benefits you can gain when you practice martial arts. As the martial arts have gained popularity, so has the market for the appropriate clothing to wear when practicing them. This can be a boon for customers: on one hand, there are so many options that there’s bound to be a product perfect for you! On the other, finding that perfect uniform in the sea of choices can be a struggle.

Read more A Brazilian jiu-jitsu practitioner in a gi.

Happy Birthday to Ricardo Liborio!

By Sarah Lobban
7/13/2018 10:39:28 AM


Today may be an “unlucky” day according to superstition, but this particular Friday the 13th is also a day for celebration – it’s the birthday of Brazilian jiu-jitsu legend Master Ricardo Liborio!

Read more Happy Birthday to Ricardo Liborio!

Superstitions in Martial Arts

By Sarah Lobban
7/13/2018 7:34:00 AM


Happy Friday the 13th! As we all know, if, on this day, you walk under a ladder while carrying a black cat and breaking a mirror, a madman in a ski mask will chase you with a machete. At least, that’s according to the traditional Friday the 13th superstition.

Read more Superstitions are a big part of human culture, and martial arts.

5 Factors to Consider When Purchasing Your First Pair of Boxing Gloves

By Guest Blogger: Amy Koller
7/9/2018 5:03:00 PM


When it comes to boxing gloves, the average person may have a hard time telling the difference between one pair and the next. Choosing the correct glove will not only improve your experience, but will also help you reduce your risk of injury. Whether you need gloves for fitness, bag training, or any contact sport, this article will help you to understand some of the basic differences between several styles of boxing gloves, including weight, material and the training style you intend to use them for.

Read more A chart explaining the differences in boxing glove styles.

4 Reasons You're Not Seeing the Workout Results You Want

By Century Martial Arts
7/6/2018 8:05:00 AM


“How long will it take to see results from my workout?”


 If you’ve recently started a new exercise program, that’s a question you’ve probably asked yourself. The answer is, of course, “it depends,” but most people who consistently work out begin to experience visible results in six to eight weeks.


Read more Get the best results from your workout with these four tips!

If You're A Fan of Samurai Movies, You'll Love These Modern Katana-Based Martial Arts!

By Century Martial Arts
7/5/2018 8:05:00 AM


The samurai of ancient Japan were known for their mastery of a variety of martial arts and weaponry. Though this ancient order may no longer exist, some of their training lives on in the form of modern martial arts classes. The preferred weapon of the samurai, the katana (sword) is an elegant weapon that is still used in many combat styles today.

Read more Two kendo students, wearing kendo and using shinai training swords, prepare to spar.

We're Off to the SuperShow! -- An Open Letter from Century's Writer

By Sarah Lobban
6/29/2018 4:20:00 AM


Hey everyone! It’s that time of year again – time for SuperShow! I hope that many of you are going, or are even there already. And, I’m going too! I’ll be working with our social media team to help tell the stories of the people and events there. In fact, as you read this blog, now, on Friday June 29th, 2018, I’m probably frantically packing my suitcase, confirming my flight time, and making sure that I actually bring shoes for this trip (I forgot them one time and my family has yet to let me live it down).

Read more The 2018 Martial Arts SuperShow is at the Bellagio Hotel in Las Vegas.

12 Tips for a Safe and Fun Fourth of July

By Sarah Lobban
6/27/2018 8:00:00 AM


I’m the type of girl who likes holidays in general, but I have to admit, I have a special spot in my heart for the 4th of July: a holiday that not only allows, but in fact encourages, me to play with fire and cause small explosions.

Read more Fourth of July fireworks!

Century Customs Customer: Jason Davis and Adaptive Martial Arts

By Century Martial Arts
6/26/2018 11:20:00 AM


Century, in partnership with the Adaptive Martial Arts Association (AMAA), is working to raise awareness and to develop products for adaptive martial arts. The AMMA is the nation’s leading resource for adaptive martial arts training information and support. It is a 501c3 non-profit organization, founded by Jason “The Animal” Davis, an adaptive martial artist born with cerebral palsy.

Read more Jason Davis of Adaptive Martial Arts

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