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The Centurion

The Centurion is Century Martial Arts’ blog, dedicated to weekly martial arts news, interest pieces, martial arts training advice, product recommendations, and fitness news and tips. You’ll find interviews with martial arts celebrities, fun stories, trivia and more!

The Right Way to add Stretching to Your Workout

 

Practicing a martial art is wonderful for physical health. But because martial arts techniques...

Fight or Flight: Self-Defense Basics

Self-Defense Basics

It is an unfortunate truth that many people, regardless of age, gender, race,...

Top 5 Essential Martial Arts Strikes

There are many martial art styles available for students to study, each with their own specific...

Century Convertible Shin Guard

There are two things that pretty much anyone learning martial arts can agree on: one, that sparring...

Why Choose a Century Belt?

Where - Proudly Made in the U.S.A.

Did you know that most of Century’s belts are made in America?...

Choosing the Right Bo Staff

Are you one of the thousands of people in the US and throughout the world who trains in using...

Which Training Bag Is Right for You?

The rising popularity of mixed martial arts and other fitness programs incorporating training...

Five Steps to Defend Against a Front Choke Attack

Founder and Chief Instructor at Fighting Systems Unlimited Paul Webb teamed with Century for a...

6 Ways to Welcome New Students to Your School’s Family

When a new student enrolls, it can be a bit overwhelming for him or her. He or she can easily...

The Basics of Martial Arts Training

Martial Arts Basics

There are many great reasons to train in a martial art. The recent surge in...