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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!

These Cool African Martial Arts are Often Overlooked - Do You Know Them?

When you hear the words “martial arts,” what comes to mind? From what we’ve learned from the...

5 Stay-at-Home Ideas for Winter Workouts

 

As winter hits, so do the snow and ice. Whether you find yourself dealing with seriously...

Do You Know These Four History-Making Martial Artists?

When you ask someone to think of a history-making martial artist, they may think of classic...

What Martial Arts Classes Offer Kids (That Team Sports Don’t!)

 

Whether it’s part of structured in-school activities, during recess, or part of an...

Beating the White Belt Blues: A Beginner's Guide to Staying Motivated and Getting Better

 

Being a white belt can be hard. You see your higher-ranked teammates trying cool moves you’ve...

Why There’s No Such Thing as “Too Old” for Martial Arts

 

In one of last week’s blog posts, we discussed some of the common myths surrounding martial...

Belt Basics: What a Martial Arts Belt Means

Wearing Your Rank: The Importance of Martial Arts Belts

Students around the world study...

Cardio Kickboxing vs. Kickboxing: What's the Difference?

 

Wait—Kickboxing and Cardio Kickboxing Aren't the Same Thing?

When it comes to cardio...

Do Martial Arts Work in Street Fights? 5 Common Myths Examined

 

One of the most common questions about martial arts training is whether the techniques work in...

5 Reasons to Love Cardio Kickboxing

 

Looking for a way to mix up your fitness routine, but worried you’ll be too bored with...