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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!

Superstitions in Martial Arts

 

Happy Friday the 13th! As we all know, if, on this day, you walk under a ladder while carrying...

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

 

When it comes to boxing gloves, the average person may have a hard time telling the difference...

8 Fascinating Facts about the Art of 8 Limbs

 

In the West, specifically, America, muay thai is primary known through its role as one of the ...

7 Lessons Kids Learn from Martial Arts

 

In film and TV, martial arts are too often depicted as gory, violent, and inherently...

The Bo: From Covert Weapon to Sport Staple

 

The weapon called the bo, or bo staff*, has appeared in pop culture for decades, from the...

The Food Side of Fitness

 

Regular physical activity is essential for getting stronger, staying healthy, and living...

Want to Know the Single Best Punch to Throw in a Fight?

 

As a skinny 14-year-old haole (non-native Hawaiian) kid with long blonde hair, I definitely...

Do You Know the World's Oldest Martial Art?

 

It’s no secret that the martial arts are nothing new. Of course, there are a few like ...

5 Martial Arts You Probably Didn't Know Existed

 

Ask anyone off the street what martial arts they know of, and you’ll probably hear a standard...