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Weight training is fantastic for martial arts training, but you have to do it with a goal in mind. Ask yourself which areas you need to improve strengthwise, which areas have muscles that you will use (directly or indirectly) in practicing your techniques. Also, if you do a sport like Taekwondo, keep in mind that, contrary to popular belief, while muscles ...


This depends on the martial art you are doing. Weight training for aerobic power, gaining strength in pushing and pulling. Read up on the training Bruce Lee developed. If you're big and muscle bound. Wresting, judo may be your art. Or karate. If it's grappling like ju jitsu, Ai kido or Kung fu type martial arts. Being big makes you clumsy. Unable to do some ...

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