Many people begin taking martial arts classes for self-defense or fitness reasons. While this craft is certainly good for both of these aspects, a little known benefit of martial arts is the fact that they can be good for stress relief.
One reason that stress relief is such a big factor in martial arts is that many styles of it offer meditative training and a safe outlet for aggression. Sometimes, all you need to do is release your pent-up energy through a physical activity. This video series will explain these two aspects of stress management – meditation and release, in relation to martial arts.