One of the most over looked areas in a persons training is their core. Your core needs to be worked regularly so that you can perform your techniques effectively. Maybe you want to hit harder or move more efficiently . Your core plays a pivotal roll in all your movements.
Having a strong core will enable you to be able to do things like developing good footwork. An example of this you can see in the video below.
Check out this example below of some easy everyday ways to develop a strong core.
Having a strong core is essential for stability and performance. Andy Pruitt, EdD, founder of the University of Colorado Sports Medicine and Performance Center (formally the Boulder Center for Sports Medicine) and medical consultant to numerous World Tour teams and riders, stresses the importance of a strong core and good posture to protect from injury.
“If you want to minimize health care costs, you should make core strength and flexibility as high a priority as brushing your teeth,” Pruitt says. In a perfect world, we all would.
Here are three simple core exercises you can begin right now.
As you can see from the above article and videos there are many different things you can do to improve your core strength. The bottom line as far as physical fitness and the martial arts goes, you should set aside time to work on your core everyday.
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