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Karate at Crabapple Martial Arts is Not Just For Men!

Why Women Should Train in the Martial Arts

Although martial arts have traditionally been seen as a sport dominated by men, women can benefit just as much from this discipline. There are several benefits for women to consider taking martial arts training. From improved confidence and mental resilience to better physical fitness and self-defense abilities.

Physical Fitness for Women

Martial arts offer a challenging aerobic, strength training, and flexibility workout. This may result in increased overall physical fitness and assist women in losing weight. Strength, coordination, balance, and endurance can all be expected to increase in women who practice martial arts. 

Self-Defense is Crucial 

It’s crucial for women to be able to defend themselves in the modern society. Women can learn self-defense tactics and methods in martial arts lessons that can make them feel more secure and confident in perilous circumstances. The physical and mental abilities acquired in these sessions can also assist women in gaining the presence of mind necessary to completely avoid risky circumstances.

Increase Confidence For Women 

Women who take martial arts lessons may see a considerable increase in self-confidence. Women feel more capable and empowered because of the physical and mental abilities they acquire. This makes women feel more forceful and confident in other spheres of their lives. Extending to such things as employment or romantic relationships.

Building Women’s Mental Toughness

Learning martial arts can be intellectually and physically taxing. The focus and persistence needed to succeed in these activities can help build stronger mental toughness. By learning to push themselves past their comfort zones, those who take martial arts can build a strong and resilient mindset to help face obstacles in other aspects of life.

A Great Community for Women

Women may find a supportive network of like-minded people in martial arts training. Those who are new to a region or who are seeking for a social outlet may find this to be especially helpful. Women who take martial arts programs can develop close relationships with their trainers and classmates, developing a sense of community and solidarity.

Stress Relief for Women

Learning a martial art can help you manage your stress. Training’s physical and mental challenges can assist women in learning how to focus their brains and channel their energies, which helps them forget their troubles and feel more at ease.

Fun for Ladies

Being active can be a lot of fun and joyful when you practice martial arts. Women who take martial arts training might feel proud of themselves as they learn new skills and advance their abilities. Martial arts training may be an enjoyable and interesting social activity thanks to the encouraging environment and rigorous training.

Women can benefit much from taking martial arts training, including greater confidence, mental toughness, and physical conditioning. Women who take martial arts classes can anticipate having a good time, meeting new people, and enhancing their general well-being. So, if you’re seeking a demanding and rewarding pastime, think about enrolling in martial arts classes and experiencing the wealth of advantages they have to offer.

we are a black belt school and Crabapple Martial Arts Academy has been selected the nation’s #1 martial arts schools for SIX YEARS IN A ROW by the American Budokai International!

Founded in 2013 by Mr. C. Matthew White a 5th degree Black Belt in Karate and 6th degree Black Belt in Jiu Jitsu, and Master Instructor, Crabapple Martial Arts and Karate lessons for pre-school children ages 4-6, and elementary age kids ages 7 and up, are designed to develop the critical building blocks kids need – specialized for their age group – for school excellence and later success in life.

Crabapple Martial Arts Adult Karate training is a complete adult fitness and conditioning program for adults who want to lose weight, get (and stay) in shape, or learn self-defense in a supportive environment.

Instructors can answer questions or be contacted 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at or call directly at 770-645-0930. You can also visit our website at

About C. Matthew White, Renshi:  Matt is a fifth-degree black belt in a traditional Japanese and Okinawan Martial Arts – Shuri Ryu Karatedo. He is also a sixth-degree black belt in Japanese Jiu Jitsu – Shintoyoshin Kai Jiu Jitsu, and a master instructor with the title of Renshi, which means Scholar in Japanese.  Matt has a bachelor’s degree in Exercise and Sports Physiology. He has been training and teaching martial arts for over 27 years and has owned Crabapple Martial Arts Academy since 2013. Renshi White is a motivational speaker and educator and teaches seminars in bullying, business, and martial arts training, around the world.

Crabapple Martial Arts Academy Headquarters is in Alpharetta, Georgia at 12315 Crabapple Road., Suite 124, Alpharetta GA 30004. You can locate the Chief Instructor, Sensei Robert Reed there or directly at (770) 645-0930.