BENEFITS

"1066 Grappling Guild" is looking to offer the following to each participant:

  • An opportunity to enhance their confidence, self-esteem, health and fitness

  • Recreation through participation in organized team sports

  • The opportunity to learn and experience a variety of martial arts

  • A means to improve athletic skills

  • A means to learn teamwork, sportsmanship, and fair play

  • A source of fun and enjoyment


As well as:

 

  1. Psychological benefits:

    • Self-confidence

    • Self-esteem

    • Self-discipline

    • Respect

    • Honesty

    • Ability to deal with physical and psychological stress

    • Anger management

    • Determination

    • Purposefulness

    • Courage and bravery

    • Patience

    • Humility

    • Improved self-perception

  2.  Physical benefits:

    • Improved posture

    • Endurance

    • Power

    • Speed

    • Strength

    • Flexibility

    • Movement coordination

    • Balance

    • Decreased body fat mass

    • Decreased cholesterol levels

    • Increased human growth hormone release

    • Increased testosterone levels in male participants

  3. Mental benefits:

    • Critical thinking and decision making

    • Creative thinking and problem solving 

    • Strategic thinking and planning 

  4. Learning benefits:

    • Planning

    • Ability to focus and pay attention

    • Note taking and making

    • Understanding of body mechanics

    • Understanding of nutritious diet

    • Team leading

    • Teamwork skills

    • Social skills

  5. Social benefits:

    • Reduced aggressiveness and anti-social behaviour

    • Enhanced personal and social opportunities

    • Anger management and self-control

  6. Self-defence:

    • Conflict management and avoiding confrontation

    • Situational risk assessment

    • Kickboxing skills

    • Safe distance management

    • Grappling skills

    • Clinch control and standing restraining

    • Taking aggressor to the ground

    • Controlling aggressor on the ground and restraining

    • Safely dismounting aggressor

    • Dealing with stress in self-defence situation