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Today, we have information available at our fingertips. It’s just a key tap away, hence I need not go into the magnitude of atrocities faced by teenagers, women and senior citizens. In truth, these reported atrocities are just the tip of the iceberg. The reality is far beyond the average human comprehension. For us to believe in an absolute safe and secure society is like believing in a myth. What do we do then? Let fate direct our lives? Or do we take life in our hands and act as the situation demands?

The need of the hour is for people like teenagers, women and senior citizens, to get out of their sedentary lifestyles, get fit and face the situation. One way you can do both, i.e., stay fit and defend yourself, is to learn martial arts or a self-defence system that combines two or more arts like Ketsugo and Hapkido. Invest your valuable time and money constructively to pursue a self-defence, art or system.

After making up your mind to learn a self-defence art or system, the question that arises is, which one assures an absolute guarantee of survival? The Teenager Today will highlight the nuances of major martial arts and systems that are globally popular, like Karate, Judo, Aikido, Savate, boxing, kickboxing, etc. A few basic techniques will be featured in upcoming issues of the magazine for self-practice at home. However, it is advisable to learn in a class (dojo) environment under a recognised, experienced and highly-skilled teacher.

Benefits of learning martial arts/self-defence system

Martial means military, and there is no military in the world that does not put their military personnel through the grind of discipline. Discipline is the key benefit that one acquires when one undergoes self-defence training.

Cover of the July 2023 issue of The Teenager Today featuring International Tigers Day.

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Stanislaus Louis is a Ketsugo blackbelt, 4th degree Unarmed and Armed Combat.

Stanislaus Louis

Stanislaus Louis is a Ketsugo blackbelt, 4th degree Unarmed and Armed Combat.