How to Learn Martial Arts at Home for Beginners

Learning martial arts at home is not a big task but you have to do it practice slowly when you are a beginner and it is tough to spend time to go, classes, even if it’s cheaper. “For the things we have to learn before we can do them, we learn by doing them.”

Make sure to read the article till the end because am sharing with you a lot of tips that we have learned doing martial arts last seven years. Martial arts are the best way to flex your body and gain stamina which will give you energy and overcome your problems and challenges.

List of Six Best Martial Art Styles:

There are totally 180+ martial arts styles across the world. Many of these martial arts help participants to improve their fitness, learn self-defense, gain confidence, and lose weight. If you don’t have any idea which martial art you want to try out? Choose any one of the martial arts from below and start practicing it.

  • Okinawan kobudo
  • Capoeira
  • Taekwondo
  • Kung Fu
  • Karate
  • Kickboxing

Okinawan kobudo:

We can call it in Tamil (Silambam). Okinawan Kobudo, literally “old martial way of Okinawa”, is the weapon system of Okinawan martial arts. Many schools ask the same question that why kubudo is not popular in martial arts? Since it’s old and combined with Karate and Kobudo.


It is a Brazilian of the 16th century of the martial art form, combined with self-defense which was developed by slaves who used practicing fight moves. Often involving the hands and feet touch the floor. Also, its dancelike martial art performed with call-and-response choral singing and instrumental music.


It is basically scientific Korean martial art that teaches more than physical fighting skills and also we call it Tae Kwon Do or Taekwon-Do. It is decent that shows ways of improving our spirit, body, and mind. It stands one of the official games in the Olympics. And you can also practice taekwondo with nunchucks which will help you to the attacker if any sort of threat.

Kung Fu:

Its hand to hand fighting which was practiced for old centuries of Chinese and they used to attack this martial art for self-defense. This is one of the lightning speed and power of art.

Below are the styles which used for Kung Fu and are part of our practicing equipment’s like Horse Stance (Ma Bu), Zhan Zhuang (Standing), Hand Type (Jiben Shouxing), Press Leg (Ya Tui), Kicks Leg(Ti Tui), Running, Sandbag Leggings(Shadai Bang Tui), Hit Sandbag(Da Sha Dai) and Five Steps Boxing.


It is also known as Shotokan Karate which is coming under martial art created to physically fight yourself against attackers. Training in Karate basically involves four important steps: Kihon (Basic techniques), Kata (Form or pattern), Bunkai (Study of techniques encoded in kata or “kata application”), and Kumite (Sparring or paired form).


It is a mixed boxing sandbag and karate. It strictly prohibits strikes with anything but the hands and feet. Attacking an opponent’s groin, legs, or back is also off-limits. There are four important punches like…

  • JAB – The lead fist is thrown straight ahead & arm is fully extended.
  • CROSS – A strong-punch like an uppercut and hook.
  • HOOK – The hook is a very important punch with a knockout partner.
  • UPPERCUT – This punch is very strong, and is used only with the very closed position.

Can I Start Martial Arts practice at Home alone?

If you have an aim to learn martial arts, then you can try it out and I have fabulous information for you! Yeah, you can start martial arts practice at home itself and alone. If you can do it sincerely is another question.

If you want to become a boxer so that you practicing at home is not a good option. However, all martial arts have some elements of combination included, so you have to find the best-trained sparring person which will help you to correct your form and mistakes.

Practicing Alone vs. Practicing with a partner

Let’s use the basketball game as an example. If a basketball player practiced putting a ball into the net by own, then he wouldn’t become a strong player for sure. He might get better at striking the ball however, there are many basketball moves and techniques.

He wouldn’t become the next LeBron James by primarily training at home, but the addition of a best personal coach and some practical knowledge would make him a more all-rounded player. Keep this in mind if you’re looking to start martial arts at home.

What Equipment You Need to Start Martial Arts Training at Home

Most of the people who start practicing martial arts become lifelong learners. Generally, you should practice at your own pace, its common to do 1 or 2 classes per week, so set a goal for half an hour at least once a week. Once your good at basic movements, you can join classes at any nearby coaching center. Just presume that you are practicing two times of half an hour each week, you will end up 3 – 4 months to be good enough. So keep practicing.

Practicing Alone vs. Practicing with a partner

Don’t think too much, you will only have to buy basic martial arts training instruments which will help your physical fitness before going to martial Arts training institute, you can start with your trained partner and providing physical ease and relaxation clothes. But make sure to no tight jeans and fancy dresses.

There are basic equipment’s are available to take practicing at home like punching bags, Double End Bags, Kicking Bag, grappling dummies, Focus Mitts, Training Weapons, Stretching Machines, Curved Coaching Mitts, Cable Leg Stretcher, Jelly Jump Rope, nunchucks, and stick.

3 Simple Tips to Make Your Diet Healthier

  1. Keep more fruits, low-fat dairy products (low-fat milk and low-fat yogurt), vegetables, and whole-grain foods at home and at work.
  2. Try to eat a family meal every day at the kitchen or dining table.
  3. Buy a healthy-recipe book, and cook for yourself.

5 ways to shape up your body at home

    1. Perform exercises conducive to your style.
    2. Incorporate cardio into your workout
    3. Do Stretches which makes total Body Flexible
    4. Weekly massages are excellent for muscle recovery
    5. Keep your workouts effective around 40 minutes


Therefore are many techniques in martial arts that you can easily learn at home. Make sure that you need to get proper basic things from a trained partner it may through online or offline. And you think and choose a martial art that best fits what you can do and what you are most comfortable with.

When learning new skills it will be challenging and fun to your life and Martial arts are a little hard to learn properly and it will take some time if you are learning self-defense skills. So keep try and all the best

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