Gary Matthew Payne can be considered a man of many arts. One of those hobbies includes martial arts. He’s practiced the discipline for years. And many of the lessons, dating back to ancient times, still make sense today, even with all the digital tools and expectations of the modern age. From Payne’s perspective, martial arts fundamentally benefit multiple life areas for a person. And those benefits can last a lifetime.
First off, martial arts gives a person critical life skills for stress management and situational awareness. The fact is, most bad things happen and have an effect because they take us by surprise. This is an everyday expectation with martial arts, especially with good training. So, having a solid resilience to deal with the unexpected on a regular basis keeps one on their toes, literally, as well as calm in situations that would otherwise cause other people’s anxiety … Read More