Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
Defeating the Enemy a participation activity, or merely a
for people to watch?
People of all ages are
encouraged to participate.
Physical activity is not strenuous and is appropriate even for older adults.
|Q. What are Christian Martial Arts?|
Christian Martial Arts are when principles and fundamentals of the martial
based upon, and rooted in, Biblical teachings.
Isn't there traditionally an association between martial arts and the
Yes. However, a Christian martial artist will base his spiritual life
Christ instead. Although it is true that most martial arts are based upon spiritual
aspects which are derived from the Eastern Religions, a good Christian martial arts
school will not allow Eastern spiritual influences to affect their training. And yet it
is true that the holistic benefits (mind, body, spirit) are central for a well-balanced
life. Therefore the spiritual aspect of the martial arts is necessary. This is why good
Christian instructor will build his foundation on the principles and teachings of
the Christian Bible.
|Q. Where can I go to learn more about Christian Martial Arts?|
For more information, consider reading “Street
Smarts from Christian Martial Arts.”
The book is available for purchase from this website. Our “links” page on this
website also has some great resources for you to explore more about Christian
martial arts. Furthermore, you can visit the web page which describes the style of
Issho-Ryu karate at http://www.usamartialarts.net/system.htm. Issho-Ryu is a
Christian based martial arts system that is based upon the holistic martial arts
training as the mind, body, and spirit work together when they are based upon the
teachings of Jesus and His disciples.