Learning a martial art has several benefits, chief among them being that it’s actually quite fun to learn one. Wing Chun is a Chinese martial art that focuses on striking and grappling, and it is also a great way for you to get into shape if you are bored of doing the same gym routine time and again. Getting into shape and staying there can be very difficult, especially if you are doing the same routine at the gym week in and week out. If you are looking for a fun way to get in shape and also learn a very valuable way to defend yourself then you should consider taking up a martial art, which can really have a positive impact on people. Not only is it a great form of exercise, but you also learn self defence as well as self-discipline and lots more, making it a very valuable skill which can be a lot more fun than constantly doing the same old routine at the gym. Many people are put off by martial arts because of the fact it involves combat, but really it is all about self defence and learning how to protect yourself if you did ever get into danger. Hopefully it is something that you will never have to use in a real life situation, but it is good to know and a great thing to learn because it can greatly benefit your life. There are of course all kinds of different martial arts to consider, so what is a good one to pick? Wing Chun is a discipline which is growing in popularity – it’s a concept-based Chinese martial art which specialises in real life, close range combat with a focus on the striking and grappling sides of combat, and it is a very valuable form to learn. Wing Chun focuses on striking and trapping, but there is also balance, structure, stance and relaxation to learn as well as plenty more. One of the great things about this Chinese martial art is that it is very easy to learn in a short period of time, making it extremely accessible to anyone looking to get started, regardless of fitness levels, age or whether you have previous martial arts experience or not. There are some excellent and fun Wing Chun Chelmsford lessons open to anyone who wants to learn, so anyone living in this area can easily start learning this great skill. There are a number of different grades to go through, so you will be eased into it at the beginning and learn all of the basics, and before long you will be mastering moves and learning how to defend yourself, as well as getting into great shape too. You are sure to love learning Wing Chun, and find it a lot more fun, rewarding and motivating than going to the gym – you will also get to meet lots of new people as well which is another benefit. If you want to get into shape whilst at the same time learn a great new skill where you will learn how to properly defend yourself then consider taking up the ancient martial art of Wing Chun.