Who here does Martial Arts? What discipline, belt? How long have you been doing it? I just started taking Kempo a few weeks ago and it is hard. I've watched my 6 year old son do it for the past two years but didn't have an appreciation for the difficulty both mental and physical until I began 3 weeks ago. So obviously, I'm a white belt, and my son is a green belt (roughly half way towards green with brown stripe). I joined for a couple reasons, it is something I always wanted to do, for many reasons I am unable to make the time for other adult leagues (bowling & golf were previous leagues I used to do), and lastly, as my son progresses, it is getting more and more difficult for me help him practice without knowing the moves myself. Anyway, this can be a place to trade notes, tips, and war stories and anything else on topic.