Performing martial arts is not only a good way to relieve stress and frustration, but may actually help to make you happier. Benefits from this practice include better overall health and balance, as well as an improved sense of psychological well being.These defensive techniques help build confidence by teaching students that they are able to control a situation while maintaining self-control and self discipline.Martial arts through the punching, kicking, and stances gives you agility, stamina, proper posture. Joining a team sport gives you some of the benefits of martial arts but not all. The first level of sports is physical, martial arts check. The second level is discipline, focus, and following directions; martial arts check. Team spirit and community; martial arts check. Different levels of achievement; martial arts check. Ambulance parked near by for possible injury; martial arts less likely. Physical limitations do to age; martial arts can be done all your life. To be successful need a good amount of talent; martial arts with practice you can do this for years no special talent level necessary can be enjoyed by all.