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how to get flexible enough for martial arts?

by admin on March 16, 2010

i am 16 and summer i want to join a class of kung fu, or taekwondo mostly kung fu i think, i am going to gym now for a month to get strong enough and i am doing some stretching for better flexibility, but i want to give me some tips on what exercises should i do most, and pls give me a link or something video for martial arts stretching, and pls tell me how often should i doing stretching!!!

Warm up first by doing star jumps and running on the spot 5 – 10 minutes.

Here are some basic leg stretching techniques.

You can do them daily or every few days for 20 minutes.

As you become more flexible and if you have a partner try
these stretching exercises. This link contains severel types.

Some basic arm techniques for stretching

Neck exercises

Back exercises in this link

Go gently at first do not try to over stretch and warm down
after training in the same way you warmed up.

Leg Stretches

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