1. Mouthpiece
  2. Gloves and wrist wraps
  3. Rashguard – elastic, quick to dry, and fits snugly
  4. Shorts
  5. Water and food
  6. An open mind


  • Go to a martial arts gym. Sign up for a class
  • Follow instructions carefully
  • Always ask questions about things you don’t understand. Doing this shows that you want to learn, and your instructors/peers will be glad to share their knowledge.
  • Have fun