Martial art, any of various fighting sports or skills, mainly of East Asian origin, such as kung fu, judo, karate, and kendo. Martial arts helps build stamina, tone muscles, increase flexibility, grow balance and strength. The purpose of yoga is to create strength, awareness and harmony in both the mind and body. Yoga helps to relieve stress, concentrate and boost confidence. A balance of martial art and yoga ensures bodily discipline, physical and mental wellbeing as well as a peaceful frame of mind.