What It’s Like to Start Martial Arts Training at 50

In Short: Rejuvenating.

WiLt Contributor
May 27 · 3 min read

Written by RoseAnne Mussar

The author wearing her black-belted gi holding her certificate.
The author wearing her black-belted gi holding her certificate.
The author receiving her black belt in American Eagle Cane.

I an athlete, and never have been one. I am a pudgy middle-aged matron with arthritic knees who hated gym class in grade school, and never did much in the way of fitness training for a good part of my life. But today I am a martial artist, and that’s the beauty of martial arts…