There are a wide variety of martial arts stretches used to improve flexibility and to reduce the chance of potential training injuries (i.e. a pulled muscle). They will help you to achieve higher martial arts kicks, difficult grappling & submission positions with less strain, etc. The sports and martial arts stretches listed below target a huge variety of muscles and tendons. You should also experiment with different stretches in order to add variety to your stretching routine (as they can get monotonous) and to find new stretches that can help with problem areas.


This story is originally from, below are links to each of the stretching exercises.

List of Stretches
Each section contains a wide range of stretches focused on that muscle group (i.e. hamstrings).