Choi Kwang Do is not just a martial art but also a workout plan, similar to many of the workouts that are out there empasizing perfect form, especially when you get to the higher ranks. Think about the basics, patterns and speed drills as SETs. You start a set, you complete a set, you work through each set or sets based on your fitness goal of aerobic versus anaerobic type training. Part of the commitment lies with SET Training similar to weight training in that you set a goal and push through it to completion. Choi Kwang Do is also a natural HIIT Training workout using the air shield and speed drill training. The benefit is that you get in better shape whilst getting better at Choi Kwang Do rather than just getting better at "using an elliptical."