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Four Hard Truths about Martial Arts

Nothing is guaranteed (and you’re not invincible). I’m often asked, “What will always work in a fight?” The truth is ...
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Be Unconquerable

We are living in unprecedented times with a pandemic that is affecting all of our lives, some much more severely ...
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Don’t Just Make a Resolution, Make a Commitment. And Here Is How…

It’s almost the new year and people will be trying to think of New Year’s resolutions. My tip to you: DON’T!  Don’t ...
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Building Detail-Oriented Habits

How does standing in a ready stance lead to academic success? People do not always understand the benefits of structured ...
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Making it Stick

Martial arts schools are going to adopt different means of training and motivation. Much of how martial arts is taught ...
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Is more better? Understanding and Proficiency in the Execution is Key.

Is knowing more techniques better? Is more complex more advanced? Do I need more kata to be a more advanced ...
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Growth Through Challange and Adversity

Martial arts practice will allow you to deal with a spectrum of emotions. I love every chance I get to ...
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“I don’t wanna go!”

Parents, We've all been there. You enroll your child into a new activity and eventually they're going to say something ...
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Why Kick High – When You Can Kick Low?

As I was watching my oldest daughter’s swim practice tonight, I saw two boys, maybe 11-12, show of their karate ...
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The Importance of Student Teachers

The road to black belt is a long journey. And 1st Dan (degree) Black Belt is even the start of ...
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