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ONE MUST MAKE THE WARRIOR WALK HIS EVERYDAY WALK

“One must make the warrior walk his everyday walk.”  – Miyamoto Musashi   You can’t be interested in the martial arts for very long without hearing the name, Miyamoto Musashi. He was an expert swordsman and is believed to have fought over 60 duels without ever losing. […]

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Have the Courage to Try New Things

Have the Courage to Try New Things

As martial artists, we understand the value and importance of building good habits both in and out of our training. We know that planning and sticking to a solid routine is the key for positive growth and success in every area of our lives. But sometimes we […]

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Stranger Safety Tip – What is a Stranger?

Stranger Safety Tip – What is a Stranger?

  What is a Stranger?  A stranger is anyone that you don’t know well. It’s very common for kids to think that strangers look scary or dangerous, like a monster. It’s important to teach children that this is not true, that a stranger looks just like everybody […]

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Don’t Eat The Marshmallow!

Don’t Eat The Marshmallow!

Back in the 1960’s, a researcher named Walter Mischel conducted a simple experiment. A group of 4 year olds were placed in a room with a plate of marshmallows. They were given a simple choice: you can eat ONE marshmallow now or wait 15 minutes and eat […]

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Why Compete in Tournaments?

Tournament competition is about more than just winning trophies, it is an essential element of martial arts training. If you haven’t competed in a tournament yet, you don’t know what you’re missing. The benefits of tournament competition are so great, that if you asked me “What does […]

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The Concept of Healthy Competition

It’s no secret that at our schools we are strong believers in the importance of competition to the development of quality martial artists. Healthy competition encourages people to try harder, push beyond their comfort zones, and to identify their strengths and weaknesses. However, sometimes competition can have […]

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The Best Always Get Better

As you all know, this past weekend we attended the EFC Summit in Washington DC. In attendance were Martial Arts Instructors from all across the US, UK, Canada, and Australia. Many of these people were new instructors just starting out, while others have been professional martial artists […]

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Praesent Et Urna Turpis

Praesent Et Urna Turpis

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Donec At Mauris Enims

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Class Aptent Taciti Soci Ad Litora

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