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How Martial Arts Can Help You Reach Life Goals

Adult karate classes help people reach life goals through teaching discipline, structure, and proper goal setting skills. Martial arts provides people with the proper mindset and drive to accomplish almost anything that they want to do.

Tips for Adults Trying Karate Classes

Many people want to try out a martial arts program, but they just don’t know where to start. This article has some great tips on how to find a school and what to ask for once you get there.

Can Karate Classes Improve My Appearance?

Taking a martial arts class can definitely help you improve your appearance. Martial arts helps you lose weight and then maintain your weight loss, build lean muscle, and improve your posture.

What It Takes to Excel in the Martial Arts

Temptation to forgo training during the beautiful summer months can be a force unto itself. This article discusses the role of commitment and persistence in achieving your martial arts goals.

You Prepared For When The Thin Veneer of Civility Shatters

It has been said many times that we live with a ‘thin veneer of civility.’ Do you have a plan if natural disaster strikes near you? As a martial artist, being prepared for bad things to come our way is just what we do. Read on for a perspective on this phenomenon.

Choose a Martial Art for a Child Victim of Bullying

From time to time, “bullying” is the word of the day in the news. While bullying may affect anyone of any age, we more often learn of its existence due to news of its effects on children. Bullying is usually divided into psychological bullying and physical bullying.

Future UFC Champions

A look at current UFC fighters who have never won nor fought for a championship in the UFC, Strikeforce, Pride, or WEC that will win a title. This article makes a fictitious organization, LCMMA, and pits the two best fighters from each weight class that fits the above category and looks at who will win.

How to Make It Home Safe Using the Three A’s

Having some basic common sense self-defense training can go a long way. It is not just for helping you defend yourself during a physical altercation. Any good self-defense instruction teaches how to avoid trouble in the first place. This article deals with exactly that.

A Very Hard Lesson Learned

Some lessons are best learned from others. The lesson we learned about protecting ourselves with a hard lesson to learn. Read this article to discover the mistake that we made, and how it will never happen again. Thanks for reading.

The Glory of Breaking Boards With Your Head in Karate

One of the most impressive feats in the martial arts has to do with breaking things. However, breaking a board with your head is not a good idea. Here is a simple argument telling you how to do it, and why you might not want to bother.

The Comfort Zone Syndrome

Back in 2010, as a new instructor of Taekwondo, I picked up what I considered were the good training methods I had learned in each of the places I had trained in myself. One thing I considered essential was to have a clearly established curriculum for my school, with well defined techniques, tactics and training methods, meant for each rank. And these would have to be systematically developed.

Doing Solo Judo Training at Home

Doing Judo at home is a great way to build your co-ordination skills, your timing as well as overall understanding of what you need to do each and every repetition. There are many Judokas out there who believe that doing solo Judo drills at home can actually destroy your technique and create bad habits but I believe that if you do them properly then your benefits easily outweigh the negatives.

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