June 10, 2019

Running out of things to do with your family? Maybe you’ve been thinking about something else there is to do, besides a movie and a meal. Why not try a fun, healthy activity, at a martial arts school and learn some self-defense with your loved ones!...

July 30, 2018


Training requires time! Time is something that everyone invests but not everyone invests it wisely or with purpose. In Martial Arts training, we invest our time. That’s a fact. The time we spend during training means little if we do not set goals for ourselves. It can...

April 18, 2018

Every year on December 31st, millions prepare resolutions for the coming year to achieve certain fitness goals. In the New Year, hordes of people line up outside gyms across the country, determined to achieve their fitness goals. However, the monotony of going to a reg...

March 20, 2018

Picture this...for a long time you have been bringing your child to martial arts class, events, tournaments, spending TONS of time and money on everything from tuition, uniforms, belt exams and equipment. You spend hours upon hours pushing your child to go to class...

T...

July 31, 2017

    So many activities focus on the pursuit of perfection even though it is an almost universal consensus that perfection cannot truly be attained.

    Often we see people give up or not even begin on a task, dream, goal or venture simply because they become paraly...

July 27, 2017

Nana Korobi Ya Oki
If you fall down seven, get up eight

This is the most famous saying of Daruma Daishi, who was a famous Zen Master.

    We learn from this saying that no matter how many times you fall down, you must get up one more time. Even if you fall down one hundr...

July 24, 2017

    Did you ever notice that when you want or purchase a new item, you start to see that item everywhere? It is our perception...what we focus on. Much like a camera, where you focus the lens is what you will capture on film.

    This is the primary concept wh...

July 17, 2017

Society puts a negative stigma on failure...like if you are failing, you must be a loser or not worth people's time. Nothing can be further from the truth!

     Any truly successful person knows that on the other side of a failure is amazing success. They NEVER look dow...

July 13, 2017

They say that one of the most intimidating things is to actually go into a martial arts school or fitness center and get started.

    It can be truly scary! Thoughts like "am I healthy enough", "will I be able to perform or keep up in class", "will others judge me", the...

July 10, 2017

1.  Put yourself first.

Loving yourself and putting yourself first might seem selfish. When you take care of yourself, you harness the power of showing up fully for others. If you sacrifice your needs in order to help others, you're only showing up as half of yours...