A martial art school is not a car!

When investing into a purchase of goods such as a car, many people will research the item beforehand. This may be something as little as asking your friend, neighbor or family member about their opinion or perhaps take a more diligent path and read up on the ratings, reviews, features and flaws that the item […]

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When In Charge Take Charge!

Perhaps one of the greatest books on leadership I have ever read was Richard Marcinko’s Leadership Secrets of the Rogue Warrior. It was the first book on the topic that made me realize that I was robbed of a very precious lesson in life during school: what it takes to be a leader. As I […]

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Outside the Dojo

A couple of years ago, I had to go into Best Buy to upgrade my phone.  I was helped by a young man who looked to be about 25 at the oldest.  While nothing out of the ordinary stuck out about him, he seemed to compose himself in specific manner that begged me to ask  […]

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Stop Making Resolutions Without Goals

It is that time of the year where we reflect on the past year as well as ourselves and figure out how we can improve. We proceed to make all the great resolutions to better ourselves only to abandon them by the end of the month or, if we push it, by spring. Why is […]

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“Body Composition Tested” Martial Artists Free-Spar Obesity and WIN!

There are many ways to accurately assess whether a person is clinically overweight or obese, one of the easiest being body composition testing. Testing can be very helpful in combatting obesity when performed properly and safeguards followed. Likewise, there are many ways to curb the incline of obesity rates nationwide, one of the overall best […]

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