Achieving your success one step at a time

We have unfortunately become a society of instant gratification. Most people feel that their efforts in building their dreams or achieving their goals should be paid off in a couple of years, or months, or even days. If we can’t see results quickly then it must not be working correctly. Why do you think diet […]

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What is your potential?

“When you do not live up to your potential, you rob the world of something great.” It never fails to amaze me when I see so many students in the martial arts that could be the next rising star. One in particular was a girl who we will call Robyn. Robyn was a bright young […]

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Prepare to Succeed or Prepare to Fail

This is a story about a student who had a goal of competing and becoming a world champion. For year he was a hard worker and was well on his way to achieving his goal. At one time I noticed that he had become more complacent in his progress. Instead of practicing for competitions, he […]

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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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