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4 Reasons why seminars are good and useful
Sunday, 08 April 2012
4 Reasons why seminars are good and useful   "Anything can be used to achieve the opposite of what it was meant for" Having exposed reasons why... Read more...
9 qualities of exceptional martial arts students
Sunday, 04 March 2012
What differentiates good students from exceptional ones? Their ability to bring back trophies? Their teaching ability? Not quite! The best students... Read more...
What whould Batman or any black belts do when witnessing a fight?
Wednesday, 30 November 2011
  My good dojo buddy Dan witnessed a heated argument between a large man with a small and a frail woman in the ticket booth of the Montreal Metro... Read more...
Worst martial arts training partners (that you want to avoid)
Sunday, 19 June 2011
Martial arts training is more fun and productive when training with a good partner. A good partner can help enhance your skills in ways not possible... Read more...
17 Differences between the Average and the Great
Friday, 03 June 2011
Although many claim to be true martial artists, very few possesses all the characteristics inherent to martial arts mastery. Here is a short list of... Read more...
Funakoshi's 20 precepts (Shotokan niju kun) part 1
Wednesday, 25 May 2011
Created as a guideline for his students, Funakoshi's "20 instructions", sometimes known as "20 precepts" or "niju kun" is a set of guidelines that... Read more...
11 steps to deal (and learn) with criticism
Sunday, 01 May 2011
  The path of martial arts mastery is full of challenges, one of which is criticism. Criticism has the power to hurts an individual's... Read more...
Kousaku Yokota: Is Shotokan lacking circular techniques?
Saturday, 16 April 2011
I often hear the comment that Shotokan karate lacks circular movements or techniques. Some claim that other styles such as Goju ryu and Uechi ryu... Read more...
The science of punching harder: why is speed more important than mass? (And why having the force won't help you)
Friday, 11 March 2011
The science of punching harder: why is speed more important than mass? “You need to hit faster to generate more power!  F =  MA!”... Read more...
The authenticity of Chinese martial arts in China
Saturday, 05 March 2011
In late December 2008, news outlets around the world reported the discovery of the tomb of the 3rd century warlord, Cao Cao (pronounced Tsao... Read more...
5 mixed martial arts pioneers that created their hybrid martial arts before Jeet Kune Do
Sunday, 28 November 2010
Jeet Kune Do is thought by many to be the first Mixed Martial Arts created. There is no arguing that Jeet Kune Do is the most popular modern style of... Read more...
11 reasons why it sucks to be a martial arts sensei, instructor, coach or teacher
Wednesday, 28 April 2010
Teaching can be so wonderful. Taking in a bumpkin and gradually transforming him into an articulate and able martial artist feels rewarding in... Read more...
The risks and dangers of martial arts practice
Monday, 12 April 2010
  No matter how safe school owners tell you his school is, no matter how low the incidence of injury, martial arts practice will always come with... Read more...
9 Reasons why YOU should get your black belt
Thursday, 25 March 2010
The black belt is synonym with mastery amongst commoners while practitioners consider it a token to the beginning of their real journey. Most people... Read more...
5 aspects that make Mixed Martial Arts more traditional than traditional martial arts.
Saturday, 20 March 2010
Common classification of martial arts is often based on a single criterion, largely ignoring all other aspects that define a martial art style. In... Read more...
The 10 commandments of martial arts of cross training - how to get the most out of your training
Tuesday, 23 February 2010
  Cross training (martial arts): Training in different martial arts or fighting systems to compensate for the perceived shortcomings of a certain... Read more...
6 Reasons why seminars are useless
Tuesday, 16 February 2010
    No matter how inexpensive martial arts instructions are, extra costs along the way will creep up along the way. Some of the extra cost are... Read more...
10 ways to manage your training time and increase efficiency.
Monday, 15 February 2010
Martial arts mastery is all about training hard, but the fact is, working hard doesn’t yield the same results for everybody. With an equal amount... Read more...
6 ways to get the best out of your students
Saturday, 13 February 2010
  As a martial arts instructor, the measure of your success is done by the amount of your students who are able to surpass your ability. Here are 6... Read more...
8 simple steps borrowed from cults to increase the influence of your martial arts organization
Saturday, 13 February 2010
One of the aspects that attracts public towards martial arts school is certainly the mysticism surrounding it. Shrouded in mystery, martial arts... Read more...

 

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