MARTIAL ARTISTRY

Slow Principles That Lead To Success in Your Martial Arts Game (& Life)

Over the past few years, I have been emphasising to my students to slow down. Slowing down isn’t something most of us find easy. Everyone is rushing, from rushing to work, rushing to meet deadlines, to rushing to pick the kids up on time, and getting them to their next activity. All of us know how to rush, but most of us have forgotten how to ‘slow’.

The Barefoot Martial Artist: Why Taking Your Shoes Off, Is Good For You!

When I first started training martial arts as a kid in Karate, the thing I noticed first was that all training was done barefoot. The beautiful thing about martial arts in general, is that unlike many other sports and hobbies all you really need in order to train and to enjoy the experience is your …

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The Curious Nature of Success in Martial Arts & Life!

Life is tough, unpredictable, and will kick you between the legs when you are not looking. Life is, at its heart imperfect, just like a roll in jiu-jitsu, just like sparring. But we want everything to be perfect. We want, seek, for the perfect roll, the perfect round of sparring, the perfect life. Perfection, we …

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