Keeping Kids Motivated for Martial Arts

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Keeping Kids Motivated for Martial Arts   Martial arts is a great way for children to stay active, build confidence, and develop discipline. However, it can be challenging for parents to keep their kids motivated to stick with it over the long term. Here are some tips to help parents keep their children engaged and… Read more »

How to be a Good Muay Thai Pad Holder / Training Partner

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An Essential Skill Being a good partner in Muay Thai is crucial for both your development and your training partner’s growth. Muay Thai is a combat sport that requires discipline, hard work, and dedication to achieve proficiency. Safety: Muay Thai can be dangerous if not practiced with care and attention. As a good partner, it is… Read more »

The Importance of Shadow Boxing


Why Shadowbox? Shadowboxing is a great way to improve your boxing skills, build endurance, and boost your confidence. It’s a training method that involves throwing punches and combinations without a partner or bag to hit. Instead, you’re throwing punches into the air, with the goal of refining your technique, footwork, and movements. Shadowboxing allows you… Read more »

Dealing with Adversity – Using Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu On & Off the Mat

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Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ) is a martial art that emphasizes ground fighting and grappling techniques. Originating from Japan, it was developed and refined in Brazil by the Gracie family in the early 20th century. BJJ has become increasingly popular around the world and is known for its effectiveness in self-defense and as a competitive sport. However,… Read more »

Why Competing Brazilian Jiu-jitsu will Improve Your Skillset


Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ) is a grappling martial art that has gained popularity around the world in recent years. It is a complex art that requires both physical and mental skills to excel. Competing in BJJ can help improve your skillset in several ways, including physical fitness, mental toughness, problem-solving skills, and strategic thinking. Physical Fitness:… Read more »

Developing Better Focus with Our Children

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As children grow and develop, one of the most important skills they need to learn is how to focus. Focus is critical for success in school, in sports, and in life. However, with so many distractions around us, it can be difficult for children to stay focused on a task for an extended period of… Read more »

The Committed Jiu-Jitsu Practitioner

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  Always works hard Can produce a little extra Can make things happen Stays in the game regardless of the score Sees criticism as helpful feedback Is not afraid to fail Recovers well after a mistake Is a team player Never misses a practice Makes the right choices every day The Attributes of the Committed… Read more »

How to Hit the Heavy Bag Like a Pro

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Working on the heavy bags can be surprisingly difficult and even intimidating when you first start boxing. Oftentimes people are not sure how to approach the bag, what strikes to throw, how to set a pace and, as a result, tend to get nervous or avoid it all together. So, here are a few tips… Read more »

Why You’re Not Successful with Your Fitness

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Are You Happy with Your Fitness Results? The truth is there are hundreds of ways to tune up the body mentally and physically. So why are so many people unsuccessful when trying to improve their overall well-being? It is not that they are incompetent or that they do not know the right combination of things… Read more »