According to a dictionary definition, a leader is a person who leads or commands a group or an organization. Did you know as early as children and teenagers acquire qualities of a leader? The past few years there is an emphasis on how effective this leadership role is on a student in a school environment. […]

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Become a Better Athlete in 5 Simple Steps

Published: October 14, 2020

Being a well-rounded athlete is not just about what you do in the gym or studio, but goes far beyond that. An athlete’s healthy habits are developed in all of the day-to-day choices he/she makes. You cannot simply train or work out and then expect to see major results, you must also learn to live […]

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Secrets to Stretching: Why, When and How

Published: October 14, 2020

You’ve just finished a long, grueling workout, and you’re ready to head home. The last thing you want to do is stay those extra few minutes to finish off with a post-workout stretch, right? Well, skipping your stretch may not feel like a big deal, but for an athlete, especially a martial arts athlete, stretching […]

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8 Positive Steps for Mental Health

Published: October 14, 2020

With much more well-deserved attention being drawn to the topic of mental health, it can be difficult for many of us to understand what “mental health” really refers to. According to a dictionary definition, mental health is “a person’s condition with regard to their psychological and emotional well-being.” So in a nutshell, it determines how we feel, […]

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October is National Bullying Prevention Month, time dedicated to teachers, students, and martial arts schools to work together to end bullying. A Statistic from StopBullying.gov states, “that nearly 30% of students in 6th through 12th grades report being the victims of bullying. More than 70% of students in those same grades say they’ve seen bullying at their schools.”   StopBullying.gov says […]

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With mental and health benefits, training in martial arts can have a positive impact on your life. Even celebrities have learned this fact, and they have taken to the mat to improve their health and well-being. Here are six celebrities you probably didn’t know train in a martial art:   JIM CARREY Jim Carrey is […]

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Believe it or not, the holiday season is here! What is meant to be a time of celebration with family and friends can often leave many feeling stressed, overloaded, overweight, and overspent. To help you find balance this holiday season, we put together three simple ways to help you truly enjoy this special time with loved ones. […]

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Exercise. Some love it, some hate it, but it’s the pillar of a healthy lifestyle. And with the threat of the virus lurking at every turn, it makes it harder to train, but it doesn’t make it impossible. When it comes to fighting COVID-19, one of your best weapons alongside social distancing and self-isolation, is […]

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In honor of back to school season, we have a pop quiz for you. We hope you studied…   Question: Which of the following benefits can martial arts have on participants? Improved physical fitness Learning important life lessons Promotion of healthy lifestyle habits Positive impacts on mental health Trick question – the answer is actually all of the […]

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Categories: Mental Health