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Fitness or Martial Arts

Recently, my wife and I decided to begin a new program at our martial arts school.  This program is called Empower Boxing and we will officially launch it May 1, 2013 but in the meantime we have a number of events planned to get us rolling.  It is going to be a new avenue to […]

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3 Reasons to Record Your Training

Never used a digital video camera in your training? Here are three reasons you should.

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A month of Whole Food

One Month In I guess it hasn’t quite been a month but my wife and I have been really enjoying the new whole food lifestyle we have chosen with the recommendation of our doctor.  Although it is not exactly the same, the closest comparison is the Paleo Lifestyle as discussed on Everyday Paleo in their […]

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Tournament Thoughts

A coaches thoughts on watching his team in their first competitive tournament.

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2013 Goals

A brief description of my Goals for 2013 and a link to a great podcast episode on becoming more disciplined.

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Simply “not fat” is not good enough?

What are your goals for 2013? One of my goals is to be healthy not simply “not fat.”

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Dragon Circle Drill

Some drills are for speed, power, kicking technique, or blocking; this one combines all of those aspects and snap decision making to teach realistic self-defense.

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Martial Arts Heroes

We all have martial arts heroes, right?  For many their hero is Bruce Lee, the iconic figure of a martial artist.  The man who is credited with making martial arts BIG in America.  When most people think of a martial artist, they intuitively think of Bruce Lee.  His charisma and demeanor, the chiseled body and […]

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Keys to Mastery

How do you get over the hump? How do you progress, when you feel like you are running into a brick wall. George Leonard’s book Mastery: They Keys to Success and Long-Term Fulfillment provide the answers to this vital question. Whether you train martial arts, run a small business, or looking for weight loss, this book can and will help you.

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Grappling versus Wrestling

Is it better to be a wrestler or a grappler? I think wrestler but I HATE being on the bottom!

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