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Do you have respect for others?

By darrenhiggs | February 23, 2019 |

Do you have respect for others? Simply treat others how you want to be treated. Simply choose to like people. Respect is simple, but our ego gets in the way. We discuss in our blog.

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Commitment

By darrenhiggs | February 17, 2019 |

Commitment seems to be a quaint concept in the modern world, where so many messages of “put yourself first” and “take the easy path” are prevalent. However, we all know that anything truly worth having or achieving requires focus, energy and time to be successful. In other words, COMMITMENT! Commitment…

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Courage in martial arts and life

By darrenhiggs | February 16, 2019 |

Fear stops so many people from achieving the things that they want to do. Courage is doing what needs to be done even though you feel fear. You are willing to put up a fight, as the end result will outweigh the struggle. Read our blog on courage for martial arts and life.

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Mental Toughness for Martial Artists

By darrenhiggs | February 10, 2019 |

Mental toughness is an important part of martial arts. In life, choosing the “easy path” is too common. But to really achieve anything worthwhile, you need commitment, focus, resilience and the right attitude. Read on…

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Mateship

By darrenhiggs | January 20, 2019 |

Mateship is showing loyalty to others. It is treating people equally, regardless of our backgrounds. It is solidarity, as mates are there in good or bad times. Be a good mate to everybody! Read on…

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Australia Day – Community

By darrenhiggs | January 19, 2019 |

Australia was built around great communities, not dissimilar to the great community we have at Quantum Martial Arts. With Australia Day upon us, it is a great time to reflect on this. Read on….

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The Aware Martial Artist

By darrenhiggs | January 12, 2019 |

Having an “awareness of others” can help you to improve not only as a martial artist, but as a person. Who doesn’t want to choose the right response to any situation with calmness and clarity? Read on…

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Choose Your Attitude

By darrenhiggs | January 5, 2019 |

We can get so focused on ourselves, we forget how our attitudes and behaviours can affect others. A bad attitude can have a negative feel for everybody around. Conversely, a good attitude can have a lasting impact on yours and others lives. Read on…

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Zanshin

By darrenhiggs | September 29, 2018 |

Children and family seem to have lots of demands with on their time and energy. Remember, you cannot be “everything to everybody all of the time”. You are better served by knowing what is important to you, then tackling what needs to be done with focus, calmness and singular resolution. Read on.

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Trust

By darrenhiggs | September 23, 2018 |

Trust, whether it is trusting yourself or trusting others, is important in today’s world. If there was more trust amongst each other, there would be less conflict, which would also lead to less of a need for self defence and martial arts. This is also an important lesson for children and family.

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