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Live For The Moment

By darrenhiggs | June 30, 2018 |

True living can only happen in the present moment. Not in the past, not in the future, but right now. Enjoy this precious time and take action towards the things that are important for you.

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It All Starts With Ous

By darrenhiggs | June 24, 2018 |

As you progress in martial arts, you must prove that you can do more than just techniques. You must prove that you understand the emotional and philosophical lessons. You must show that you want to make a meaningful difference to your life and the lives of others. It starts with “ous”.

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Your Goals vs Your System

By darrenhiggs | March 26, 2018 |

Setting goals in life is important, but we often overlook how we get there. One solution is to focus more on your system, instead of trying to stay focused solely on a distant destination. While goals are good for planning your progress, your martial arts system is where you make progress.

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What's Stopping You Reaching Your Martial Arts Goals?

By darrenhiggs | January 21, 2018 |

In order to achieve your or your child’s martial arts goals, you often need to change the way you do things. If not, you probably would have reached your goals already. Whether your goal is a Black Belt, fit and healthy body, or feeling confident that you can defend yourself, change is often needed. Read on.

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Stand Up For What You Believe In

By darrenhiggs | January 15, 2018 |

Standing up for what you believe in is important. You must take charge of your life and actions. This is not easy. A lot of people are worried about standing out from a crowd, so they prefer to blend in. But by truly knowing who you are and what your morals are, you can muster the courage to be your true self. This helps you make a difference for yourself and others. It helps you “walk your path”.

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Talk of the Week – Strong Yet Gentle

By darrenhiggs | January 14, 2018 |

In martial arts, you learn how to be strong and how to be gentle. A wise martial artist knows when to be strong or gentle. Read on…

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Big goals start with small actions

By darrenhiggs | January 14, 2018 |

Let me tell you a story. In fact, this story occurs quite often in a martial arts dojo. It is the story of a person who wants to try martial arts. Read on…

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Talk Of The Week – Awareness Of Others

By darrenhiggs | December 17, 2017 |

As a martial artist, you learn to physically defend your personal space (if you need to). However, are you as conscious of other people and their personal space? Read on for how respect and good manners helps.

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Simple Meditation

By darrenhiggs | December 17, 2017 |

Martial arts is more than just physical training and fitness. It must encompass the complete mind-body-spirit. This is where meditation can help. Read on.

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Talk Of The Week – Success

By darrenhiggs | December 17, 2017 |

Success is more than just winning at something. If that “something” is not tied into your values, or the person you want to be, there will be an emptiness inside. Read on.

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