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Hard Work vs Natural Talent

By darrenhiggs | May 4, 2015 |

I watched the Floyd Mayweather Jr and Manny Pacquaio fight. You had two great martial artists who have worked very hard on their game and developed tremendous skill. They also have great natural talent and genetics. So what is important – hard work or natural talent? Read on for answers.

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Find Your Perfect Training Partner

By darrenhiggs | April 26, 2015 |

One way to overcome martial arts boredom is to have a consistent training partner/s. Everybody from weekend warriors to Olympic level athletes need people to push them and help keep them motivated. Read on for help with this.

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A Simple Key To Martial Arts Success

By darrenhiggs | April 17, 2015 |

The hardest part of martial arts training is showing up to class day after day. Or, to word it another way…consistency. Training brings small benefits with each class. But being able to do hard training consistently month after month is what will yield lasting results. Read on for tips.

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Resolutions… I made a few… but then again… too few to mention…

By darrenhiggs | March 6, 2015 |

(with apologies to Sinatra) Wow… have you found yourself looking at the calendar… it’s Autumn (or Spring) already and you say… where have the last two months gone? Like many people around the world you probably made some NYE resolutions… eat better, drink less, less sugar, more exercise, more training,…

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Grading weekend!

By darrenhiggs | December 5, 2014 |

It is an exciting time here at Quantum Martial Arts with 6 new white belts going for the first grading for our dojo!  We also have a number of friends from the Northstar Martial Arts extended community grading as well including a few black belt candidates. There is even a…

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Exciting News! New Classes in the CBD

By darrenhiggs | October 29, 2014 |

Hi All Exciting news!  Quantum is about to commence morning classes in the CBD.  These new classes are in addition to our existing classes in the evening at the KGV Fitness Centre. The new classes are starting from Monday 3rd November – next week!! The class times are on a…

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FREE Women's Self Defence Seminar – Saturday 22nd November 2PM

By darrenhiggs | October 26, 2014 |

Great News! In support of White Ribbon Day, which campaigns to stop violence against women, Quantum Martial Arts and King George V Recreation Centre would like to invite you to a FREE WOMENS SELF DEFENCE SEMINAR. The seminar will be led by May-Lai Paulin, 4th Dan Black Belt and one…

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Friday Thinker – Mentoring

By darrenhiggs | October 17, 2014 |

“Teaching is its own reward” is a saying that resonates with me. One of the most satisfying occurences is when a student gives you unsolicited praise after a class. It can be a humbling experience and it can also serve to help you resolve to be a better martial artists…

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Friday Thinker – Perserverance

By darrenhiggs | October 10, 2014 |

Perserverance is the foundation on which all success and achievements are built. Even when the outcome is not what you expected you will always have the deep satisfaction of knowing that you gave it everything.  Be tenacious… and never give up.

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Friday thoughts for long weekend… balance

By darrenhiggs | October 3, 2014 |

Long weekends, warm weather and Spring… these all make me contemplative.  Here are some of the thoughts rattling around my mind at present. We often focus on ‘balance’ in martial arts… in a physical sense, and in a mental sense in a self defence situation… but we can also take…

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