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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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“Your Goals” vs “Your System”

By Dylan | January 5, 2019 |

There is difference between motivation (i.e. having goals you want to chase) vs commitment (i.e. applying yourself to a system that will get you where you want to be).
Setting goals in life is great, but you should focus on your system. While goals are good for planning your progress, your martial arts system is where you make progress. Read on…

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Generosity

By Dylan | December 23, 2018 |

Generosity helps you, the receiver and any onlookers be better people. Give the gift of time and energy to others. The impact could be life changing to somebody. 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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Stand Up For What You Believe In

By darrenhiggs | September 17, 2018 |

Standing up for what you believe in is important. You must take charge of your life and actions. This is not easy. Read on…

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