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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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Talk of the Week – Respect

By darrenhiggs | October 3, 2017 |

Respect is important for you and everyone around you. Respect is not something that can be demanded, as it will not last. Respect is something that is offered firstly, then earned secondly. It is one of those “karma” things. To get respect, you must first give respect. When you show respect for others, it might not mean a lot to you at the time. However, it could mean the world to the other person. And that is part of your service to others.

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Still and Neutral

By darrenhiggs | October 3, 2017 |

Difficult situations are a part of life. Throughout the day, there will be a number of things that do not go exactly how you would like them to. You may be forced to make decisions that you do not necessarily want to make. If you make choices from a negative state, such as anger or frustration, it can have unfavourable outcomes for all involved. It is therefore critical that you make these decisions from a “still and neutral” position.

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Talk of the Week – Choose Your Attitude

By darrenhiggs | October 3, 2017 |

How often do we feel that we are in our own little world? 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.

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Determination

By darrenhiggs | October 2, 2017 |

Determination…focus completely on your goal…work hard…have total belief in yourself…never give in. Do this and you will achieve anything you want in life. It will also help “Build A Better You”. Read on…

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Self Awareness in Martial Arts

By darrenhiggs | August 13, 2017 |

Some people let their frustrations get the better of them, which leads to unnecessary conflict. With self-awareness, they would understand how their thoughts and actions could impact others, which could lead them to make better decisions. Read on.

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Living Your Truth

By darrenhiggs | January 29, 2017 |

Living by your truth and values is hard. you must work hard, be unique, be happy, live in the present moment, and take action. This blog helps you live a life worth living.

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Build A Better You In 2017

By darrenhiggs | January 2, 2017 |

Life is not just about existing. Life is about creating the world you want to live in. This is where martial arts is so beneficial for everybody. Other than the fact you learn effective self-defence skills and get incredibly fit, you develop the discipline and courage to keep moving towards…

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Black Belt Rules Of Success

By darrenhiggs | December 11, 2016 |

To “build a better you”, you must set goals and apply yourself in everything you do, including martial arts. Work hard and never give up, you can reach your Black Belt, which is a symbol of excellence. The Black Belt is possible with determination, dedication and resilience.

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Courage in Martial Arts and Life

By Nick Sergeant | November 20, 2016 |

Fear stops so many people from achieving the things that they want to do. We can internally be eaten up inside if we do not do things due to fear or doubt. This is where courage comes into play. Read on.

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