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Fighting Spirit

By darrenhiggs | August 28, 2016 |

Martial arts and fighting spirit helps you overcome fears and develop your character. You can apply these lessons to all areas of your life. You become a winner. Read on.

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Are You A "Black Belt" In Life?

By darrenhiggs | August 13, 2016 |

Being a Black Belt in martial arts is one thing. Being a Black Belt at life is a whole other ball game. However, the lessons applied in martial arts are the same that you need in life. Read on.

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What The Olympics Means To Us

By darrenhiggs | August 7, 2016 |

The Olympic Games are an exciting time. The hard work from the athletes beforehand, plus the inspiration passed on, means that the Olympic Games is far more than a two week event. A single Olympic Games can mean a lifetime of effort and inspiration. Read on for our take, with a martial arts bias.

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Can martial arts boost my confidence?

By darrenhiggs | July 31, 2016 |

Martial arts helps build your confidence. This is especially so at gradings, as you know that your hard work and discipline pay off. This can be used in all areas of life. Read on.

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Meditation in Martial Arts

By darrenhiggs | July 23, 2016 |

Martial arts cannot begin and end at merely the physical dimension of fitness, technique and training. It must include mind-body-spirit. Meditation is great for this. Read on.

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Bullying

By darrenhiggs | July 17, 2016 |

Everybody has been bullied or been a bully at some point in their life. It really affects your self-confidence, and can be harmful for a long time. Martial arts can help with this. Read on.

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"The Need To Feel Right" vs Happiness

By darrenhiggs | July 12, 2016 |

Martial arts is a great canvas for life. Martial arts is more than just self defence moves. It teaches you mental and emotional lessons as well. Read on for my lapse in judgement and subsequent reflection.

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How to "Build a Better You"

By darrenhiggs | June 10, 2016 |

There are many ways to “build a better you”. Recognising the physical, realising the inner you, identifying what to improve, setting goals, achieving milestones and taking action. Martial arts helps with this. Read on.

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Muhammad Ali's Rules For Success

By darrenhiggs | June 4, 2016 |

Muhammad was an inspiration on so many levels. This included his boxing, self-promoting or ability to unite people behind him. He was one of the greatest martial artists of all time. Read on for what Ali did to be successful.

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Lessons From Kung Fu Panda

By darrenhiggs | May 29, 2016 |

Martial arts teaches life lessons together with self-defence moves. This comes through in movies like Jung Fu Panda. These movies, provided that you take up martial arts, will help you and your child become a better you, be it physically, mentally and emotionally. Read on.

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