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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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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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2018 – The Year Of "Building A Better You"

By darrenhiggs | December 17, 2017 |

Goals should always be tied into what is really important to you in life. This blog helps you reflect on 2017 and use those lessons to “Build A Better You” in 2018. Your martial arts lessons will help with this.

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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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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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Success In Life

By darrenhiggs | June 18, 2017 |

Success is more than just achieving things. Success is also feeling good, mentally and emotionally, about your important goals. Success is a profound way of living. How do you want your success remembered?

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Stay Active During These School Holidays

By darrenhiggs | September 9, 2016 |

We want our children to lead a healthy lifestyle. We must also show them what that means, via encouragement, making time, creating family time, and introducing children to a range of activities (including martial arts). Read on.

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