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Your Goals vs Your System

By darrenhiggs | March 26, 2018 | 0 Comments

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 – Awareness Of Others

By darrenhiggs | December 17, 2017 | 0 Comments

As a martial artist, you learn to physically defend your personal space (if you need to). However, are you as conscious of other people and their personal space? Read on for how respect and good manners helps.

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Simple Meditation

By darrenhiggs | December 17, 2017 | 0 Comments

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 | 0 Comments

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 | 0 Comments

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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Martial Arts and Balance

By darrenhiggs | November 4, 2016 | 0 Comments

Firstly let me say that this blog article is not about the physical sense of balance, although that is critical to your martial arts – being balanced and taking your opponents balance being fundamental principles. This piece is about balancing of the natural forces that impact on our emotional, mental…

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Stay Active During These School Holidays

By darrenhiggs | September 9, 2016 | 0 Comments

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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Goal Setting For Martial Arts

By darrenhiggs | September 13, 2015 | 0 Comments

Goal setting is the key to success. In martial arts, you regularly get a chance to achieve your goals. This can be in the form of a grading, a tournament, learning your syllabus or simply getting fit.However, there are goals that progress you forward and goals that hold you back. Read on for help.

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Why Your Instructor Cares About You And Your Family

By darrenhiggs | July 17, 2015 | 0 Comments

I enjoy being a martial arts instructor , as the sense of camaraderie among all of the instructors and students is terrific. Martial arts creates one big family, where everybody enjoys each other’s success and commiserates in other’s disappointment. Read on for more.

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Mental toughness for martial artists

By darrenhiggs | June 5, 2015 | 0 Comments

Mental toughness for martial artists is quite involved. It is commitment, focus, resilience, and the right attitude. Read on for our thoughts on how to develop mental toughness.

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