Sounds kind of redundant huh? Well, in truth, it isn’t. Either you will do something or you won’t. Everything else is just an excuse period. Now before I get all the “life isn’t black and white” and blah blah rhetoric STOP and listen to yourself. Did you hear that? The mumble of muttered excuses about […]Read more "Either you WILL or you WON’T…"
For at least 20 years now the martial arts industry has been in a constant argument in regards to membership agreements and if they are great, good, bad or wrong. When I began running my dojo in 1991 I never used them, always trusting a student to pay me on time and commit to training […]Read more "Contracts & Martial Arts…"
You know, as a practitioner of martial arts for over 38 years now, I look around quite often and try to understand what I am seeing being passed off in terms of training these days. While I believe in some ways we have excelled over the past in how we train and teach students in […]Read more "Being a black belt…lesson on respect"