Fostering Self-Discipline – One of the central tenets of all forms of the martial arts is an absolute focus on self-discipline. Today’s kids are so accustomed to receiving instant gratification that lessons in self-restraint and discipline aren’t always easy to come...read more
As a martial arts coach and more importantly as a father, I am always looking for ways to improve my students performance and help my daughters lead their best life. I read a book recently that was just an amazing read called Mindset: By Carol Dweck. Dr. Dweck has...read more
I think I have a unique perspective being a youth martial artist myself and growing up in a martial arts school. My school was located at Clark’s Academy, on 409 ½ East Front Street, in Monroe Michigan from 1981 to 1990. I know that for me, there was no better place...read more
How an act of kindness 30 years ago in Michigan, has improved the lives of 1000’s of Kirkland residents!
An act of kindess is obviously appreciated by the person it was done for. However sometimes an act of kindess effects the lives of hundreds if not thousands of people. Here is the story of a friends faith and belief in his training partner and how that faith is had...read more
Martial arts has been a main stay for people to learn about character traits like. Self-discipline Respect Confidence However after talking with thousands of parents of the last 20 years of teaching professionally the one character that comes up most often in our...read more
How martial arts helped me... By Brandon Miller, B.S. Seattle University, Sifu at Miller's Martial Arts Academy, 14 Year Martial Arts Student, starting when he was 8! I excelled in school because of martial arts.Through the personal development my journey in the...read more