FUN Warm Up For Kid Ninjas

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KIDS LOVE THIS NINJA CIRCLE WARM UP There can’t be a good workout without a good warm up. If you don’t warm up, not only will you get less out of training, but you will probably get yourself injured. Warming up, however, is not nearly as exciting as the main chunk of training, otherwise known as the workout. If you’re trying to get your kids into martial arts, anything that isn’t fun is going to …

NEVER Quit, Never Stop

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WHEN THE GOING GETS TOUGH… Have you ever thought about giving up? Most of us have thought about giving up, whether it’s giving up a dream or giving up in the middle of a workout. It’s tempting. It’s easy to give up, to put a stop to the struggle, the chase. It’s easy to give in to temptation, to laziness, to weakness. But, of course, when you do give up, you regret it. Even if …

Training Under World Champions at Evolve MMA with Anastasia Lim

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What Martial Arts has Taught Anastasia Lim I believe that martial arts is a brilliant vehicle for learning. Not only does it teach you how to deconstruct a skill and give you a growth mindset, you are also given several other traits that can be applied to every other aspect of your life. Focus and humility are the two traits we’ll talk about today. Have you ever been in a bad mood, then you worked out, …

TMTG: From Battling Homelessness to Becoming A Star

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THE MUAY THAI GUYS PODCAST – Episode 90 I say it all the time, Muay Thai has changed my life. I do not know what I would be doing if it wasn’t for Muay Thai. Muay Thai gave me discipline, purpose, confidence, and so much more. Today, we’re going to talk to someone who went from homelessness to stardom because of martial arts and athletics: Eddie “Silky Smooth” Abasolo If you’re in a rough place in …

GRINDING Builds Work Ethic

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DEVELOPING WORK ETHIC IN MARTIAL ARTS As part of our continuing theme of connecting martial arts to ideas of self-improvement, today we explore two traits you will develop through training in martial arts: an uncompromising work ethic and positivity. At first thought, these seem to be contrary ideas — fighting vs. positivity. To the untrained eye, perhaps fighting does seem the opposite of positive, as it inflicts damage and causes destruction. The truth is that …