More than One Piece to Self-Defense: Many times martial arts schools teach just the physical portion to self-defense, completely ignoring or failing to cover the other crucial parts of self-defense. If the physical altercation techniques of self-defense are only covered, the school is doing students a disservice. In fact, if you find yourself getting [...]
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Master Instructor’s welcome letter Welcome to Maximum Martial Arts Center! I would personally like to extend my appreciation to you and your family for choosing our school. I am excited to help you along the tremendous experience of discovering martial arts and to help you receive all the benefits Maximum Martial Arts has to [...]
Black Belt Certifications- Taekwondo and Hapkido What you should know: Many martial arts schools in the United States only issue school certification to black belts. While this may be meaningful to the student, because he or she worked so hard for his/her black belt rank, it doesn't do much for the student, other than [...]
There is much more to Self-Defense than just the physical aspects of the 'fight'. Here are some key concepts regarding self-defense, before the 'fight'. Many times, if you can use these concepts effectively, fighting becomes completely unnecessary. When fighting back does become necessary, this article should help with some great insights about proper self-defense [...]
Characteristics of Winners Winners expect success: Winners are confident. They expect nothing less than success. They are willing to work hard and make sacrifices, in order to achieve it. They will not let themselves be defeated through self-doubt or incompetence. Winners stay motivated: Winners have a strong, burning desire to achieve their goals. [...]
The Tenets of Taekwondo In Taekwondo, there are several principles, or Tenets, to which students are to adhere -- not only in the dojang, or only while training, but in life. The Tenets are listed below in no particular order: each of the Tenets is just as important as every other. The principles listed [...]
Attaining Goals Everyone has goals. Not everyone has a plan for reaching those goals. Here are some principles to use in achieving your goals. Positive Thinking: Do not be a pessimist! There is something good to be found in almost everything. Do not blame other people, things, or circumstances or otherwise make excuses for [...]
Pilsung (certain victory) is a phrase used by many Taekwondo and Hapkido fighters to express their expectations when competing. However, victory requires more than making a statement; it takes commitment. Just because you win, it does not mean you are victorious. Victory is much more than winning. To help insure victory, practice the following: [...]
Setting Goals the Right Way Many times in life, we set long-term goals, which will always bring us success over the long run. But, short-term wants seem to be a distraction, physically, mentally, emotionally, and monetarily. If you want to be successful, keep your eyes focused on the long-term goals you have set, as [...]
What do you think of, when you think of Michael Jordan: success or failure?So, most people think of Michael Jordan as the GOAT... he's a 6-time champion, multiple MVP's, first billionaire in sports, first player-turned-owner... you name it, he's done it! The second part of the question - and it's rhetorical/food for thought - is [...]