September 2018

4 Parts of Self-Defense


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 [...]

4 Parts of Self-Defense2018-09-06T18:42:22+00:00

July 2018

Master Instructor’s Welcome Letter


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 [...]

Master Instructor’s Welcome Letter2018-07-22T13:02:13+00:00

Black Belt Certification Through Maximum Martial Arts Center


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 [...]

Black Belt Certification Through Maximum Martial Arts Center2018-07-23T08:53:49+00:00

Important Self-Defense Concepts


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 [...]

Important Self-Defense Concepts2018-07-08T13:00:39+00:00

June 2018

Characteristics of a Winner


    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.  [...]

Characteristics of a Winner2018-06-21T18:34:44+00:00

Tenets of Taekwondo


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 [...]

Tenets of Taekwondo2018-06-21T18:22:58+00:00

Certain Victory Pilsung


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: [...]

Certain Victory Pilsung2018-06-21T18:01:37+00:00

Focused Goal Setting


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 [...]

Focused Goal Setting2018-06-21T12:12:44+00:00

Perseverance is the Bridge Between Success and Failure


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 [...]

Perseverance is the Bridge Between Success and Failure2018-06-21T12:06:32+00:00

Student Creed


I always remember that martial arts begin with respect and end with respect. I will develop myself in a positive manner, and avoid anything that is bad for my mind and body. I will develop self-discipline in order to bring out the best in myself and others. I will use what I learn in [...]

Student Creed2018-07-08T15:34:34+00:00