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September 2018

4 Parts of Self-Defense

2018-09-06T18:42:22+00:00

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-Defense 2018-09-06T18:42:22+00:00

July 2018

Master Instructor’s Welcome Letter

2018-07-22T13:02:13+00:00

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 Letter 2018-07-22T13:02:13+00:00

Black Belt Certification Through Maximum Martial Arts Center

2018-07-23T08:53:49+00:00

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 Center 2018-07-23T08:53:49+00:00

Important Self-Defense Concepts

2018-07-08T13:00:39+00:00

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 Concepts 2018-07-08T13:00:39+00:00

June 2018

Characteristics of a Winner

2018-06-21T18:34:44+00:00

    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 Winner 2018-06-21T18:34:44+00:00

Tenets of Taekwondo

2018-06-21T18:22:58+00:00

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 Taekwondo 2018-06-21T18:22:58+00:00

Certain Victory Pilsung

2018-06-21T18:01:37+00:00

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 Pilsung 2018-06-21T18:01:37+00:00

Focused Goal Setting

2018-06-21T12:12:44+00:00

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 Setting 2018-06-21T12:12:44+00:00

Perseverance is the Bridge Between Success and Failure

2018-06-21T12:06:32+00:00

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 Failure 2018-06-21T12:06:32+00:00

Student Creed

2018-07-08T15:34:34+00:00

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 Creed 2018-07-08T15:34:34+00:00