Roll with Like-Minded People

By | July 13th, 2017|Uncategorized|

Relationships in martial arts are no different to relationships in other spheres of life. You should be rolling with like-minded people who are on the same mission as you. This is something that I think about often and constantly evaluate in my school and in my life. Eagles don’t brood with pigeons and pigeons don’t [...]

The Importance of White Belt

By | July 5th, 2017|Uncategorized|

The white belt is often discarded as being unimportant. It is the lowest belt in the martial arts hierarchy and students are generally in a big hurry to leave the starkness of it behind. Students want to avoid being looked at as the newbie and the person with the least experience in the martial art, [...]

Integrity in Martial Arts

By | September 10th, 2016|Uncategorized|

When looking at traditional martial arts there are many benefits that can be derived from them, both physically and mentally. The Do, or Way is often considered to be some sort of mental strength but it far is more than that. I guess, it can be thought of as an almost metaphysical elevation. The way [...]