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Black Belt Attitude

There is a word that seems to be disappearing from our vocabulary. That word is integrity.  I asked 10 people to tell me what integrity is without looking it up. I got many wonderful answers. The American Heritage® Dictionary defines it as, “a steadfast adherence to a strict moral or ethical code.” One person described […]

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Cardio Health Not the Only Focus

With today’s obesity epidemic and all the news about heart health, more people are forgetting the importance of strength training. Cardiovascular training and strength training can work together to help you achieve optimal overall health, although it is often difficult to find one activity that pairs the two together. Martial arts training is one of […]

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Why Martial Arts?

Why martial arts? There are so many activities that adults and children can do to stay in shape, relieve stress, increase focus, and have fun. But there are not many, if any, that offer all of these benefits in the same activity. So often we hear about a great workout at the gym, but the […]

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Increasing Your Heart Rate

Benefits of increasing your heart rate Burn calories and speed up metabolism, which can help prevent excess weight gain or help maintain weight loss Lower your blood pressure Reduce LDL “bad” cholesterol Boost your HDL “good” cholesterol Increase the strength of your heart and lung muscles Increases blood circulation Releases the “feel good” hormones that […]

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Why Should I Exercise?

News about exercise changes every month. First, you’re told 30-minutes a day of exercise is sufficient, but now it’s 60. Some say it has to be all at once, but other reports say 10 minutes here and there works. No matter how the reports differ, they all agree there are many benefits to exercising, so […]

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Teamwork

“As much as we admire solo achievement, the truth is that no lone individual has done anything of value…Nothing of significance was ever achieved by an individual acting alone.” – Dr. John Maxwell, author, The 17 Indisputable Laws of Teamwork While we easily see the role teamwork plays in our professional lives, or in specifically […]

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Why Martial Artists Don’t Find Themselves in Trouble

All martial arts have two important features: self-defense and, more important, the perfection of character. The simple fact is that anyone can fight, once he or she is angry enough. To use your body effectively as a weapon, however, takes training and time. Yes, everyone can learn a few simple techniques that may help him […]

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GET IN SHAPE!

When looking for an energizing workout, there’s no shortage of them, but how do you choose? There’s Zumba, Pilates, Cage Fitness, or how about Martial Arts and Kickboxing? Our Martial Arts and Kickboxing classes are well-balanced workouts that include both core and endurance training. Our classes have many opportunities that your typical workout may not […]

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Do Something Vital for an Important Person

Do you go out of your way to assist others in your life? Do you drop everything to help your spouse, child, parent, co-worker, or neighbor? Most of us often take care of those around us and at the expense of our own needs. But who would help them if something happened to you? It […]

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Twice as Much Fun!

What can be better than having fun, reducing stress, staving off old age, and staying fit? How about doing it with a partner? After all, it doesn’t do a lot of good for you to be fit and healthy and then have your partner fall apart as aging takes its toll. But which sport allows […]

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