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Let’s Break It Down – How Martial Arts Applies to Life

“Everyone is trying to accomplish something big, not realizing that life is made up of little things.”   ~Frank Clark, president of ComEd, Chicago-based electric utility giant “Inch by inch is a cinch; mile by mile is a trial” is a saying you’ve probably read and heard, but how often do you actually live by it. […]

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King Tiger Martial Arts Chesapeake – Kids Sparring Drill Video

In any martial arts, technique is vital to learning the martial art, as well as winning more competitions.  We learn technique through practice, starting slow and eventually being able to memorize those movements with our bodies.  True technique comes with practice and routine.  When your technique is solid and you add speed, power will be […]

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Self Confidence – King Tiger Martial Arts Chesapeake

The only one way to build self-confidence is to experience success, and then being continually challenged to overcome more substantial obstacles.  Your school’s belt or ranking system is one of the unique ways martial arts is able to help you build self-confidence. Being recognized for your advancement with a new belt color makes it easy […]

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Black Belt Attitude – King Tiger Martial Arts Chesapeake

How do you define Black Belt Attitude?  Some view it as the unwavering feeling from within that empowers self-confidence.  Others say it’s an optimistic outlook that influences the way they view the world around them.  However, every future and current black belt student in the martial arts would agree that having a Black Belt Attitude […]

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The Value of Perseverance – King Tiger Martial Arts Chesapeake

“Of course it’s hard; if it were easy then everyone would do it!”  This is a phrase I hear often at King Tiger Martial Arts.  Inevitably it is proclaimed just prior to providing the needed assistance required to help a student or staff member overcome an obstacle that is hindering their success. Sometimes it is […]

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King Tiger Martial Arts Chesapeake – Side Kick Training Video

A properly executed sidekick is one of the most powerful strikes in martial arts. The side kick refers to a kick that is delivered sideways in relation to the body of the person kicking. There are two areas that are commonly used as impact points in sidekicks: the heel of the foot or the outer edge […]

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The Game

Before White Belt You dream of being in the game. At White Belt You decide to be in the game. At Gold Belt You can see yourself playing the game. At Orange Belt You are introduced to the game. At Green Belt You are invited to make a commitment to the game. At Blue Belt […]

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Do You Have a Winning Attitude?

When did winning become a negative thing?  When did we as a society decide that self-esteem is based on everyone winning all the time and no one can ever lose?  Life simply does not work this way.  Self esteem is built upon an individual’s successive small gains/wins and the necessary self correction provided by losing.  […]

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King Tiger Martial Arts Chesapeake – Push Kick Training Video

The Front Push Kick is a very versatile kick and is a great compliment to other techniques in your Martial Arts arsenal.  It is less used in Tae Kwon Do Sparring, and more frequently used in styles such as Muay Thai, however, the front push kick is a great attack for creating space, knocking an […]

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Channeling Power with Wisdom – King Tiger Martial Arts

Think of the power you’ve gained from Martial Arts as being a fuel, like wood or gasoline.  It’s valuable because it drives you and your goals.  The power you receive from your Martial Arts training also drives you on the path towards wisdom – to make good decisions, be committed to your self and help […]

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