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Goals – King Tiger Martial Arts Chesapeake

The famous architect Frank Lloyd Wright once told a story of an incident that would have seemed insignificant to the casual observer, but which had a profound influence on the rest of his life .The winter when he was nine years old, young Frank went walking across a snow- covered field with his reserved, no-nonsense […]

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The Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Leg Triangle – King Tiger Martial Arts Chesapeake

A triangle choke is a type of figure-four choke hold utilized in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu which strangles the opponent by encircling the opponent’s neck and one arm with the legs in a pattern similar to the shape of a triangle. The technique is a type of restraint that constricts the blood flow from the carotid arteries to the brain. Tactically speaking, the triangle choke is a very effective […]

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Brazilian Jiu Jitsu at King Tiger Martial Arts Chesapeake

We’re growing again!  King Tiger Martial Arts is rolling out our long awaited Brazilian Jiu Jitsu program on Monday, October the 1st.  Brazilian Jiu Jitsu is a martial art, combat sport, and a self-defense system that focuses on grappling and especially ground fighting.  This style of martial arts promotes the concept that a smaller, weaker […]

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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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