Tomorrow is a new day!

Tomorrow is a new day!

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  I want to get in shape!  I want to lose weight!   I do not want to be afraid!   I want to be able to defend myself and those I love! How many of you are thinking about this or something similar, yet don’t know where to start?  Even worst, you will simply let it slide and won’t act on it altogether? My point is as follows: This year I promoted a good friend of mine to 6th degree black belt.  That by itself is quite significant as I have only promoted a little over twenty black belts in over forty (40) years as an instructor.  During his test he demonstrated several self-defense techniques, fought a couple of times and performed techniques that anyone out of shape wouldn’t…
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Excelence in the Martial Arts

Excelence in the Martial Arts

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A good friend of mine send me an article from a blog titled "The difference between commitment and technique".  I read this short article and was impressed by its message.  I also was fascinated as in a very succinct manner Mr. Godin Presented an issue which it seems is more common that I thought. [caption id="attachment_714" align="alignright" width="300"] safe and challenging learning environment[/caption] As Mr. Godin wrote:  "We spend way too much time teaching people technique. Teaching people to be good at flute, or C++ or soccer.   It's a waste because the fact is, most people can learn to be good at something, if they only choose to be, if they choose to make the leap and put in the effort and deal with the failure and the frustration and…
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