My Pathway to Black Belt My pathway to black belt was an unexpected one at this point in my life. I am 51 years old, married for 12 years, have two children, and have worked for the same company for 32 years. My pathway to black belt has very much been parallel to my life Read More

Blocking, Kicking, And Punching Is Just The Beginning. Martial arts is all about learning blocks, counters, punches, holds, and kicks, right? The answer is yes, but it’s also only the beginning. The goal of becoming a Black Belt is the goal of becoming a better human being. A martial arts education gives you the tools Read More

Confidence Week 4 “Nobody can make you feel inferior without your consent.” Eleanor Roosevelt, American humanitarian and First Lady to Franklin Roosevelt Confidence for Adults You have the ability to achieve many goals and experience great success. The opinions of the people in your life can inhibit your drive to success, just as the fear Read More

Confidence Week 3 “Confidence comes not from always being right, but not fearing to be wrong.” Peter T. McIntyre Confidence for Adults From earliest childhood, you learned to fear being wrong. That fear is so ingrained, in fact, that most adults even fear the possibility of being wrong. Fear, of course, is the great inhibitor. Read More