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Fight to stay on track in Martial Arts!

  September 3rd, 2015

Many of the various martial arts schools have a huge dropout rate, why do so many people fall by the wayside? It used to be said in most martial arts circles that only one person in every thousand who started the art made it to black level. Are you the one in a thousand? and Read more…

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Yue Fei

  June 24th, 2015

I am proud to put up this great article written by one of my students Eric Benns, about General Yue Fei – the creator of Yi Quan Kung Fu.   YUE FEI We hear many myths about amazing martial artists and feats completed by them, but not a lot about real life heroes, role models… conquerors. Human beings Read more…


Role Model or Mentor: Whitby Martial Arts

  June 11th, 2015

Defining a mentor and a role model Lines between being a role model and mentor often blur.  To be a mentor is to participate in a prearranged role where one assumes the responsibly of fostering and building the core professional skills of a trainee.  A mentor is one that models, coaches, and facilitates a trainee’s Read more…


Consistency is key for success in Martial Arts

  June 3rd, 2015

I am often asked what the toughest part of martial arts training is. Honestly the actual training is not the hardest part at all. The hardest part of training is showing up to class day after day. In other words: consistency. Martial Arts training brings small benefits with each class. However, being able to do Read more…


Perseverance: Perseverance in Martial Arts & life.

  April 9th, 2015

  Introduction You can have all the talent in the world but that’s not enough. You can be incredibly strong, but that’s not enough. Perseverance is the key. Perseverance is the commitment to keep going when things get hard or you lose your focus. It means not giving up until you get the result you Read more…