One of the quickest, easiest ways to get from where we are to where we want to be, be it a destination on a map or a destination in life, is to make a plan. Hopefully, at this point, you are preparing to travel down the road to a better life – to a more […]
Dear Parents, “Martial Arts helps develop our students’ confidence.” That’s a pretty big claim, isn’t it? Many parents have asked us what exactly we do to develop confidence in their children. A lot of people think that students develop confidence because they are learning self-defense skills. But that’s only a small part of it. If […]
Positive Role Models: The biggest asset of “Martial Arts?” Easy. The teachers. Now, I’ll tell you up front. They are not like the teachers you’ve seen in the Martial Art movies. Are they “tough guys and girls?” Yes. But what you will notice (and so will your child)…is that they are “Nice Guys and Girls.” […]
The first time I rode a bike I fell hard on the asphalt street and didn’t want to do it again. Each one of us has a story they remember from their childhood that now makes us laugh now but at the time seemed like the end of the world. We got really scared and […]
Good old’ Peer Pressure. Drugs, Premarital Sex, Drinking and Driving, Bullying. What our kids do outside the home may never be discovered. So it’s a wise choice to help your child become a powerful leader. We should want them to be leaders of their friends and NOT followers. But, this won’t happen by chance. They […]
Nowadays kids are involved with all types of sports from soccer, baseball and football to tennis, golf and many more. Getting children involved in physical activates is the best thing you can do. Now Stop and Think! What if there was a way not only to give your children the physical fitness they need but […]
At U.S. Elite Martial Arts we learn how we should always set our goals high in order to achieve more. There are differences between goals and wishes! Goals are written down, there is a plan to achieve them, and they have a due date. Write down your goals on a piece of paper and […]
Most parents want their kids to experience a lot of different activities. Sounds great, right? Maybe not. Let’s dig a bit deeper. Excellence requires time and commitment. In depth study produces confidence, focus and perseverance. In Okinawa, they call people that jump from one activity to another butterflies, never getting past the initial stage of […]
Are We Smarter Than Ants? Tips To Raising Black Belt Leaders I went to the Zoo and the discussion of how animals are in tune with nature started up. They not only can sense danger when it comes to predators but they know ahead of time when there are earthquakes, storms, etc. Upon further insight […]
As people grow older, they begin to find ways to be more productive and make use of their time. For senior citizens, in particular, they find that there is even more time they need to utilize and want to do so effectively. Many will go out and find other jobs while others will pursue hobbies […]
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