Encouragement, Karate

Martial Arts are The Fountain of Youth

I knew this one would catch your attention! Maybe I should clarify.  Martial Arts is my fountain of youth.  At least, that’s how I see it. Who doesn’t want to look or feel younger?  If you’re twenty years old, you may not care, but you should. Twenties turn to thirties and thirties to forties, and forties into….ugh!… Read More Martial Arts are The Fountain of Youth

Encouragement, Karate, Motivational, Philosophy, Reader

3 Reasons Why I Teach a Martial Art

  There are many reasons why I teach a martial art, but here are my top three!  If you are a martial artist, there’s no better way to learn yourself than to slow down and explain what you know to someone else.  If you are not involved in the martial arts, this shows why I love… Read More 3 Reasons Why I Teach a Martial Art

Encouragement, Karate, Self Defense

3 Great Reasons to Try a Martial Art

There are many reasons to take a martial art.  Here are three of my favorites:  Self Protection- Women, we’re physically smaller and less strong than men, overall.  That puts us at an immediate disadvantage if we want to protect ourselves.  Is it likely some thug is going to jump out from a dark street corner… Read More 3 Great Reasons to Try a Martial Art

Encouragement, Karate, Motivational

Passing the Martial Art Life Test

On exam night, two different students walked up to me and said, “Am I going to pass this test? How do you know I’m ready?” One was older than me and one was a child, and yet they both had the very same question.  Something inside made them wonder if they really knew everything and if they could… Read More Passing the Martial Art Life Test

Encouragement, Learn to Appreciate, Motivational, The Martial Arts Woman Podcasts

Podcast Episode #4 and Blog-The 75 Item Rule

http://traffic.libsyn.com/themartialartswoman/04_The_75_Item_Rule.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 13:14 — 15.4MB) | EmbedIn 1999, a top business executive in corporate America made a decision. It was not a decision that he needed for the advancement of his professional career, or one that promoted, demoted, hired, or fired someone.  It didn’t have to do with the paperwork nestled on… Read More Podcast Episode #4 and Blog-The 75 Item Rule

Encouragement, Karate, Learn to Appreciate, Motivational, Philosophy

Mastering a Powerful Life

Like you, I’ve had tons of struggles with time issues, staying positive through challenges, raising a family, working and multi-tasking just to keep up.  I don’t have a lot of “me” time and I sometimes compromise sleep or eating well.  If this is also you, don’t worry!  If you can carve a few moments out of… Read More Mastering a Powerful Life