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Inspire.

Within this blog we will be exploring the second step of The Warrior Method, the significance of sustained ‘inspiration’ and its power in optimizing your child’s development. You will find out how martial arts provides a huge amount of inspiration to children, how martial arts is naturally predispositioned to deliver inspiration and how The Warrior Method’s structure provides the framework…

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The Home Dojo

We’ve talked about a young persons community in school and in their clubs/activities and peer groups, it’s now time to talk about their home community, or what we like to call “The Home Dojo”. The Dojo is a place of respect, courtesy, community and self development. We refer to our students homes as the “Home Dojo” as we want our…

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Weathering the storm of adolescence.

There’s a biological transition we haven’t touched on that shakes the emotional foundation of almost every young person as they develop. This is also a time parents typically dread as their brilliant children can become argumentative, irrational, aggressive, hyper-sensitive, depressed and particularly difficult to live with. This period is adolescent, puberty strikes, hormones erupt like a volcano, girlfriends/boyfriends start emerging…

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Transitioning from Primary to Secondary school.

I’ve talked a lot about how a strong, positive community can provide the support necessary to help an individual through times of hardship or indeed, as a young person, difficult transitions. The most common difficult transition young people make is from Primary to Secondary school from the ages of 10 to 12. For me personally, this was a difficult transition.…

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A Black Belt Community

In the previous blog I discussed the power of a strong community, and how it can be an incredibly positive driving force. I also talked about the importance of analysing our current communities and how this can be done quickly so that we can discover if it is a positive or negative environment. Over the years I’ve been part of…

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6 steps, THE BEST competitors use to accelerate their growth after competing!

There’s a simple process to getting the absolute most from a competitive event and once learnt you have the ability to rapidly accelerate your growth as a martial artist. As this process can be applied to anything in life, you also accelerate your own personal development. So, here it is guys…. Step One: After the competition, relax. Don’t over-think your…

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