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3 Ways to Build Resilience through Martial Arts Training

Martial arts leads to both physical and mental skill improvements. As your train and learn physical self-defense skills, one of the many mental skills you develop is resilience. Resilience is a measure of your emotional strength and endurance. It’s your ability to cope with any setback or obstacle.

You might assume that resilience is something that you either have or don’t have. But just like any martial arts skill or technique, resilience is another trainable skill. Martial art is a great environment to increase your resilience. As you train and learn self-defense, you’ll encounter a variety of challenges and obstacles. But with practice, you figure out how to adapt and deal with these and other obstacles.

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How to Prepare for Martial Arts Training

Choose. It all depends on what you want. Do you want to learn at a calm, slow pace until you get the moves right? Or do you want to advance fast, training as though you are in a combat situation and quickly learning how to correct mistakes? The choice depends on you.

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8 Ways to Beat the Summer Slowdown

“You cannot make students attend class if they aren’t in town, but you can make your best effort to get them back when school resumes.”

As the weather gets warmer, we’re reminded that summer is right around the corner. This change of the seasons needs to be the focus of our attention. Yes, some schools do perfectly fine and even thrive during June, July, and August, but in general, summer is not the best time for martial arts schools.

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How to Set and Achieve Your Goals

Whether it’s fitness, health, finance, or sport, setting, and achieving goals is vital to progress in any arena. For those who are hoping to advance in their specific martial art, your goals can be set based on class attendance, skill learning, or competitions. No matter what you’re setting goals for, there are some basic ways to create goals that help make them achievable and realistic:

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