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Finding Your True Self with Martial Arts

Martial Arts training is the ultimate microcosmic training ground for personal development on all levels.  It is a fully equipped laboratory where self exploration and life skill development abounds. What is the True Self ? Bruce Lee once said that “ultimately,...

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Your Healthy Diet Harming You?

The concept of a “healthy diet” can mean very different things depending on who you talk to and, as you know, there is no shortage of conflicting accounts.There is, of course, the FDA and their conventional guidelines, and all the “gurus” advocating thisand that with...

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Three Powerful Warm-up Techniques for Optimal Performance

The standard warm-up routine practiced by the average weekend warrior seems to consist primarily of a combination of static and ballistic stretches.  A martial artist, for example, might try to touch his toes with a bouncing motion to stretch the hamstrings, followed...

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The Martial Arts’ Dirty Little Secret

Historically, the Martial Arts have produced some of the world’s wisest and most enlightened individuals as is often noted in classical Asian literature and folk stories. They were champions of peace, honor, courage, and all that is good. If you scratch beyond the...

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Working Out Should be Banned

Who came up with the term “workout” anyway?  Frankly, I rarely see it work anything other than doubt and frustration. The idea of having to exercise and workout are mainstream concepts that are actually quite bizarre when seen from a “natural” point of view.  In other...

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How to Resolve Martial Arts Training Injuries FAST

Injuries can be some of the most frustrating obstacles a Martial Artist, or anyone for that matter, can come across. Given that most reality based or combat sports Martial Arts training involve explosive, high energy activities that involve hitting and getting hit,...

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