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    The Unstoppable Force of Failure

    Failure is an unstoppable force. When you make a mistake or fall short, your failures tend to hang over your head and bear down on you. But if you allow your failure to do this, it puts a limit on how successful you can be.   Read More...

  • Decisions, Decisions...

    Successful people realize that our daily decisions make or break us.  Many people sabotage their own success by making wrong choices and decisions.  Many of us make decisions without really thinking them through. My wife and I started the Body for Life Program.  We watched the videos, bought the cookbooks, bought all the right food.  My wife spent a good part of a Sunday cooking and prepping meals for the week.  She packed individual meals into Tupperware containers (we ...  Read More...

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    Our Creed

    Two years ago I was tasked with a challenge.  Our school was using a creed that someone else wrote.  The creed was great.  It had power behind it, but it wasn’t mine.  A mentor in the martial arts challenged me to write my own creed.  He explained it would better reflect my beliefs and mission I have for my students. After two years of researching, soul searching, and studying the creeds of other great organizations, I finally was able to write a creed that best reflects...  Read More...

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    Let Them Struggle

    I have had the privilege of teaching martial arts for nearly twenty years. In those two decades, many of the children I have taught and continue to teach have special needs. Some of my students are blind, deaf, missing arms or legs.   Read More...