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10 Solid Self Defense tips!

Posted: July 15, 2019

Black Belt shared these great tips for women, but really they apply for anyone!


The best self-defense strategies and techniques work equally well for men and women, but let’s face it: Women really need them because they’re assaulted more often than men. Statistics indicate that one in three women will be the victim of some type of violent attack in her lifetime. Women also endure more incidents of verbal and sexual harassment. Although most women’s self-defense courses focus on skills for quickly and efficiently destroying an attacker, self-defense training also should include methods for preventing a confrontation from turning physical in the first place. Learning how to steer away from a threat may not sound as exciting as ripping out an attacker’s heart, but as they say in every beginner’s class, evading an attack is almost always superior to blocking an attack.After years of research, the staff of the Rocky Mountain Combat Applications Training center discovered a number of effective self-defense concepts and techniques and incorporated them into its curriculum. If you’re an experienced martial artist, the physical techniques may appear familiar or even surprisingly basic, but that’s fine. They’re intended to be simple because in an assault, you’ll experience fear and panic, along with a natural adrenaline rush. Despite the superhuman effects adrenaline can produce — we’ve all heard stories about the grandmother who lifted a car off her trapped grandchild — it doesn’t always work in your favor. You may experience tunnel vision, auditory exclusion and loss of fine motor skills. Consequently, it will be hard to see and hear, and complex martial arts techniques may be impossible to perform. If you stick with proven strategies and simple gross-motor-movement techniques — such as the 10 described here — your chance of surviving will increase drastically. 

Martial Arts is Great For kids with ADD/ADHD!

Posted: July 08, 2019

Check out this great article from


Exercise is great for every kid. But children with learning and attention issues can have a hard time finding a sport or physical activity that suits them.

Martial arts for is GREAT for adults!

Posted: June 25, 2019

Martial Arts training isnt just for kids.  Here are 15 suprising benefits of training for adults!

Check out the original article here. 


These famous people who really kick a$$!

Posted: June 19, 2019

Martial arts isnt just something kids do.  Theres lots of famous people that have or do train in some form of martial arts, and not just Chuck Norris!

Check out this article from bleacherreport: Original Article !


How to build self esteem in kids with learning challenges.

Posted: May 30, 2019

Original Article

Below is a great little article to help parents understand how self esteem, and learning challenges can effect kids.  One of the many things we work on each and every class is challenging the kids with new skills that are at times, just a little more difficult than they think they can achieve, by showing them the technique and leading them to achieving the new skill we quickly build each child up!  


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