Martial Artist Mindset

By |April 15th, 2016|Motivation, Tae Kwon Do, Training|Comments Off on Martial Artist Mindset

A Martial Artist Mindset
by: Kennedy Fitzgibbon
I could write pages and pages about what being a martial artist really means but today I want to focus on one thing in particular about a martial artist mindset and how it transfers over to your day to day life – on and off the training floor.

All you […]

Martial Arts Training – What Is It Like?

By |January 27th, 2015|Motivation, Tae Kwon Do, Training|Comments Off on Martial Arts Training – What Is It Like?

Some thoughts about martial arts training.
I think that, quite often, beginning martial arts students are curious about what their training journey will be like. Or, in the case of a new young student, the parents ask about what will concepts or ideas their child will encounter. I hope in this post to provide some of that […]

Student of the Week – Emily Maestas

By |November 24th, 2014|Student of the Week|Comments Off on Student of the Week – Emily Maestas

Emily Maestas is our Student of the Week
Emily is a steady and strong Martial Artist. She is currently a Brown belt at Blue Wave working toward her High Brown Belt. She comes to class frequently and puts forth all of her effort each class working her hardest to improve. You may not expect it […]

Self-Defense Training

By |September 16th, 2014|Self Defense, Tae Kwon Do, Training|Comments Off on Self-Defense Training

Self-Defense, Combat, and Martial Arts Training
I have been thinking about how to tackle an article about self-defense for a long time. A couple of hindrances contributing to my procrastination in writing this are: 1. There is already a plethora of material, both written and video, about self-defense as it pertains to martial arts training. […]

Basic Technique Training

By |September 5th, 2014|Motivation, Tae Kwon Do, Training|Comments Off on Basic Technique Training

Why Bother With The Basics?

This is a valid question, especially today. With the popularity of “extreme” and “cage-fighting”  martial arts styles a new student might wonder if combat oriented practice might make a better use of time in class. Maybe practice would best be spent learning to be comfortable with a more application oriented […]