WhiteBeltNeverGaveUp 280x190 Goal setting: critical components for success

Goal setting is critical to success.  If we don’t have a roadmap, so to speak, we really don’t know where we are going. When we set goals, we always say they need to be SMART: Specific, Measureable, Achievable, Realistic and Time-based. But let’s take that a step farther.  Goal setting in SMART format is actually […]

santa   martial artsSMALL 245x190 Situational Awareness

The holidays are approaching us again.  And along with the upsurge in shopping and holiday cheer, there will also be an upsurge in crime.  Don’t be a victim.  Situational awareness means knowing what is happening in your immediate vicinity at all times.  Be on the lookout for suspicious activity. First and foremost – put that […]

JumpKick 280x190 Pre framing for success

How we pre-frame our expectations for our life’s outcomes and goals makes a tremendous difference in the results we receive. Positively pre-framing our expectations, thinking “I can do it!” about our goals, will have a tremendous effect on our emotional condition, or feelings, of motivation. Of course, how we feel about our goals will directly […]

Women Martial Arts 280x190 Self Defense   Be Neither Target Nor Victim

Every individual, at some point in his or her life, has needed self defense because they have been victimized, exploited, or abused in some form or another. Whether this relates to a child being bullied at school, an adult being singled out at the workplace, or in more serious cases, an individual being mugged on […]