Shuhari: The Stages Of Mastery

I’ve been thinking a lot about the process of learning lately. More specifically, how I can improve my teaching and speed up my students learning the process. I’ve come across a few tactics that seem to be working really well such as outlining key steps, preempting common mistakes, and setting everyone in the same orientation. […]

Six Steps To Success

A friend recently shared with me his 6 steps to success. These can be applied to all areas of your life including martial arts and business. The 6 Things YOU should do to INCREASE your chances of success in both business and in life. 1. Start Now – Stop making excuses. What are you waiting […]

The Conscious Competence Model of Learning

Learning any new skill, whether martial arts related or otherwise, can be a very frustrating experience for many people. It’s a common occurrence to hear beginner students say “I’ll never be able to do this”, “I’m not good enough”, or “It’s too hard!” Many people view failure or making mistakes with negative emotions. Ironically mistakes […]

E + R = O: An Equation For Life

E + R = O; An Equation For Life Have you ever been in the situation where something has happened, you’ve reacted, and then spent month’s cleaning up the mess you’ve just made. I know I have, and I used to do this all the time. That is until I came across this simple concept […]