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Everyday Is Training Day

Frustration

Frustration. “The feeling of being upset or annoyed, especially because of inability to change or achieve something.” Psychologically it is an emotional response that arises from the perceived resistance to the fulfillment of an individual’s will or goal and is likely to increase when the longer it is denied. EVERY student I have ever taught…
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Is 4 Too Young?

I often get asked by parents what is a good age to start martial arts or how young do you take kids?  It’s a tough question that unfortunately doesn’t have a clean answer.  The martial arts are a great activity for kids for 2 big developmental reasons: physical attributes and life skills. Malcom Gladwell’s now…
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Adaptive Defense Methods

Adaptive Defense Methods Dedicated to self-defense and fitness for everyone in the special needs and adaptive athlete community A graduate of Grace University with a degree in Pyschology, Brandon Ryan is a lifelong martial artist.  Born with Cerabral Palsy, his organization Adaptive Defense Method boasts a mission to not let anyone feel helpless, regardless of physical…
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