Three elements that help to determine your rate of advancement in the Martial Arts.

Duration, frequency and intensity are the three elements that help to determine your rate of advancement in the Martial Arts. INTENSITY Duration in the Martial Arts refers to how long you have been training. Frequency relates to how often you train. Intensity describes how hard you train. All three of these elements are necessary for…

Commitment

kuh-mit-muhnt (A pledge promise or obligation that we have made on an emotional or intellectual level to a person, persons or course of action) “Until One is committed, there is hesitancy, the chance to draw back, always ineffectiveness.” Goethe I find the term ‘commitment’ to be an expression that is all too easily tossed around…

How to teach kids, without strangling kids

Kevin Cyr – First Degree Black Belt – Central Academy of Martial Arts At some moments, karate camp is equivalent to hell; children run rampant, tormenting you with high squeals and pounding fists – only missing their flaming tails and pitchforks. Other moments, this hell is controllable, rewarding and even enjoyable. I enjoy teaching. It’s…

Karate, Teaches More than Karate

Kevin Cyr – First Degree Black Belt – Central Academy of Martial Arts Martial arts is more than kick and punch. Martial arts is a life style, a code, a moral compass. Beginners see karate as a way to defend yourself physically, which is right, but it goes much deeper than this. It has unique…

Service

Shihan Brian Cyr – The Academy of Martial Arts – Founder [sur-vis] (an act of helpful activity) We live in a service oriented society. We sell our services to an employer in exchange for capital that we then use to purchase the services of others. Even when we think that we are buying a product,…

Boardroom Rockstar

Make it Your Office!             These next blog posts are written for us office workers out there. If you’re interested to see how the Martial Arts can help you in your work place, read on! Boardroom Rockstar Renchi Ian Jay – Mississauga Manager – Fifth Degree Black Belt – Mississauga Academy of Martial Arts Does…