Successful online students are independent, disciplined, organized, focused, and able to create and stick to set schedules. This blog post examines key questions to ask yourself that are guaranteed to facilitate online learning success!
Your New Years’ resolution is a declaration of something you wish to achieve during the year. For all of us, the beginning of a new calendar year often acts as a “reset button” allowing us to make a fresh start or make significant changes in our behavior. Unfortunately, we all know that many New Year’s Resolutions fail – but behavioral scientists have documented the causes of failure as well as the keys to success – highlighted in this blog post.
When it comes to belt rank, emphasis should be placed on allowing the student to develop and grow at each level of achievement so the color of their belt actually reflects their true skill level. In this blog post I provide an overview of belt ranking systems and advice from seasoned instructors on the real purpose of rank and how students should think about rank.
The American Heart Association has identified physical activity as one of the “Life’s Simple 7” lifestyle factors that have tremendous impacts on health and well-being. Your martial arts training can be a great way for you to do something you enjoy while also improving your health in numerous ways. Middle aged and older adults must take some precautions when training. This blog post – which is packed with LOTS of information – delves into those precautions and also provides useful information and resources to help you get started (and stay on track) with your training.
At the Global Martial Arts University (GMAU), you can become super successful and earn a black belt (or equivalent) in any of our programs. But like in anything, only when you train regularly and stick to it will you realize the ultimate success of martial-art mastery. Some students tell us they find it difficult to consistently fit …