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How Break Diving Can Help You Reach Your Martial Arts Goals More Quickly

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by Dr. Monroe Mann, PhD (and GMAU student) Bruce Lee famously said, “I don’t fear the man who knows 10,000 kicks. I fear the man who practices one kick 10,000 times.” What then is the key to practicing that one kick 10,000 times?  Persistence, right?  So, what’s the key to that persistence?  For that you need …

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30 Days to Higher Kicks

30 Days to Higher Kicks

Are you looking to improve the height of your martial-arts kicks? Are you unsure how to get there relatively quickly and safely? In the 30 Days to Higher Kicks program, GMAU Taekwondo Head Instructor, Adam Gerrald, gives you an easy-to-follow plan of stretches and conditioning exercises to improve your flexibility and strength so you can kick higher.The …

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The Complete Beginner’s Guide to Shotokan Karate

By Sensei Jon Hodge Shotokan Karate is a dynamic martial art style created by the late, great Gichin Funakoshi. The style is characterized by highly concentrated striking, forthright blocking, powerful stances, and a series of captivating kata.Shotokan is a form of self defense that’s built like a strong house – first a formidable foundation is molded …

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