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Our 10 Powerful Self Defense Tips For Women

In the USA, every two minutes a woman is being assaulted. A 1993 survey revealed that 50% of Canadian women have experienced an incident of sexual assault or physical violence. In Australia, 19% of women aged 18 to 24 experienced an act of violence in the last year. Statistics show that one in very four women in […]
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Tips For Selecting a Martial Arts Studio

The main reason most people drop out of the martial arts — besides life taking them in different directions — is because they didn’t take the time to do any research and found out later the studio they joined wasn’t what they expected. The time you invest researching studios will pay you back a thousand […]
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Generate More Power from Your Hips

One of the important lessons of Martial Arts training is the ability to use hip rotation as a way to generate power and speed for maximum impact. Martial artists know that the hips are where the body’s ‘center of gravity’ is located. It lends balance and stability to every move. The lower body is designed […]
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Coping with Anxiety through Martial Arts

“To win one hundred victories in one hundred battles is not the highest skill. To subdue the enemy without fighting is the highest skill.” — Sun Tzu, The Art of War A lot has been said about martial arts. There’s a lot punching, kicking, and wrestling involved — all considered as systems and tools of […]
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Training Journal for the Martial Artist in us all

Being a martial artist means consistent training. Training on what though? Whatever you want of course. There, now isn’t that helpful? Probably not. Well let me try and help with that. I am a practitioner of Soo Bahk Do Moo Duk Kwan and our founder Kwan Jang Nim Hwang Kee use to say, “be a […]
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How to Train in the Martial Arts when you don’t have time?

I hear about this subject all the time. As a Martial Arts instructor students tell me they don’t have the time to come to every class and train. Every time the student gives me an excuse why they cannot train more my instructor’s voice bellows in my head. “Make the damn time.” I’m going to […]
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