A man found a cocoon of a butterfly. One day a small opening appeared, he sat and watched the butterfly for several hours as it struggled to force its body through that little hole. Then it seemed to stop making any progress. It appeared as if it had gotten as far as it could and […]
Cuong Nhu, literally “hard-soft”, was founded by Grandmaster Ngo Dong in 1965. Cuong Nhu (pronounced “kyung-new”) combines the hard-style blocks, punches, and kicks of traditional Japanese Karate-do with the softer, more circular movements of arts like Aikido and Tai Chi. It also incorporates the hand techniques of Western Boxing and Wing Chun with the throwing […]
You know, whatever you think of yourselves right now that’s what you will become in the future. I like the phrase “YOUR OBSESSION BECOME YOUR POSSESSION” Do you see yourselves as champions, as being the best at everything you do? so, when I say to you, what are you? you should know the answer, you […]
For under Black belts rank is a way to keep track of progress that help instructors and helps the students with motivation. A different story for instructors. Rank should be a personal motivation, no need to feed our egos and be used to diminish anyone’s accomplishments. The real rank for Black Belts is time involved, […]
A sensei will impact more young people in a year than the average person does in a lifetime. – Billy graham –
Getting ready for the Panamerican Internationals!
Every student deserves an instructor that never gives up on them, an instructor that understands that willpower is the secret to success, an instructor that is able to push the student to become the best they can possibly be. L. Costa