This post may well become Part 1 of a series. I’ll do my best to keep it brief and to-the-point. The term “martial art” refers to any practice or exercise of warlike nature. This would include: learning empty-handed self-defense (which, as the basis of all martial arts, is sometimes erroneously thought to epitomize martial art…… Continue reading Why “Martial Art” and not “Karate”?
One of the jobs of a small business owner is marketing his (or her) business to the public. As with all skills, there are some people who have talent in this area and others that do not. Marketing is not an area in which I have, heretofore, exhibited apparent genius. However, as with other skills,…… Continue reading Marketing
If there is one thing that my students and I all agree on, it is that we need a new location for our school. Something permanent where we can stretch out, push ourselves, enjoy ourselves, and become the best martial artists that we can be. In order to do this, we simply need more students.…… Continue reading Introductory Classes
Week three was an atypical week for me. It was spent travelling, staying in hotels, and in day-long workshops. My diet was not perfect, but not horrible either. I had several deviations, some of necessity, others of weakness. I had pizza twice, and I thoroughly enjoyed it both times. Both times were after long marathon sessions on…… Continue reading Primal Eating – Week Three Recap
Things are easier and harder. Good news: Most of the craving is gone. As I get farther (or is it further) away from a lifestyle of ingesting grains and sugars, the cravings for them are becoming less and less. I think that I am beating most of the addictions to them that I had. Bowls…… Continue reading Primal Eating – Week Two Recap
First, just a quick description of what I, my family, and some others in the school are choosing to do with our diet. It is called eating “Primally”. There is a huge movement right now about eating a Paleolithic Diet – that is eating like our ancestors. They lived, thrived even, on a diet of…… Continue reading Primal Eating – Week One Recap