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June 8, 2024

The Value Of Role Models

Role models are hugely important for children, whether we’re talking about the martial arts, or everyday life. As parents, it’s important to…

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May 9, 2024

3 Reasons Kids Need Structure During The Summertime

The school year will quickly be winding to a close, and parents face the challenge of keeping their children engaged and productive…

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a black belt martial arts instructor dressed in gi sitting on the dojo floor addressing multiple students also dressed in gi
April 7, 2024

Mastering More Than The Martial Arts: Inside Our Academy’s Unique Approach To Leadership

TM Martial Arts is a place where students from all over the Plainfield and Joliet regions come to learn more about the…

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a young black belt karate student cracking their knuckles
January 6, 2024

10 Not So Obvious Skills A Black Belt Must Possess

Achieving a black belt in the martial arts takes skills and perseverance. It’s a significant physical and mental accomplishment that requires technical…

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martial arts students of different levels training in class together
November 6, 2023

Goal-Setting Techniques For The Martial Arts-Minded Student

Setting and achieving your martial arts goals is an important step for personal growth and improvement. It doesn’t matter whether you are…

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the words "how to be resilient" in front of an orange background. the word "resilient" is spelled with scrabble letter pieces
September 5, 2023

3 Exercises That Teach Kids How To Be Resilient

Life can provide challenges for children as well as adults. Children need to learn resiliency, or how to bounce back from adversity….

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kids of various sizes and skill level practicing martial arts together
August 5, 2023

7 Benefits Of Martial Arts Training For Kids

The martial arts offer kids the well-known physical and mental benefits that come with moving your body. These benefits also provide some…

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a child focusing on a meditative pose displaying one of the 4 laws of concentration
July 7, 2023

The 4 Laws Of Concentration

We teach our young martial arts students the 4 Laws of Concentration to help them focus in class. These laws serve as…

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a man becoming a better father by training martial arts with his son in a backyard
June 6, 2023

How The Martial Arts Can Make You A Better Father

Practicing martial arts has many benefits, and those benefits extend to fatherhood, too. It’s an activity that can strengthen a set of…

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man using martial arts to kick a dollar sign in half showing the true cost of martial arts classes
September 5, 2022

The True Cost Of Martial Arts Classes

When you’re considering martial arts classes, it’s important to remember that it is an investment that should be weighed with some of…

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black belt martial arts student dressed in gi posing with their knuckle inside their opposing hands palm
March 6, 2022

3 Martial Arts Myths Parents Believe (But Shouldn’t)

There is no shortage of martial arts myths, and some are simply preconceptions that parents might believe. Most of these can be…

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