Blank Canvas

Life. It is a big blank canvas. We do not know what each moment will bring. We do not know for sure where we will be tomorrow. Still, there are plenty of opportunities to create a path that is right for you.

Among daily chores, regular commitments, work, study, or martial art practice, there are moments ready to be filled with your hopes and

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Be Inspired!

Hi,

I hope you are having a fantastic day today! If not, remain hopeful and positive for a better tomorrow. I know you will push through to something better.

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The Mindset, Mission, and Philosophy of The Martial Arts Woman (Video Blog)

VIDEO BLOG! How it all began and how I expanded The Martial Arts Woman as my nickname, to The Martial Arts Woman as a brand, mindset, and positive philosophy on life for everyone.

Enjoy a five minute video about how I began in martial arts, and how I ended up where I am today as a writer, motivator, and martial artist. If you feel so inspired, make sure to pick up a copy of my books, The Martial Arts Woman (https://goo.gl/rTSaJA) or Martial Art Inspirations for Everyone (https://goo.gl/Yco5GF).

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The Insecure Judge Others

Have you ever noticed them? The people who always have something negative to say about others? Maybe you are one of them.

Someone is too fat. Someone dresses weird. Someone is old-fashioned, a prude, too serious, too silly, too particular, shy, unhappy, and the list goes on. They have an answer for everyone and an inaccurate judgment based on

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Martial Arts are a Tool for Powerful Living

Many people look at martial arts and see fighting. Yes, fighting or sparring are a part of martial arts. Truly, they are a defense system where you learn to fight back if you must. The training is important. What would you do if you were thrust into a situation beyond your control and needed to survive? Martial arts give you the basis for saving

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Balance Your Life with Positivity and Martial Arts

When I was living in Florida, I often practiced martial arts in my front yard. There is something very calming about kicking under a pretty blue sky, or performing some diligent, choreographed martial art moves in the fresh air. Somehow, even though it was just outside my front door, I felt worlds away from everything else. I turned inward to

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Humility in Martial Arts and Life

Who am I in the world of martial arts?  Where do I stand in the spectrum?  Am I worthy to indulge in circles where some of the best martial artists in the world frequent? Do I have what it takes to stand out? Am I successful? I have nothing to brag about.  I am still trying to get better and learn more.

These are all questions I continuously

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Teaching Underprivileged Kids for Seven Years Changed My Life

I always wanted to help other people achieve, live better, and learn more about themselves.  When I started teaching a martial art, it was my chance to do just that.

After I earned my first degree black belt, my husband and I reached  out to the community to fill a need for students who could not afford to pay for classes.  We stumbled

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Martial Arts Develop Physical, Mental, and Spiritual Courage

Courage.  It is powerful.  So powerful, in fact, that there are very few occasions when we actually use it in our own lives anymore. What about it? Do we have even one inch of courage lurking inside?

Courage refers to overcoming something that frightens you.  Whatever your fears, they need to be attacked and overcome, and martial arts and

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Martial Art Confidence

On your first day of martial art class, you know nothing.  You cannot hide that you know nothing. Everyone there knows that you no nothing. You worry about knowing nothing.

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The Beauty of Teaching a Martial Art

AS INSTRUCTORS 

As instructors, we often think about teaching in the context of how it benefits our students. We help them understand how to protect themselves, defend and escape.

Through their training, they begin to improve in many ways. Their confidence soars, and they see changes in themselves that they never expected. These reflect some

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Kick Your Doubt to Pieces

Doubt Sets You Up for Failure

Overcome self-doubt, or set yourself up for failure. There are no great options here. When you doubt, you are bound to become what you believe. That’s right. Once you start doubting yourself, you will fall into the depths of becoming the kind of person you NEVER wanted to be.

Doubt, like negativity, grows over

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Kick-Start Your Life

Martial arts and life are parallel spheres in many respects. What works in one often works in the other. Both require  bravery and decision-making.

Being brave enough to learn a great kick and then perform it in front of a lot of people can take a lot of work and effort. And, for the martial artist who is not all that outgoing in personality,

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Explosive Life Powers – Mind, Body & Spirit

Imagine if you could take your physical strength and kick it up a notch by adding in a few other ingredients to the mix.  Wouldn’t that be an awesome combination?  That’s exactly what I did and I’m about to share the secret behind this explosive life-power that I’ve discovered from my martial art.

When you think about martial art strength,

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Martial Artist in the Mirror

Martial artists often enjoy practicing while looking in the mirror.  It helps to identify areas of improvement because they can see where technique or form does not look quite right.  I always found looking in the mirror while practicing fascinating because it never matched how I thought I looked.

Have you ever practiced and thought to yourself,

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Four Powerful Words That Will Change Your Life Forever

It might as well have been a trunk of wood of magnificent stature.

I stood there facing two 12 by 12 inch boards a couple of inches thick. I had no idea how quickly my confidence would drain when staring down a couple of pieces of wood.

I was at a my green belt martial art exam, which is a belt level between beginner and black belt. I had done

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Indian Premier Fighting League (IPFL)

Indian Premier Fighting League, the leader in Mixed Martial Arts Championship brings complete excitement and thrill of MMA to its fans and audiences.

This is the first of its kind of Premier Fighting League where the fighters fight the quarter final,semi final and the final in one event!

8 fighters from each team of same weight category fights to bring glory to his team and be the undisputed Indian Premier League Champion of the world.

  • Indian Premier Fighting League (IPFL) is a Premier Fighting Championship happening 1st time in India based in Kolkata as it’s International Head Quarter.
  • The IPFL will have eight teams and will add more teams on future.
  • There will be a minimum of 5 events happening per year for BOOM  IPFL. Each event will go on for 1 or 2 days (day 1 preliminary rounds & day 2 Showdown). In each team there will be 20 fighters for 10 different weight class.
  • Every event will have 1 or 2 days elimination tournament of one particular weight class and the winner of that tournament will be crowned as champion.
  • 5 events Five different champions.
  • BOOM IPFL is a Premier Mixed Martial Arts Championship presented by Taponomics the Organising Partner of BOOM IPFL and Combat Sports Association the Operating Body of BOOM IPFL.
  • There will be a prize money of minimum 1 Lakhs Rupees given to fighters based on their performance.

The Team

Bengal MMA Tigers:

This team is a predator with Ateet Kelvin Gupta as it’s

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Should You Add a Climbing Wall to Your Fitness Facility?

Climbing wall

A rock climbing wall can be a fun, safe and interactive attraction for your gym or fitness facility, that will bring in potential members looking for something more than treadmills and weight machines.  There are a number of companies out there who will design and build custom rock climbing walls for your facility, or sell you pre-fabricated,

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Group Training Effectiveness

Group training pilates class

Group training involves a fitness trainer from your gym leading a group of participants in their path of fitness. Participants, apart from group camaraderie, also benefit from access to a knowledgeable fitness professional at shared costs. These basic benefits of group training are making more and more fitness enthusiasts go for it in today’s

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Bootcamp Fitness: Boom or Bust?

Military boots

The latest craze on the fitness scene, boot camps have been cropping up all over the country in recent years.  Based on military-style calisthenics, body-weight based strengthening exercises and various types of cardio, these exercise programs are usually an hour-long instructor-led group class most often held in the outdoors.  Some are based

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Should You Start a Nutrition Program at Your Fitness Center?

Nutritional Values of an Apple

Fitness facilities are no longer just for pumping iron.  The word fitness has a whole lot of other connotations relating to overall health and wellness.

And no matter how many squats you do, how many miles you ride on the stationary bike or laps you swim in the pool, you’ll never be truly fit if you don’t get proper nutrition.

Many people

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The Benefits of Organic Juicing with Your Fitness Program

dumbbell and juice

Organic juicing is a great way to consume vegetables and fruits that are needed to improve fitness levels. Generally, an individual must consume about five servings of fruits and vegetables daily. Considering that your clients exercise

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