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Martial Arts Training for Kids & Adults in Pflugerville, Texas

What to Expect, When You Start Training:

 

Congratulations!  You’ve been thinking about joining us in our adult martial arts program.  Our adult program includes all classes that are designed for adults, both taekwondo and Kisado Fitness.  Thinking about joining is the first step!  Second step come try out a free class!  But come prepared!

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Chelsea's TKD Journey!

 

So excited that one of our students took time from her very busy schedule to write down her taekwondo journey to share with others!  So inspiring Chelsea! Thanks so much!  We'd love to hear from others, adult taekwondo students or parents sharing their children's taekwondo stories.  If you've been studying martial arts for any length of time you have a story!  It amazes me the perseverance and inner strength we all build overcoming our own unique challenges.

 

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Perseverance is for adults too.. And courage...

 

I’d like to share some more of my personal taekwondo journey.  In my previous blog I mentioned what I love about adult martial arts.  Now I’d like to comment on some of the low points in my taekwondo journey.

 

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Why I love adult martial arts!

 

I just asked our adult martial artists to comment on our Facebook page; what do you like about adult taekwondo classes.  (Or don’t like)  So I thought it time to share a bit of my journey.

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I love to cook!

 

Remember my previous blog “I love to eat”? Now I love to cook!  I’ve always enjoyed cookbooks, the ones with pictures especially.  I’ll buy a new one and browse through all the pictures and look at the ingredients to see which ones sound like something I’d actually love to eat. I’ve actually got a few that I’ve never tried a recipe out of…should of returned them I guess.

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Martial Arts: The Fountain of Youth?

Many adults are discovering the life changing benefits of martial arts.  Do you want to stay "forever young"?

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When I Eat I Feel Guilty

The news media has inundated us with nutrition advice from every source imaginable.  What am I to do?

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The Rewards of Routine

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The Challenge is nearing an end!

 

Well our challenge time is almost over.  How has it been going?  March 31st measure, weigh, and count your push-ups and let us know your achievements, so we can celebrate with you!  I would love to share some of your journey stories on our blog!  Write them up or if you don’t want to write, call Rise Martial Arts and ask for Tammy or e-mail us at info@RiseWithMartialArts.com for an interview and I will write up your story for you.  Let your success motivate someone else!

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Tournament Time: The Thrill of Victory, The Agony of Defeat

 

Everyone wants to win first place.  It’s human nature.  No one goes to a tournament hoping to come in last.  But someone has to.  Last tournament I was out on the first round of sparring, counter aggression, and board breaking.  So this cycle I worked harder on counter aggression, trying to figure out what the judges were looking for. 

 

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Learning curve

Sorry just found out I wasn't doing my links right.  So I will repost the links here...hopefully correctly.

This video and the links are really worth your time, so please try them again!

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Why is it so hard to make myself do the right thing?

 

In our kids taekwondo and cubs (pre school) taekwondo classes we teach the meaning of self-control in a fun way, complete with hand motions.  I will make myself (thumbs pointing to ourselves) do the right thing.  (Finger pointing out pumping, like a mom, saying “do the right thing”)  =) But we all know kids don’t always want to do the right thing, because they would rather talk to their neighbors in class than listen to the teacher or would rather wiggle than sit still.  It’s hard to make yourself do the right thing.  But as adults doing the right thing takes on a different meaning.  We want to sit still and Facebook or read or watch TV or what ever rather than getting up and playing.  Playing takes the self-control rather than the sitting still.  

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I LOVE TO EAT!

I've been told that 70-80% of the finess battle is in what we eat!  Check out the video of a fellow martial artist's battle with a debilitating disease to see how healthy eating helped her.

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Why Adult Martial Arts? (Part 2)

Benefits of Martial Arts for Adults

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Why Adult Martial Arts? (Part 1)

Benefits of Martial Arts for Adults

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It's always fun to watch a movie!

My favorite healthy living documentaries.

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What does it mean to be fit?

If being fit is our goal, what exactly do we mean?  

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Choose to Persevere

Ideas to keep kids motivated

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Live Life on Purpose

What does the "perfect you" look like?

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Functional Fitness

Adult martial arts classes is an excellent funtional fitness class.

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