The Vision of Martial Arts

A great discussion this morning with one of my students about the vision of martial arts.  Let’s take Krav Maga as an example.  It is arguably the most practiced self defense system in the world.  Its goal (its vision) is to be the best self defense system – period.  Taking people that are beginners and […]

The 3 Things That Matter Most With Weight Loss

Weight Loss

A three legged stool. Remove one leg and it won’t support you. Reducing your weight and getting healthy has the same principles that rely on three “legs”: nutrition, exercise and accountability. Most of you know about nutrition and exercise being important, but how important is accountability? Huge. Accountability helps you develop consistency. When you have […]

Fill In The Nutritional Gaps

I’m going to be straight up honest with you. The past couple of months I experienced a lot of hip pain. To the point that even sleeping was difficult and waking up each day in pain was the norm.I did my research and discovered that my body was lacking in enough protein, vitamins and minerals […]

The Next Trend in Martial Arts

BJJ Training North Branford CT

The Martial Arts industry changes a little at a time and I lived through many changes in my life from the Karate Kid days to the Steven Seagal Aikido days to MMA and now the globalization of BJJ. Right now with the growing emphasis of training Police in BJJ, it is the perfect opportunity for […]

Embracing The Warrior Spirit

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

Last night, I taught Kali, BJJ, and saw the Krav Maga crew come in and prepare for class. It struck me how martial arts are about self-improvement, and how every art attracts different people. The common theme is that we learn to defend ourselves, with every art embracing the warrior spirit. Our goal is to […]

Do You Want To Punch Things Without Getting In Trouble?

We use heavy bags in our classes so you can get your frustrations of the day out on the bag. And go home much nicer. 🙂 Kickboxing is a fantastic head to toe workout! It is a great way to get in a resistance and cardio workout to maximize your weight loss or fitness goals. […]

Have you checked under your body’s hood lately?

Source: Expecting to be healthy without considering nutrition is like driving a car and never checking the oil, coolant, brake fluid or tire pressure. You might have enough gas to make it to the North Shore, but something else is likely to leave you stranded on the side of the road. Most of us […]

Is Your Life Out of Balance?

stress relief with exercise

Make sure to infuse some fun into your week. Even if it’s as simple as a quick walk on the beach or sitting outside with a favorite book.  Chronic unresolved stress can make us sick, gain weight, lead to diabetes, and many other problems. Stress management is a key health secret of centenarians (people who […]