The Way of the Dojo is a comprehensive guide for anyone looking to own or operate a martial arts school. It features both traditional and cutting edge information on marketing, hiring employees, martial arts school valuation, social media, lease negotiation, school design, and more.
"Best book on running martial arts schools, period."
Take your martial arts training to the next level with this audiobook! Taekwondo: A Practical Guide to the World's Most Popular Martial Art is written by Bill and Katie Pottle, owners of the Korean Academy of Taekwondo in Aurora, CO. Their school has worked with students of all ages and abilities, from 2-year-olds to Olympians to senior citizens. The audiobook contains sections on kicks, forms, one steps, history and philosophy, mechanics of board breaking, increasing power and speed, and much more.
"Excellent introduction to Taekwondo"
A comprehensive guide on many different aspects of martial arts pedagogy. Topics include: teaching children with learning disabilities, anatomy and common injuries, leadership skills, and hundreds of specific drills.
What could cause someone to throw away a perfect life in paradise? An unranked angel, Alizel, tells the inside story of the rebellion of Lucifer and the fall of man. Join him as he strolls through Heaven's gardens, ponders theological questions with other angels, and battles against others who have turned away. This epic tale will take you from the inner workings of the quark to the interplay between galaxies, from what lies hidden in the soul to the fundamental questions of good and evil.
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The "catch-22" of training for any sport or technique is that in order to be good at it, you must repeat basic movements over and over and over. Yet, doing so is boring and most people quit an activity before they have mastered it. The key way to resolve this is by disguising repetition, or making the same thing seem different. The ability to disguise repetition is one of the most important skills an instructor can possess. This book provides the drills themselves, but also includes many optional variations to each that can give endless permutations.
Many of the fairy tales and nursery rhymes you know are wrong. We had to research dusty libraries, read the memoirs of ancient nannies, and threaten the younger Grimm Brother with a Kimura lock to bring you the original, unaltered, martial arts-based stories. See such classics as: "The Coach Who Cried Kyongo!", "Goldilocks and the Three Kicking Distances", "Red Riding Hood and the Value of Deception", "The Three Little Pigs and Stances", "The Triangle Chokie Song", and many more!
A young boy in a small village has a mysterious dream that hints of the fantastic power of the Water Orb, one of the four elemental forces lost to the world for nearly three centuries. Heeding the advice of the powerful wizard Zelin, Tarthur sets off on a quest to understand his dream and its consequences for the fate of civilization. Join Tarthur and Derlin as they travel through the land, learning about the world, themselves, and what it means to pass from boyhood into the world of men.
Journey again to the Lands of Daranor in the sequel to Dream Quest. Tivu the Cloudwalker appears, and the time to pass through the Wall of Glass draws near. But the prophecy says only One can enter....
Would you brush your teeth if it was your last day alive? In this short story a man searching for flowers for his daughter's birthday bouquet stumbles on the rarest flower of all, yet what he finds calls into question everything from his day-to-day life to the very existance of his soul.