The Way of the Dojo

Owning and Operating Your Own Martial Arts School
Narrated by: Chaz Allen
Length: 5 hrs and 3 mins
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Publisher's Summary

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.

©2012 William T. Pottle (P)2013 William T. Pottle

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Best book on running martial arts schools, period.

One of the best books on running a martial arts school ever written, and I have read a lot of them. It takes the theoretical knowledge of many different business books available and places them all in the practical setting of a martial arts school. Absolutely wonderful!

Well written and packed full of tremendously valuable knowledge that can be implemented right now, regardless of your status in the martial arts teaching field. I have listened to this book five times since purchasing it and each time, I take away something new I can implement in my business. The sections on the structure of your business and the different programs that can extend your business is very valuable.

Chaz Allen does a great job of narrating the book as well! He is very pleasant to listen to even if you speed up the narration to 3 times normal.

If you are only going to buy one book on running a martial arts school...buy this one!

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What a good place to start!

Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

If you are thinking of starting a school, this is a great first step.

What other book might you compare The Way of the Dojo to and why?

Starting and Running your own Martial Arts School - Similar focus, better details on Taekwondo.

Which character – as performed by Chaz Allen – was your favorite?

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If you were to make a film of this book, what would the tag line be?

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Any additional comments?

Great book.

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Well written and very thorough.

I recently opened a martial arts school in Kalamazoo, MI. This book provided many valuable points that have aided me in the process of opening, running and marketing. I also am using the info to plan future events and strategies. I highly recommend it to anyone. there is a lot of info so be sure to read/listen multiple times. I've been through it 4 times and still getting new things that I missed before.