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Why Swiftkick Martial Arts Instructors Set the Bar High

In the world of martial arts, the path to mastery is a journey that demands dedication, perseverance, and an unwavering commitment to self-improvement. At Swiftkick Martial Arts in Carlsbad and Rancho Bernardo, California, we understand the significance of this journey, and we believe that it’s essential for our instructors to have earned a black belt …

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The Three Phases of a Martial Artists’ Life Cycle

Although defining three phases that apply to every person that tries martial arts is impossible, those who continue in martial arts, whether training or making a career out of it, will agree these three phases are consistent with their journey, and some may have occurred simultaneously. The three phases are loosely defined as an introduction …

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The Importance of Testing in Martial Arts

In all martial arts training, students will test as they progress. Testing is considered to be how instructors measure a student’s growth and determine their rank within the structure of the dojo – the most common is a stripe on their belt or achieving a darker belt once all necessary stripes have been earned. The …

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Transforming Lives Through Purposeful Martial Arts Training

The most exceptional martial arts studios will combine methods from various arts into comprehensive training that is designed well beyond the lesson taught on the mat. Dedicated martial art programs connect physical training to psychology. This combination is the key to continued success, personal betterment, and transformation. When students begin training with an excellent studio, …

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The Coveted Black Belt

As promised, this week, we break down some of the complexity with the black belt in martial arts. Last week, it was mentioned this coveted belt was deserving of its own blog due to the many different aspects of achieving it and the ability to hold multiple black belts under the martial arts umbrella. Those …

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