Injury Halts Progress

Self defense starts with taking care of ourselves and our partners on the mats so that everyone gets stronger through training, not weaker through injury. It is good to train hard, to push ourselves, and test ourselves in practice, but it must always be remembered that it is just practice. The goal of practice is…

Finding the Martial Art That Best Addresses Your Personal Goals

Originally published in Severna Park Voice, January 2019 For those interested in martial arts in our modern age, the sheer volume of information and options can be overwhelming. Many people will default to that which is close, convenient, or shows up at the top of a Google search. If we think about martial arts as…