The most effective Planning System in the World

My daily weekly/daily planning goes something like this… I do my morning GRATITUDE every morning, I usually pick three (at least one).. That is to put in in a great energized mood. Then I go over my PASSIONS and PURPOSE of my life and that helps me come up with my GOALS for the week. No more than five. From…

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Reality vs Viability… How To Run A Martial Arts School With Both!

This has been a martial arts school owner’s debate since I can remember (I have a bad memory, but I am very old).  Beat your students too hard and you will lose them.  Be too easy on them and you will be mocked by the TapOut board short wearing pseudo-MMA player.  It’s a tough balance…

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The 4 Men Who Shaped My Life… Part 1, My dad

I am re-posting my biography. This time I will post one per week every Monday.  Some written, some video, and some both…. Enjoy! No man is an island is so true, yet at times it seems like such a lie.  It always feels like a lie when I have felt sorry for myself, and felt…

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Arguably the most important aspect of your training!

  The Pit Culture is taking over.  What is the Pit Culture?  The Pit Culture is immersing yourself into, and living The Pit Lifestyle… Ok, now what is The Pit Lifestyle?  The Pit Lifestyle to me, the Pit Master, is living YOUR dream. Living life to it’s fullest.  Living Clean, Fighting Dirty.  Striving to be…

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Choosing A Bad Martial Art May Get You Killed

Hey guys, sorry if I offended anyone with my blog, however I feel that teaching martial arts is a huge responsibility to your students, and I feel like too many people mislead, deceive and even lie to their students about the effectiveness of their style. The problem with this is that their students pay them…

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4 reasons to start or keep training

1. You will live a happier, more dynamic and fulfilled life… Exercising releases endorphins (tested and proven), and endorphins are our bodies anti-depressants. A strong healthy person will always be more dynamic than a weak unhealthy person (duh, common sense).  A fit healthy person has a lot more energy for accomplish their goals (thus becoming…

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My Army Days… Going To Iran?

I remember some of the details like it was yesterday, and some of the details just run into each other. I remember it wasn’t too long after I had my first child, Suzanne, and I was working in Venice California as a laborer, taking some classes, in training and fighting. I kept hearing about the…

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A Stronger Fist Using Wolff’s Law

This is the first of our new series … This will be me , with 47 years martial arts, 43 years sport fighting, 10th degree black belt, UFC champion trainer, RN.  James Kasper, MD, Sports Medicine specialist, board certified Orthopedic Surgeon. So between the two us, we will break down and explain to you what…

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Ultimate Self Defense… do’s & don’ts

This is a video on some basic do’s and don’ts in street defense… Life or death Street defense.  Not, I repeat not, sport fighting!

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Is someone attacks you in the street, they don’t deserve to see … Ever again!

Eye pokes can be the most painful experience in the world. When used in a sport it is very illegal, because it is so dangerous, and that is why it is such a good self-defense weapon.  

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