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LMA Student Highlight: Kyndra Gilles

LMA Student Highlight: Kyndra Gilles

Kyndra started her Martial Arts training 6 years ago and joined Live Martial Arts this July because she wanted to learn more drills and expand her knowledge. In every LMA Live class, she puts in 100% effort, always has an awesome attitude, and pushes herself to improve.

How to Stay Motivated When You’re Injured

How to Stay Motivated When You’re Injured

Going through injuries SUCKS! The biggest injury I’ve had to overcome was when I tore the ligaments in my ankle while training, and then a year-long recovery process after surgery. I hated missing out on competitions and watching training sessions from the sidelines. Here’s 3 of my favorite quotes that reminded me to keep my mindset strong while my body healed.

5 Sparring Tips for Beginners

5 Sparring Tips for Beginners

Are you new to sparring and feel a bit overwhelmed with all the different parts to it or want to make sure you properly train so you improve? Below, I’ve listed out 5 important tips to keep in mind when you’re a beginner at sparring.

5 Easy Bo Staff Tricks for Beginners

5 Easy Bo Staff Tricks for Beginners

Are you a beginner at learning the Bo Staff? This Martial Arts weapons is fun to learn and use, and it teaches you different things like control, focus, perseverance, and more! Below, I go through tips for the 5 Easy Bo Staff Tricks for Beginners that you can learn even if you’re just barely starting! Make sure to watch the tutorial video so you can learn each trick!

Tips to Prepare for Your Black Belt Test

Tips to Prepare for Your Black Belt Test

Nervous about testing for your Black Belt? Don’t worry! I have 6 tips to help you prepare for your exam based off my own experience having tested up to 4th Dan and the tips I give my students when they are about to test for their Black Belts!

Most Common Kicking Mistakes Martial Artists Make

Most Common Kicking Mistakes Martial Artists Make

New to Martial Arts? Here’s a list of the most common mistakes you’ll want to avoid when practicing your kicks. 1. Stepping Before Kicking
One of the most common mistakes beginners make while kicking happens before the kick is even executed. Have someone watch you or record yourself to see if you step before you kick.