LMA Blog: Training Tips
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.
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.
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!
Are you thinking about starting sparring in Taekwondo, or have you just begun this new adventure? Learning how to spar can be both a scary and exciting activity. One of the things you can do to help you feel more prepared is make sure you have a good knowledge of what kicks you can use so you can start experimenting and learning.
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!
If you’re a below-Black Belt student or a Martial Arts school owner, this is a great review of Century’s Taekwondo Student Uniform where I share my thoughts on it’s quality. You can watch the video HERE, or read all about it below!
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.
5 Steps to Help You Get Over Your Fear of Sparring. Tired of letting your fear control your mind & body when it comes to Sparring? Here’s 5 steps you can take to help you manage your fears and become more confident!
So many people think getting high kicks is just about stretching a lot, but not many realize that to be able to have high kicks you need a lot of strength and balance! Here’s 3 specific drills and stretches to help you achieve higher kicks!