I’m writing this post in hopes of possibly helping someone who’s going through an injury or an obstacle. Note this: You will get through this. You CAN do it.  —————————– Today marks 8 weeks post-surgery for me. Thank god. Two years ago, I injured my ankle during a training session […]

Surgery: How To Deal with Injuries & Making the Best ...

If you're at all like me, or if you're trying to prepare for your first Martial Arts competition, this list of items to NOT forget may come in handy! I'll start with some more obvious items that might accidentally slip your mind as you're getting ready, and then move into some other ones I've learned about through different competitions.

10 Items You do Not Want to Forget to take ...

With the 2017 US Collegiate National Championships being this weekend, I thought I would share one of my favorite experiences from being part of the US Collegiate Team. In 2015, I went to Collegiate Nationals representing the Utah Valley University Taekwondo team, and I won Gold in my Finweight Sparring […]

Competing in Korea: US Collegiate National Team at the 2015 ...

The only way to improve is to learn and practice! However, it’s not always the most fun thing to practice the same thing over and over again, so it’s fun to mix things up to stay motivated for training! I came up with this game as a fun way of practicing kicks […]

The Taekwondo Kicking Challenge! A Fun Training Game to Practice

"It doesn’t matter whether you’re trying to be a Champion as an athlete, as a student, in your career, or anything in life. If you want to become a Champion, the most important thing you have to develop is the mindset of a Champion."

The Heart of a Champion – How to Build It

Not sure what to get a martial arts-obsessed friend or family member? Here’s a list of some great gift ideas I put together that Martial Artists would LOVE to see under the tree on Christmas. (OR watch the video version by clicking HERE.) Workout Clothes The thing you have to […]

Holiday Gift Guide for Martial Artists