How Karate Instructors Can Motivate Students In Three Easy Steps

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If you’ve been a karate instructor for any length of time you will no doubt know that your success in retaining your students comes down to one key factor – keeping your students highly motivated to continue training. How do you do this while still maintaining your focus on delivering a high quality program? The […]


What A Black Belt Means To Me The Journey

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It’s often said in Martial Arts that the meaning doesn’t lie in how good you are or what belt you have, rather the meaning lies in the journey. Before I get into “What Black Belt Means To Me”, I would like to talk about my journey of these past few months. The Journey Last week […]


Why Does It Take So Long To Get A Black Belt In Karate

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Many of you reading this article may already be well on your way to becoming a black belt in your chosen martial art. Some of you may just be starting out on your journey and others may have reached the coveted black belt and are now working towards higher degrees of the black belt. How […]


Martial Arts Physical Techniques And Mental Discipline Part 2

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Many types of Martial Arts have a colored belt system. Judo was the first type of Martial Arts to adopt this practice. The color of the belt indicates the level of skill the student has. Students have to pass skill tests to move on to learning techniques and moves of the next color. Beginners start […]


6 Common Doubts That Most Beginners Of The Martial Arts Experience

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The martial arts offer a very valuable journey of self-discovery. There are different stages within this journey all the way from beginner to black belt and beyond. At each stage there are different challenges and obstacles. This article will look at the common doubts that most beginners of the martial arts experience on their journey. […]


How To Get Past The Fear Of Taking Your First Karate Belt Test

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OK, so you’ve stuck with your karate training for a couple of months already. You enjoy learning all of the punches, kicks and blocks, you’ve learned your first form and you also know some basic partner work drills. It’s time to try for your next belt and for some reason it feels like a wave […]


The Karate Belt Rainbow What Do The Different Colors Really Mean

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You have probably already realized that martial artists use different colored belts to designate rank. Has it always been this way? Is there a specific order to the belt colors? What about all of these stripes that you keep seeing? What do the different colors really mean? Stand by for the answers to all your […]


Uncle Mikes Nylon Holster Is An Excellent Cost Effective Choice

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Uncle Mike’s offers unmatched holster fit and selection. When Uncle Mike’s pioneered the use of nylon in holsters over 20 years ago, no one could have foreseen how much the invention would change the industry. Today’s hunters, law enforcement agencies and the military rely on nylon holsters to stand up to the rigors of everyday […]


Your Journey To A Black Belt In Karate Top 10 Training Tips For Reaching Your Goal

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The primary goal of any beginner or intermediate student of karate is usually to attain the coveted black belt. The black belt represents technical excellence, high ethical standards and the ability of a student to endure a strict and rigorous training regimen. To those “in the know,” people with black belts are seen as being […]


Tie A Karate Belt Well Or Your Pants Will Fall Off

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I have a five-year-old son who recently decided he wanted to take up the art of karate. Well, as you can guess, I was thrilled that he wanted to get involved with something that would teach him so much for the life that lies before him. Little did I know that I too, would have […]


What A Black Belt Means To Me A Way Of Life

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Being a black belt is more than just another rank in the martial arts. It’s a milestone that every martial artist strives for but only a small percentage actually achieve. Obtaining a black belt or equivalent ranking in any art takes a lot of dedication and perseverance. The journey appears never ending as a kyu […]


Organize Your Neck Tie

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Men wardrobe is usually found to be a mess because most of the times all the clothes are found in a haphazard manner. Neck tie which is an important part of your wardrobe needs proper storage so that it lasts long and gives you the same look you had worn for the first time. Tie […]


Sexy Hosiery

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Sexy hosiery has been around for a long time. There is nothing more seductive than a black garter belt and thigh highs. Wearing a sexy pair of stockings can make a woman feel sensual no matter what she is wearing them under. A pretty pair of panty hose can add glamour to any outfit. A […]


Stair Lift Safety

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A stair lift is a device that helps those with disabilities or people who have trouble walking go up and down the stairs. These units work by sending a chair or small platform up and down the stairs along an attached track. Stair lifts are generally very safe, but there are some things you should […]


Car Seat Safety Tips For Your Baby

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Do you know that according to a report 80% of kids are not properly seated in the car seat and thus many children get unnecessarily injured in car accidents. Still many of us do not bother about using safe car seats for our children. So let us follow some basic tips so that we can […]


Eternal Crest Creating An Impression With Style

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In the day and age where people are all conscious of their appearance and about the various brands available, good quality products are high on demand. There are a multitude of products available in the market and these range from belts to hand bags to wallets. Since the leather used in these is put through […]


Choosing The Right Treadmill For You

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Convenience, ease and the efficiency of Treadmills have made them a revelation in the health industry. We have gone through such a variety of fitness exercises which either break your back trying to get them right, or are too difficult to master, let alone do them every day. But with a treadmill, you can burn […]


How To Measure Your Treadmill Belt For Replacement

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To measure your treadmill belt for replacement do the following: If your treadmill is not a major brand and it needs a new belt you may have to special order a belt. Following are instruction for making sure you get a good measurement. Next to the motor the treadmill belt is the most important part […]


Treadmills For Health And Life

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It’s not always practical to go outside to jog or walk. Maybe you live in the big city or maybe it’s winter and you can’t really enjoy the outdoors. That’s where exercise treadmills come in. Treadmills allow you the freedom to simulate walking and jogging without having to actually go anywhere. Simply put, exercise treadmills […]


The Treadmill Sensei S Guide On How To Replace Your Treadmill Belt

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Nihango! A question I get asked a lot here at the DOJO (and by my wife’s pesky relatives) is: How the heck do I replace a damaged treadmill belt? If you find your belt slipping, or your deck slowing down and stop, or if the edges of your treadmill belt look worn, frayed or curls […]