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The Fathers of Martial Arts

Although martial arts have been around for thousands of years, there are a few key figures who helped establish many of its disciplines. This year for Father's Day we are taking a look at some men whom we are referring to as the 'father's' of martial arts...

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Why You Should Invest in a Seishin Gi

The Seishin Gi is a karate uniform with a fascinating backstory. According to Jesse Enkamp - karate blogger and self-titled “karate nerd” - his idea for the uniform came when he was discussing with his friend why there was no perfect karate uniform for true lovers of...

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2019 Taekwondo America Black Belt Conference

This past weekend Macho Martial Arts attended Taekwondo America's 2019 Black Belt Conference in St. Augustine, FL. Taekwondo America is a national organization with numerous schools across the United States, and we were able to speak with the President of...

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The Sounds of Martial Arts Part II

When we think of the sounds often heard in martial arts the kiai is what initially comes to mind. However, one overlooked sound comes from the practitioner's uniform, and is most often seen in Taekwondo and karate katas when practitioners attempt to create...

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The Parallels Between Being a Coach and a Mom

Moms are the ultimate cheerleaders and supporters of martial artists. They play a huge role in their child's training and competitions and have a great deal of impact on their success. It is in this way that moms act as coaches, as just as they care for...

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How to Safely Practice Martial Arts

Martial arts is a practice that can heavily influence our mental and physical health. Not only does it teach a number of developmental and social skills, but it is also a great form of exercise for both children and adults. However, although martial arts...

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Social Media for Martial Arts School Owners

Running your own martial arts school can be a challenging task. Not only do you have to worry about running a successful business, but you are also tasked with the training and development of your students. Because of this, marketing your dojo can often get pushed...

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Ocean State Grand Nationals 2019 Recap

Ocean State Grand Nationals was a huge success this past weekend thanks to the hard work of its directors, Don and Christine Rodrigues, and all of their sponsors and volunteers. This was the first tournament where every member of Team Macho was in attendance, and they...

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