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It’s Good to Struggle

In Coaching, Excellence, Kids Martial Arts Classes by Don Alley

I like seeing you struggle. Sounds crazy doesn’t it? 🙂 But I like it! I like seeing you struggle with that new kick. With that new grab technique . With that spinning hook kick where you jump off of your front foot and spin forward and land your foot, all while trying to hit the center of the target. I …

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Why Should I Care?

In Excellence, Kids Martial Arts Classes by Don Alley

Why do I care what kind of grades you get? I mean, you’re in my martial arts class learning self defense and striking, what difference does it make to me if it you get an A or an F? Why should I care if you do your homework? What difference does it make to me if you are disrespectful to …