American Kick Association – Martial Arts Online School

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Types of Martial Arts

There are so many different types and styles of martial arts, if you’re looking for a school for yourself or your kids, it may be hard to choose the right one unless you already understand the differences. There are Korean martial arts, Chinese martial arts, and Japanese martial arts, as well as martial arts originating […]

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Female Martial Artists

It’s important to have female martial arts instructors available at martial arts schools, in my opinion. I’m a female martial artist and I’ve never been in a class that incorporated a woman’s point of view into the curriculum. Much of what I learned happened in a very nurturing environment with my husband because the fact […]

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One of our old physical locations.

The Less Than Ideal Martial Arts Space

We’ve always aspired to teach our classes in large, open spaces with plenty of leg room and head room, but alas, sometimes we’ve been stuffed into tiny quarters.  One particular martial arts school that we operated was always plagued with space issues. Indeed, the whole city seemed to have issues with space. It seemed as […]

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Kung Fu Class vs. Barnes and Noble

When Lydian was about 5 years old, we were living in Bird City, Kansas, teaching taekwondo, and commuting weekly up to Nederland, Colorado, a small community in the mountains. The drive from Nederland to Boulder, Colorado was only about 30 minutes so we took the opportunity to enroll in some classes. Lydian took gymnastics and […]

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The Crazy Bird People at Spring Hill Canyon

I’m not sure why, but a lot of in-your-face martial artists are a little bit crazy. I mean, the garden-variety martial artist is usually just as normal as any other person on the street, but crazy martial artists abound and because they tend to really showcase their “skills”, a lot of other people feel compelled […]

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