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You didn’t start your study of the martial arts to “go through the motions” of it all, did you? Of course you didn’t, but look around you in your next class and I’ll bet you spot a number of your classmates doing that very thing, going through the motions. It’s human nature to get distracted, to multi-task, and wander off course.
To deepen and strengthen your practice so that you stay on the…
A black belt is automatically put into a leadership position upon donning the belt. We find this is a transition, that is shocking, without having first spent meaningful time practicing, and experiencing what it is like.
It will still be different upon becoming a black belt, but the practice will make it easier —less culture shock, if you will. It helps also in the passing on of the traditions, and techniques of…Continue
Ariel Abad will make a wonderful black belt candidate. Ariel and I practically started at MIMA at the same time. Both of us have been partners throughout most of the classes at MIMA. We have always pushed and helped each other get better. Aside from practicing together, I have seen him help other students become better as well. As we’ve practiced together, I have seen Ariel improve after every class. I believe Ariel’s positive nature at MIMA is a clear reflection of how he is as a person as…Continue
Thank you to all of you who helped during our kick-a-thon to raise money for the AED (automated external defibrillator) that we now have on site at MIMA! We have a trainer who will come on site on January 31 to certify staff and any additional member who is interested obtaining CPR and AED certification. This is…Continue