Why competition and challenges are important, and putting them in the right context
    We’ve talked in depth about how adventure can encourage our students to explore, learn about life and develop. we’ve looked into the comfort zone and how fear is a process we can overcome. In this Chapter we will look into how Competition has become somewhat of a taboo word in society but how › Read more
Nothing to fear but fear itself.
As children we feel fear, as adults we feel fear. The feeling of fear stays with us for life.   If you had a system for conquering fear, do you feel you would live your life differently?   Would you take up more challenges?   Would you live a more compelling life?   Do you › Read more
How adventure will develop creativity, resourcefulness and team-work
  I believe that living an adventurous life and being encouraged to be adventurous from a young age taught me to be creative, resourceful, independant and eager to take up challenges, while also teaching me the importance of teamwork, camaraderie, attention to detail and being organised. Every adventure was out of my comfort zone and › Read more
Introduction: A childhood filled with Adventure
  In this blog, I’m going to share with you an insight into my life as a child… how adventure was nurtured and encouraged…   From a young age I have had a passion for adventure, a thirst for travel, exploration and for conquering challenges.   It’s easy to trace back for me, my Father › Read more
A Practical guide to developing confidence
  We’ve put together five simple levels that essentially form the backbone of our Warrior Method for developing confidence in our programme. We’ve sent this to thousands of parents and it’s helped them at home with their children even if they are not attending our programme. You can find this practical guide in the “Challenge” › Read more
Develop Black Belt Confidence in your child
Having taught thousands of children and mentored many through challenging times, I have seen so many children’s lives transform through improving their confidence and it’s something I’m very passionate about developing in our students. I believe Martial Arts can be a powerful tool to very quickly develop confidence in children and in The Warrior Method: › Read more
Comfort Zone: What’s your comfort zone?
What’s your comfort zone? In this blog, we are going to answer the question, what is the comfort zone. .Brené Brown a research professor at the University of Houston explains the comfort zone as “Where our uncertainty, scarcity and vulnerability are minimized — where we believe we’ll have access to enough love, food, talent, time, › Read more
Finding Inspiration Within
Finding Inspiration within – Your strength is your individuality   “If you celebrate your differentness, the world will, too. It believes exactly what you tell it—through the words you use to describe yourself, the actions you take to care for yourself, and the choices you make to express yourself. Tell the world you are one-of-a-kind › Read more
Develop a Black Belt Mindset
Who is coaching your child? Their inner voice, critical to their mindset. We’ve touched on the importance of an excellent mentor who works with individuals to inspire them and to bring out the best in their actions, developing them as a whole person. Each of us has a mentor that analyses our performance and constantly › Read more
Curiosity dimmed is a future denied.
As a teacher it’s important the correct style of teaching is applied, certainly with a large group of young students a more autocratic style should form the basis of the class to avoid accidents and ensure safety. As students become more advanced or mature a democratic leadership style can be particularly useful for developing creativity › Read more
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What we mean when we say “Success Through Martial Arts”           It’s been ingrained in our logo since inception – our students understand it and the parents of our senior students believe it and have seen it in action. We believe the development of character through Martial Arts is applicable to
One of the biggest challenges we’ve found busy parents face is not spending enough time with their children and the guilt associated with that. Let me explain… We interviewed 1500 parents and 90% of them stated ‘time’ as their biggest stress factor. Specifically not spending enough time with their children. The reason for this was
The Warrior Academy System Goal Setting The Warrior Academy Goal setting System has been designed to help students learn to break down big goals into small digestible chunks from years to months to weeks to days and daily habits. The goal is for students to learn the process of goal setting so that they can
Planned rewards and letting your ninja pick themselves up! The power of reinforcing success with Planned Rewards Later in this blog series we will be diving into our system for setting and achieving goals, a system designed to help young people in a very practical way, but before we do it’s important we understand an
Why is goal setting important It’s interesting that while we expect adults to have goals we rarely think of a 4 to 6 year old child with a set of their own goals. Yet goals stem from healthy needs or wants, desires and ambition all of which is applicable to any age and as human
Analysing Performance Positively Learning to analyse performance Positively To develop an unshakable Black Belt Mindset and the ability to overcome failure in a mature and positive way we need three things: Experience of success and failure A strong mentor A supportive community A process for analysing performance In order to develop Black Belt Mindset and
What is Failure? Defining failure and its importance to success From a young age (5 to 11) I was competing regularly in martial arts and I was failing, regularly. My Dad would take me across the country, often driving 6 hours to compete. The fear, pressure and anticipation I felt was often so difficult to

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