What’s With the Dummy Outside?

“Sooooo what’s with the dummy outside?” “Excuse me sir, but his name is Bob, he works hard, and he has feelings too.”  🤪 BOB (Body Opponent Bag) has become the de facto mascot of Super Kicks, and he likes it when you punch him in the face, stomp him in the stomach, and wring his neck from behind. Never hit … Read More

“Yes, I Can”

Yes I Can

What I’m about to share with you could change your life. It changed mine and is at the heart of everything I do. “Yes, I Can.” These words, combined with the brief to back them up, must permeate everything we do. “Yes, I Can.” When you show up to karate class and you step on the mat, you bow to … Read More

Turning Failure into Success

Motivation

This week in our classes… We have been teaching our students an important life skill–“failure.” I love talking about this. I like teaching our students that it’s okay to fail, and as a matter of fact, it’s GOOD to fail. How often does that message get communicated to our kids? How often does that message get communicated to US? It’s … Read More

Why We Want Our Students Sparring More

One of the best ways to test your skills as a martial artist is sparring. Not everyone likes it. I get it. Sometimes it can be scary, students are afraid they will get hurt. But the reality is it’s a great way to improve, and often times it adds more meaning to your training.  Fighting makes all of those forms … Read More

Ladies Only Self Defense

This past Saturday we had our first ladies only self defense seminar in Ashburn!  We had an amazing turn out and the class was absolutely pack from one side of the floor to the other.  Check out what happened during our seminar! This was taught FOR ladies, BY ladies. Miss Gelles and Mrs. Garcia, two of the talented chief instructors … Read More