With the New Year come New Year’s resolutions. The new year usually brings a new resolve to improve ourselves. Some hit the gym hard, some practice their martial arts more at home, some resolve to lose that weight they gained the previous year. Whatever you may resolve to do, make a realistic plan. It took […]
We will be closed for the Christmas holiday on 23-26 December. Have a wonderful Christmas.
I’ve been listening to a lot of retired SEAL Commander Jocko Willink lately and he has great things to say on discipline. To quote Jocko “discipline equals freedom.” He says that you cannot rely on your motivation to get you up early in the morning, to go to class/gym and train, to do something that […]
COURTESY (Ye-Ui) in a broader sense is kindness, humility, good manners, politeness, and respect. INTEGRITY (Yom-Chi) generally speaking, is honesty, straight dealing, purity, moral soundness, and uprightness. To have integrity means to be honest with everyone and with yourself at all times. PERSEVERANCE (In-Nae) is persistence, a steadfast pursuit of and an understanding of the […]
Have you seen your Student Guide lately? I expect that question has several answers from, “Yes, I carry it with me everywhere.” to, “What’s a Student Guide?” While we do not expect you to carry it with you everywhere, we do expect you to be familiar with it and know how to find it. The […]
One steps. They are oft times neglected in class. At Lee’s we have designed one steps to be very similar to forms. For the white belts and above there is Yellow 1 and Yellow 2. Then for yellow and above, Orange 1 and Orange 2, and so on. If you have not heard or discovered, […]
What does this quote mean to you? To me it is simply all about having priorities and setting them. We all have priorities; things that must be done in life. Having fun and enjoying life should certainly be a priority in life. Playing video games is a priority for some. Shopping could be a priority […]
Spring is almost here. Spring is a time for rebirth. The early Crocus and Lilies begin to push up through the ground, birds begin to sing, and the weather begins to warm. It is a time to also think about your own rebirth. What are your goals for this Spring? Maybe losing weight, gaining muscle, […]