T-Shirt Design – 2019

Got a great idea for this year’s AFMA t-shirt?  We want to see it!  Just this blank t-shirt template, draw your design and submit it at the Pro Shop.

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Stop chasing happiness and try this.

The measure of success is happiness and peace of mind. – Bobby Davro   Remember that time you accepted the new job, finally got that raise, took a vacation, hit your ideal body weight and still, you weren’t happy?  The knotted balls of stress and discontent in your stomach that made you want to stay in bed forever, still lingered.      You…

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Ontario Provincial Martial Arts Championships Registration Form

Tournament Team Members, If you’re planning on attending the Ontario Provincial Martial Arts Championships, please download the registration form below. OPMA 2019 New PDF Thank you, Dan

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Want to relieve some stress in your life?

What we are really matters more than what people think of us. – Jawaharlal Nehru  Remember that time you met that person and they thought you were a snob?  A jerk for not even giving them the time of day.  Probably not.  Remember that time you met someone and thought the same?  Maybe.  Every day, we’re interacting with people, but the experience that…

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How does Karate build confidence?

One of the greatest things about the martial arts, Karate, Jiu-Jitsu, Tae Kwon Do, Kung Fu and all the others is that it helps people (kids and adults) build confidence.  I get asked a lot about how it does that and so I started looking around, reading articles and here’s a good summary of what…

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What’s the trait that successful people and martial artists must have?

Honesty is the fastest way to prevent a mistake from turning into a failure. – James Altucher Remember that time your best intentions went terribly wrong? You started off strong, things went wrong and all of a sudden, you’re up to your eyes in a disaster. Having integrity doesn’t mean that everything you do will…

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How I challenge my anxiety.

With integrity, you have nothing to fear, since you have nothing to hide. With integrity, you will do the right thing, so you will have no guilt. – Zig Ziglar When I was a kid, I was VERY anxious.  New situations that I think most people would happily go into, would terrify me.  I missed…

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Don’t want to change just in January

Don’t forget to subscribe to our YouTube channel! We cannot put off living until we are ready. – Jose Ortega Y Gasset This time of year we see lots of people coming into the school prepared to make THIS year, the best year of their lives by taking charge of their health, finances, read more,…

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Use dissatisfaction to drive change.

Dissatisfaction is a great starting point, for it is right there that we have the most power, strength, and energy to push change through. – David DeNotaris Well, happy new year. Hope you guys have had a great holiday, gotten some rest and are feeling recharged. Over the break I always take some time to…

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Think slowly, act quickly.

Years ago, during one Christmas break, I remember losing my mind and temper over having to go out to another house, for another meal.  It had been a busy week with lots of family, friends, late nights, travel and more and I had had it.  Within minutes, I jumped to a conclusion, made a rash…

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