“there is nothing outside of yourself that can ever enable you to get better, stronger, richer, quicker, or smarter. Everything is within. Everything exists. Seek nothing outside of yourself.” ― Miyamoto Musashi, […]
Tim Martin is a military veteran with over 27 years of service. Tim has been studying the martial arts and various self defense methods since his childhood. Tim’s passion for the martial arts extends to sharing his training and experiences with others. It is his belief that the martial arts are a valuable vehicle for improving and developing oneself to reach their maximum potential. He sees it as a powerful, life-changing gift for all ages to teach empowerment, confidence, self defense, and overcoming adversity.
Had a work trip recently to Kansas where I got the opportunity to reunite and train with some old friends in the Kansas City area. It was great to see old friends […]
I was honored to receive my Brown Belt in Gracie Jiu Jitsu on January 14, 2018 from my long time friend and jiu jitsu instructor, Ricardo Bayona. One more step forward in […]
The purpose of today’s training is to defeat yesterday’s understanding. – Miyamoto Musashi
An old but incredibly informative blog post by Kevin Secours that addresses many misconceptions about Systema and its training methods. http://montrealsystema.blogspot.com/2009/04/10-common-misconceptions-about-russian.html?m=1
“Fall down 7 times, get up 8 times.” – Japanese Maxim
“If you allow the status quo to persist, you can’t expect to improve performance, and you can’t expect to win.” – Jocko Willink