Monday, July 28, 2014

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Don’t Let Martial Arts Injuries Get the Best of You

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If you train in the martial arts long enough, you are going to get busted up a few times while training. Most likely the injuries are going to be minor and will include jammed fingers and toes, cuts and bruises, and your occasional black eye or broken nose. The longer you train you may end […]

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Do Not Stress Over Your Competition In The Martial Arts

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Many people in the martial arts sometimes get anxious when they going against a tough opponent. They get nervous on who they are competing with and they get so worked up that they lose focus on playing their sport. In the end, they make mistakes and end up beating themselves up if they do not […]

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Do Not Let Fear Be A Factor In The Martial Arts

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Sometimes, fear and anxiety can get the best of us in the martial arts. The key is to know how to manage that fear and anxiety. As a result, here is a brief list of techniques that a person in the martial arts can use to help manage their fears and every day anxieties. Occasionally, […]

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Dojo Medicine Comes to Joe Lewis Research Conference

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I was asked to teach Dojo Medicine concepts at the recent Joe Lewis Research Conference in Tampa, Florida. Joe wanted the format to be open in order to facilitate JLFS Instructors, black belts, and attendees to ask whatever they felt might relate to the topic of Dojo Medicine. The questions from the session focused on […]

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The Triage Process in the Dojo

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We were working on spinning hook kicks at advanced class a few months ago and there was a loud “snap.”like a tree branch breaking?” The student spun and the supporting foot did not look good! � This installment of Dojo Med is a recent true story from our dojo and how we managed it. Triage […]

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Dojo Medicine: Stress

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In our lives we often have little or no time to ever relax. When was the last time you sat down and simply thought about taking a deep cleansing breath? If you are busy with work, teaching martial arts in the evenings, dealing with the numerous personal, family, and emotional issues that life brings, this […]

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Dojo Medicine

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As martial arts instructors we will all face the occasional student training injury and we should be at least somewhat versed in the management of such injuries. The focus and intent of this article is not to make every Sensei out there a physician or EMT. My intent will be to focus in on a […]

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