December 29, 2018
Robin and Corinne Dosoruth
Below are key dates for students of Arrow Martial Arts in 2019.
Note: Please check this page regularly as dates and times may change or be updated due to unforeseen circumstances such as venue availability.
Students should also ensure they receive the weekly e-news in th...
November 11, 2018
We practise martial arts not to spread violence or uphold it as our preferred response.
Quite the opposite: we do it so we train ourselves to better respond to situations and give ourselves the choice to choose non-violence wherever possible.
But to build this mindset, w...
October 28, 2018
Without the ability to use our martial arts to improve our lives and those of others around us, we're just another bunch of people getting together to kick and punch some pads.
It has to mean more than that.
Everything we do on the mats comes back to continuously improvi...
October 14, 2018
If reaching a goal is important to you, then you need to put in the time and effort to prepare for it. It's that simple.
You need to ask yourself why you want to reach that goal, and how important it is to you.
Then take the first step and go for it, but do expect that,...
September 23, 2018
Your achievements are yours, first and foremost.
Sure, it's important to never forget all those who supported you along the way, recognise and thank them – publicly or privately.
But in rough times, when doubt creeps in because you feel like you've had more setbacks than...
September 16, 2018
#Mindfulness is, quite simply, the act of giving your full attention to the task at hand or to what's in front of you.
Sometimes, we can be mindful without even trying, because what's in front of us is naturally very interesting and we are captivated.
At other times, how...
September 9, 2018
Excellence is a mindset.
It's about giving it your all, every chance you get.
It's about trying harder than you ever thought you might have to try, and harder than everyone else.
If you're taking corners and no-one's watching, then no-one might know that you did.
September 2, 2018
To be tolerant means to keep an open mind.
It is not a sign of meekness or weakness. Quite the opposite: it displays a level of confidence in the tolerant person.
In our martial arts, we train to keep an open mind on the mats by not foretelling ourselves the outcome of a...
August 26, 2018
There's an old fable about the oak and the reed.
The oak stood big and strong as it had been around for a very long time, rigidly withstanding winds when the weather lashed out. The reed was essentially a bit of tall grass, nowhere near as big and strong as the oak, and...
August 19, 2018
No matter how unlikely the success, a true Black Belt will always face the challenge head on.
It's because a Black Belt understands that real success is the result of a continued and determined march, where the forward steps have to outnumber the setbacks.
How do we...
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The long game
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The oak and the reed
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What is a Black Belt?
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