How to Avoid Being Emotionally Absent as a Parent

How to Avoid Being Emotionally Absent as a Parent

Sensei/Chief Instructor Donnie Jeffcoat of Shaolin American Self Defense Academy shares the advice he would give his 14 year old self. He speaks about how his dad was emotionally absent and how it has affected him as an adult. Company Website: www.awiseway.com Join Mailing List: http://eepurl.com/4O_iD Social Media: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/AWiseWay Twitter: https://twitter.com/awiseway Instagram: http://instagram.com/awiseway Mission: […]

3 Reasons Why Learning Self Defense Is Important

3 Reasons Why Learning Self Defense Is Important

Sensei/Chief Instructor Donnie Jeffcoat of Shaolin American Self Defense Academy shares 3 reasons why learning self defense is important. He says because of the way society is today, self defense is crucial not only for defending yourself but to promote confidence within yourself. Company Website: www.awiseway.com Join Mailing List: http://eepurl.com/4O_iD Social Media: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/AWiseWay Twitter: […]

What Inspired You to Get Into Martial Arts Training?

What Inspired You to Get Into Martial Arts Training?

Sensei/Chief Instructor Donnie Jeffcoat of Shaolin American Self Defense Academy shares what inspired him to started his journey into a martial arts discipline at a young age. Company Website: www.awiseway.com Join Mailing List: http://eepurl.com/4O_iD Social Media: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/AWiseWay Twitter: https://twitter.com/awiseway Instagram: http://instagram.com/awiseway Mission: To help people act, think, and live wiser through knowledge provided by […]

What Are The Challenges In Running a Martial Arts School?

What Are The Challenges In Running a Martial Arts School?

Sensei/Chief Instructor Donnie Jeffcoat of Shaolin American Self Defense Academy explains some of the challenges he goes through when running a martial arts school, which includes, dealing with parents, dealing with frustrations, and continued education. Company Website: www.awiseway.com Join Mailing List: http://eepurl.com/4O_iD Social Media: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/AWiseWay Twitter: https://twitter.com/awiseway Instagram: http://instagram.com/awiseway Mission: To help people act, […]

What Are The Common Misconceptions of Martial Arts?

What Are The Common Misconceptions of Martial Arts?

Sensei/Chief Instructor Donnie Jeffcoat of Shaolin American Self Defense Academy shares the common misconceptions that people have about martial arts. He also talk about what he loves about his career and the passion he has for the life long journey. Company Website: www.awiseway.com Join Mailing List: http://eepurl.com/4O_iD Social Media: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/AWiseWay Twitter: https://twitter.com/awiseway Instagram: http://instagram.com/awiseway […]

4 Things You Need Before Starting a Martial Arts School

4 Things You Need Before Starting a Martial Arts School

Sensei/Chief Instructor Donnie Jeffcoat of Shaolin American Self Defense Academy shares 4 things someone needs to know before starting a martial arts school. It includes proving yourself as an instructor to the martial arts community, figuring out the energy of the school, and teaching students about dedication. Company Website: www.awiseway.com Join Mailing List: http://eepurl.com/4O_iD Social […]

4 Ways Martial Arts Can Help Prevent Bullying

4 Ways Martial Arts Can Help Prevent Bullying

Sensei/Chief Instructor Donnie Jeffcoat of Shaolin American Self Defense Academy explains how martial arts can prevent and alleviate bullying by building confidence, changing their body language, and being blunt about the bullying actions make them feel. Company Website: www.awiseway.com Join Mailing List: http://eepurl.com/4O_iD Social Media: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/AWiseWay Twitter: https://twitter.com/awiseway Instagram: http://instagram.com/awiseway Mission: To help people […]

3 Benefits of Martial Arts in Everyday Life

3 Benefits of Martial Arts in Everyday Life

Sensei/Chief Instructor Donnie Jeffcoat of Shaolin American Self Defense Academy explains the overall life benefits of martial arts including different sports, work and life. Company Website: www.awiseway.com Join Mailing List: http://eepurl.com/4O_iD Social Media: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/AWiseWay Twitter: https://twitter.com/awiseway Instagram: http://instagram.com/awiseway Mission: To help people act, think, and live wiser through knowledge provided by the experienced and […]

Can I Become a Student of Capoeira and Is Capoeira For Me?

Can I Become a Student of Capoeira and Is Capoeira For Me?

Can I Become a Student of Capoeira and Is Capoeira For Me? Can I Become a Student of Capoeira and Is Capoeira For Me?: Ismail, Contra-Mestre Versatil in Capoeira, says that Capoeira is for everyone. But are you for Capoeira? What he means by this is that you need to be willing to challenge yourself, learn […]

Does Capoeira Have the Same Ranking Systems as Traditional Martial Arts?

Does Capoeira Have the Same Ranking Systems as Traditional Martial Arts?

Does Capoeira Have the Same Ranking Systems as Traditional Martial Arts? Does Capoeira Have the Same Ranking Systems as Traditional Martial Arts?: Ismail, Contra-Mestre Versatil in Capoeira, discusses the ranking and belt system of Capoeria. Capoeria’s belt system follow the colors of the Brazilian flag. He mentions that some schools enforce wearing shoes or not wearing […]