Failure is such a powerful tool. – By Ben Boeglin

I strongly believe in the benefits of failure. As much as it can be painful and frustrating, it always comes with a lesson (usually thrown at our face), it keeps us hungry, it triggers creativity, it allows us to reach bolder goals. It makes us better. Of course,...

You are here – By John Honeyman

You are HERE, right where you belong. It's easy to fall into the twin traps of victimization or unworthiness. On one hand, many of us (myself included) have times where we think "why me?". It's like the Universe itself is conspiring against us to destroy our carefully...

Apple cider vinegar

In India, Ayurvedic physicians prescribe apple cider vinegar in combination with the herb Gotu Kola to help in the revitalizing of the skin. Indians have been known to consume apple cider vinegar in combination with honey to improve digestion. It contributes greatly...

Green smoothies recipies

Recipe #1: coconut water Recipe #2: water, baby spinach, celery, cucumber, apple, spirulina Recipe #3: coconut water, baby spinach, wheat grass, banana, apple Recipe #4: almond milk, baby spinach, lemon, agave, flax seed Recipe #5: almond milk, baby spinach, cucumber,...

What do we do with our time?

Your life span is approximately 75 years. 
That’s 900 months. 
3,900 weeks.
27, 375 days.
657,000 hours. That’s what you have to work with...now lets break it down even further : From age 0 to 10, you don’t really do anything besides, sleep, eat, play.
That’s 87,600...
Why include martial arts on your resume?

Why include martial arts on your resume?

We've noticed recently more and more students featuring their martial arts journey in their resume and LinkedIn profiles as part of their skills and qualifications, especially for those in upper management positions. We can fake enthusiasm, motivation or grit during...

Black Belt: Expert or Master? – By Fred Evrard

Black Belt: Expert or Master? – By Fred Evrard

Nowadays, many martial arts instructors call themselves Grand Master, Great Grand Master, and even Supreme Great Grand Master (don’t laugh I’ve seen it). I can understand when those terms are used as a sign of respect by devoted students… But, I feel that, in the...

Take a moment to think…

Take a moment to think…

Take a moment to think: In the past second, one and a half acres of rain-forest were cut down, destroying the homes of many species of wildlife. In the past minute, the energy used in the UK was equal to 313 million tons of oil, which we can never get back. In the...

Teachers & Students – By John Honeyman

Teachers & Students – By John Honeyman

I am very fortunate to have had several incredible teachers during my journey, starting officially from age 14 until now. They taught me not only martial arts techniques, but so much about the world and my place in it. I can honestly say that without my teachers I...

Training with master: Founder Fred Evrard’s Journey

Training with master: Founder Fred Evrard’s Journey

In a martial artist’s path, the most difficult part is to find a good instructor. Someone not only gifted technically, but with a great personality, pedagogy, sense of honor and humor as well. Personally, I believe I’ve always been blessed with great instructors, but...

Be a good bad guy! – By Ben Boeglin

Be a good bad guy! – By Ben Boeglin

Ok, let me clarify what I mean. It's something we talked about yesterday during our beginners training. I always highlight that when training with a partner, the person feeding becomes the instructor. Not by talking, explaining or correcting (please leave that to your...

What systems are included in Kali Majapahit?

What systems are included in Kali Majapahit?

KADENA DE MANO (Empty-hands / Self-defense) is a very efficient sub-system for CQC (Close Quarter Combat), and teaches how to flow from one movement to another, using punches, palm strikes, elbows, knees, head-butts, takedowns, etc. Kadena de Mano was founded by...

KM History: Four-year trip around the world

KM History: Four-year trip around the world

I started martial arts when I was six years old and my passion gave me the opportunity to travel extensively at a young age in order to learn and compete around the world. Little do I know though that at a later stage, I would fully dedicate 4 years of my life to...