It’s Good to Get Punched/Kicked in the Face

The first time it happens, it comes out of nowhere.  A fist collides with your cheek. Your eyes open wide, and begin to water. Your nose begins to run. What happens next, though, is up to you.  Getting punched in the face hurts. But, it’s the shock of it that does the [...]Read more

Shapes and Shadows: Mark Guglielmi’s Story

Imagine you own your own dojang.  Students come and go, and a lot of times they complain about how hard it is, how they don’t think they can keep doing it, etc., etc. But, once in a while, a student comes in that is all smiles, eager to train, and committed to the process [...]Read more

Beating the Odds: The James Murray Story

When you’re someone’s hero, you don’t let them down.  That’s why, when my eight-year-old student, James Murray. Invited me to his school’s “Who’s Your Hero?” breakfast, I couldn’t have been happier to go.  It was such a great morning. You could tell James was so excited [...]Read more

Becoming the Best: Grand Master Park

In my opinion, my mentor Grand Master Park Jong Soo is not only the greatest Tae Kwon-Do Master of all time, he is the greatest martial artist of all time. Now, I know, this claim is bold. Allow me to help you see what I’ve experienced in my years of studying underneath Grand [...]Read more

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