Author Archives: Courtney
Over the years I’ve heard everything about stress. That it’s a killer, that it happens to everyone, that it’s all relative to your life experiences. Stress is a part of our lives and we cope with it one way or … Continue reading
A question: what type of sheets do you use on your mattress? Did you buy the cheap 20 thread count, or did you save your pennies and buy the 300 plus thread count? Why do I ask? If you’re getting … Continue reading
There are different ways of teaching the martial arts. Our approach to teaching Taekwondo is to combine traditional martial arts, such as Tang Soo Do, Moo Duk Kwan, and Jung Do Kwan, with more modern styles like Olympic Taekwondo, Jeet … Continue reading
I’ve never been fat, but I’ve never been one of those annoying people who can gorge themselves and never gain weight, either. My body is work, and since I’ve known about “body image” it’s been a challenge to keep it … Continue reading
This past weekend, some of our students gave a demonstration of their martial arts skills at Old Mill Days in Port Gamble. Below is a video of brick and wood breaking! Congratulations to all of our students!
The principals of Courtesy, Integrity, Self-Control, Perseverance, and Indominatable Spirit are at the core of all martial arts. At Cross Martial Arts Academy we routinely discuss what these principals mean and how we implement them in martial arts and our lives. … Continue reading