How Heroes Are Forged


A brief exploration of topics in Christopher McDougall’s new book, Natural Born Heroes.

A Little Fight in your Fitness

Aikido Class

Martial arts and self defense training can be an excellent addition to your training regimen.

Be Your Own Superhero

Last night, I took my son to see Captain America: The Winter Soldier. It was an entertaining movie and it got me thinking, what would a superhero’s training program look like? Here is my opinion on what it takes to be a real life superhero. Have the right mindset! All the greatest heroes have a knack for keeping cool in stressful situations…

The Rules of a Street Fight

The first and most important rule of a street fight is, there are no rules!  It took a long time for me to grasp this concept and I didn’t really understand it until I attended the MovNat Combatives certification last Spring.  I have trained in many martial arts which include TaeKwanDo, Karate, Boxing, Brazilian Jujitsu, and Aikido.  They are all formal systems…