Commitment

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Commitment – by committing to short and long-term goals practitioners of Mixed Martial Arts and CrossFit find the value and reap the benefits of following through with their commitments.  By applying the goal-setting and problem-solving skills learned in martial arts to the rest of their lives, practitioners live more fulfilled and purpose driven lives.

Focus

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The philosophical components of the Mixed Martial Arts. Mental and Spiritual Focus – learning to deal with stressful situations and control anger and fear. Many find Stress Management tools in the training, and learn to work toward near-term and far-term goals. Practitioners learn to stay calm and respond to stressful situations appropriately.

Family

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Family – families enjoy activities together. Being able to build life skills in a fun and safe training environment together is a benefit that many find invaluable.

Competition

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Competition in a Year Round Sport – Mixed Martial Arts, Grappling, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Thai Boxing, and CrossFit have no seasons associated with them. People are able to compete when it fits their schedule. With the growing popularity of these sports there are more and more opportunities to push your limits and test your mettle.

Individual Achievement

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Individual Achievement – even though we train together as a team and benefit from the mutual support of those around us, when it comes down to the match you are challenged and overcome your adversary based on your abilities. Many find the challenge exhilarating and that the sense of accomplishment helps them overcome other challenges in life.

Teamwork

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Teamwork and the Team Training Environment – whether you compete, have goals to compete, or have no interest in competing; you can’t help but grow and progress at an astonishing rate when you have a strong team around you that supports your goals. Mixed Martial Arts is one of the few sports that does as much to develop individual skills …

Positive Social Environment

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  Positive Social Activity and Interaction– Mixed Martial Arts and CrossFit are self-paced activity in a highly social environment. Camaraderie and friendships grow with people who train together. Communication skills are developed and improved as they are most important in helping others reach their potentials. Watching the fights together on “fight night” and going out to the amateur local fights …

Self-Control

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Self Discipline and Self-Control – the formalities of Mixed Martial A rts classes and learning to follow directions, take turns, and work with others. Participants in the martial arts learn good behavior and respect for themselves and those around them, be they fellow students, adults, or coaches. This discipline transfers to good study habits for kids, increases in grades, and …

Confidence and Self-Esteem

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Confidence and Self Esteem Dealing with the challenges of Mixed Martial Arts and CrossFit helps people deal with the other things they find difficult in their lives. By learning to set and achieve personal goals in their training they are able to apply these skills to other areas of their life, which contributes to positive growth. Success is grown and …

Self-Defense

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Self-Defense The ability to protect yourself and those around you in a worst-case situation is self-defense. That ability and more importantly, being able to make good decisions to keep you out of trouble are important to many of our participants. Adults and more importantly adults and children alike learn when violence is an acceptable last resort and to avoid conflict …