Why Having A Large Dojo Will Kill Your Martial Arts School

why overhead is killing your martial art school

So lately in the newsletter, I’ve been talking about reasons why dojo owners fail… Earlier this week I wrote about attitude and ego, and how those two factors can absolutely kill a school owner right out of the gate. And yesterday, I also briefly discussed overhead, and how high overhead can bog your school’s growth…

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How I Nearly Lost My Dojo To A Con Artist

The Trouble With Steve I met Steve in one of my kickboxing fitness classes. He was a middle-aged, balding, overweight ex-lineman who was determined to hang through an entire class. The first time he tried, I’m pretty sure he was close to stroking out. But, he stuck with it. Before long, I struck up a…

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How To Be Taken Seriously As A Martial Art School Owner

being taken seriously as a martial arts instructor

I know, that’s a pretty ambiguous title, and it covers a lot of ground in the business of running a martial art school. However, I’ve found that it’s something a lot of my clients overlook, and it ends up being trouble for them in the long run. Being taken seriously in the martial arts is…

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Want To Start A Martial Art School?

Then What Are You Waiting For? Today’s post is more of a pep talk than a tutorial. I’m writing this today for those of you who have been reading my blog and newsletter faithfully for months or even years, but who have yet to start a martial art school. My question to you is –…

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