Can You Earn a Living Teaching Martial Arts for Free?

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Q: Do you think you could make a living teaching martial arts for free? The obvious answer is, of course not. Sure, you can attract students with free trial offers, and many school owners do. But there has to be a limit, or else you’ll go broke giving away your time and expertise to people…

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The Beginner’s Mind In Business And Martial Arts

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What does cancer have to do with the beginner’s mind and the business of running a martial arts school? Read on to find out… The Day I Had To Start All Over Again… Almost two years ago, doctors found a roughly racquetball-sized mass in my right lung. I’d contracted the SARS-CoV-2 virus a few weeks…

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Why Having A Large Dojo Will Kill Your Martial Arts School

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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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