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How to Create a Succession Plan for your Martial Arts School

At some point, long after first opening the doors, a martial arts business owner is faced with the decision of handing off a martial arts school to a trusted disciple. This hand-off could be due to retirement or an expansion of schools but the important thing is being able to do it correctly. If you’ve been following our blog,

Getting Results: Traditional Marketing for Martial Arts Schools

While digital marketing is ferociously expanding, that doesn’t mean traditional marketing can be ignored. For most martial arts schools – especially ones located in suburban or rural areas – you will find a mix of methods to be most successful, in terms of what your students and prospective students spend respond to.

 

In the past, newspapers, print, television and radio

Martial Arts and Mental Health

With great organizations, spokespeople and initiatives out there educating people on mental health issues, our understanding of it has drastically improved, over the past 10 years. Mental illness affects 1 in 4 people, making it very common. While professional consultation with a doctor is required to properly treat a serious mental health condition, martial arts can help you in therapy,

Bettering Your Community Through Martial Arts

Martial arts schools can have a big impact on the communities they serve. They have a profound, positive effect on youth, while keeping adults and seniors active. Successful schools can become a big part of a community, with the opportunity to help those around them.

 

Whether you’re providing free classes for at-risk youth who can’t afford to

How to Launch a Trainer Team

Many martial arts have a competitive side to them. Martial arts competitions are a great way to test your skills, even if thats just one layer of your martial arts focus. Once you have students who are competitive enough to compete in state, national or intern

New Features Release January 2017

Updated: January 11, 2017

We have developed some great new features that your members and staff are sure to love. The features below started rolling out to BETA users Tuesday, December 20th and will begin rolling out to all live users in January 2017.

Running a Successful Kids Night Out

One of the biggest decisions martial arts businesses make when building their school is their class schedule. Your students’ training and practice revolves around the classes they take and there are a lot of different factors to consider, when trying to build out the optimal schedule. Some of these factors include timing and breaks between days, differences in seasons, ranks,

[Webinar] What you must Know about Opening a New Martial Arts School

  • Topic: What you must Know about Opening a New Martial Arts School
  • Date: Thursday, December 15th, 2016
  • Time: 11AM PDT/ 2PM EDT
  • Presenter: Master Rich Grogan

You're a black belt at teaching but a white belt at business. How can you overcome the many obstacles to successfully grow a new school to 100 students? Master Rich Grogan led our most

Scheduling Classes for Changes in Rank and Seasons

One of the biggest decisions martial arts businesses make when building their school is their class schedule. Your students’ training and practice revolves around the classes they take and there are a lot of different factors to consider, when trying to build out the optimal schedule. Some of these factors include timing and breaks between days, differences in seasons, ranks,

Master Ricardo Aguilera and Ambition Taekwondo

For over 15 years, ChampionsWay has been supporting the martial arts community across North America and around the world. Over that time, we’ve have the sincere privilege of working with some incredible martial artists and school owners who are deeply committed to the philosophy of martial arts, along with their teams and their communities. Our Client Spotlight series is

Should your School Implement a Dress Code for Staff?

Professional offices tend to have a dress code for staff but what about for martial arts school staff? Most martial arts schools have a specific uniform to wear such as gis or doboks, which means any sort of dress code usually involves these traditional martial arts uniforms.

 

However, some schools opt not to use uniforms, for a variety of

New Features Release November 2016

We have some great new features developed that your members and staff are sure to love. The features below start rolling out Thursday, November 24th.

Webinar Recording


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You can now generate and view reports on the daily cash flow of all tills throughout your school. Filter the reports with a

How to Create an Online Store for Taekwondo Schools

Successful martial arts schools look at more than just one revenue stream to keep their cash flow healthy and steady. We’ve discussed how hosting birthday parties and renting your space out for events can help boost revenue and referrals but pro-shops for some martial arts schools are a big factor in their profitability. For a martial art like Taekwondo

How to Create Engaging Ads for Martial Arts Schools

Getting new students in the door, month after month, can be challenging but effective and engaging martial arts ads can really help bring fresh faces into your school. What makes an ad engaging? There are a lot of variables to consider, when building out your ads. Who do you want to target? How long should the ad be? How can

Nutrition & Lifestyle Habits for Martial Artists

Nutrition is an incredibly important component of high performance. Without proper nutrition, your body won’t be able to grow and get stronger in the long run. Plateaus will hit everyone at some point and a lacking nutritional profile will bring that on much sooner. Although we mention calories below, we’re not going too in-depth with calorie counting or