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Running your First Martial Arts Tournament As a School

Hosting a martial arts tournament can provide many benefits for your school. The gathering of students builds and strengthens the martial arts community in your region, which helps students from multiple schools stay engaged and motivated. Tournaments are also excellent opportunities for students to test their skills, fitness levels, and knowledge against others who have learned from a different master.

The Latest Science on Flexibility in Martial Arts

Flexibility is a vital part of martial arts training. High levels of flexibility allow taekwondo artists to kick high and jiu-jitsu artists to be highly mobile and efficient, while reducing the risk of injuries for all students. Though most martial arts focus on static stretching due to their respective traditions, the latest science finds that dynamic stretching has significantly more

5 Tips on Choosing a Martial Arts Website

A martial arts website is your school’s official online listing. When a potential student is browsing websites for a martial arts school to join, a well designed website can help consistently boost your student base. Choosing the right website builder can make this a much more manageable task, while also making it easier for your staff members to make

New Feature Release 4.10.7

The PerfectMind development team has been hard at work to bring you features to help attract new members, connect your community and keep your business running efficiently. Click on thumbnails for expanded views and browse through the help files to learn more about each feature.


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How Martial Arts Help Kids Succeed at School

School can be a challenging environment for some students. Kids have to succeed academically, while learning plenty of life lessons, juggling extracurricular activities, and dealing with new challenges they've never faced before.

Martial arts schools can teach many of the skills required to succeed in school. We're not solely looking at academic performance, as conflict avoidance, working well with others,

[Webinar] Opening your Second School: Secrets from a Successful Multi-Location Owner

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Your martial arts school is flourishing and filled with active students. You know it's time to scale your success and you're almost ready to open your second school – but how will you manage twice the number of students and instructors, and multiple locations that are miles apart? Benefit from a successful owner's experience on how to kickstart enrollment

Marketing Mastery: Building a Quality Newsletter

Email marketing should be a central part of your martial arts school’s digital marketing strategy. The most effective email marketing will provide a platform to communicate with your current and prospective students, using engaging content that doesn’t annoy your audience. Martial arts schools can utilize the power of an excellent newsletter to deliver a variety of news and

Preparing Kids for their First Martial Arts Class

Martial arts classes for children can be incredibly valuable for a child’s physical and mental development. While the benefits are significant, some kids may find their first martial arts class very intimidating. The first step in preparing your child for their first martial class is to take your time to source the right school and instructors for your son

Creating Student Appreciation Events while Driving Martial Arts Leads

Being a martial arts student isn’t always easy. Many students juggle school, work, and family, to find the time to train in their chosen martial art. It can be hard for some students to stay motivated through the entirety of their training but there are many things you can do to keep your students engaged, even when their motivation

New Feature Release 4.10.6

In this latest release, we’re excited to bring you new features and many improvements to the PerfectMind platform. The features below are rolling out to BETA users and will continue rolling out to all live users in the coming weeks. Click on the thumbnails for expanded views and browse through the help files to learn more about each feature.

Scaling Class Sizes for your Students

Class sizes are an integral factor for martial arts schools, for many reasons. For one, the size of the class can negatively correlate with the quality of instruction. Having multiple classes or utilizing teaching assistants will also mean higher labor costs, decreasing your short-term profits. The availability of instructors is another thing to note, as a lack of instructors can

No Room for Inventory, No Problem

A martial arts pro-shop can be an additional easy-to-manage revenue stream that can make martial arts studios more financially stable, while providing a convenient one-stop shop for your students’ needs. Different martial arts schools will have varying needs and wants from their students in regards to inventory. A Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu school may only need some gis, technical athletic wear, tape,

[Webinar] The Dao of Dojo Systems Development

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As an instructor, you've mastered your martial arts technique – but as a school owner, have you perfected the art of running a dojo? Having a successful business model is built on having the right network of systems in place. With the varying philosophies and approaches, figuring out which systems work best for your school can be an overwhelming

How Cross-training Benefits Martial Artists

Cross-training can be a great tool for any athlete. Training regularly in one discipline can develop specific muscles, which can create imbalances down the road. Cross-training can help build balance in your body, allowing you to practice your martial art for many years, with a lower risk of injury.

Training in multiple fields can also give you other advantages. You

What You Need to Know Before Changing Martial Arts Software

A successful business starts from a top-down approach, where the brand and leadership define other company roles and the overall approach. Management staff of a successful business needs to be communicative, supportive, and should be able to see the bigger picture. These points should ideally lead to happy and empowered staff, with the end goal of a better customer experience.