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Back-to-School Promotions for Martial Arts Schools

Back to school is a pivotal time for students, parents, and business owners. Kids are looking forward to starting a new school year, parents will once again have more time to themselves now that their children will once again be busy with school, and businesses are looking to take advantage of this lucrative annual event.

Through the madness and chaos,

Bruce Lee's Legacy on Martial Arts

On July 20th, we marked the anniversary of a martial arts legend: Bruce Lee. Lee’s impact on the world was immense and, 43 years after his passing, Bruce Lee’s legacy can still be seen everywhere. He inspired an entire generation, on a global level, and his influence transcended martial arts. Dana White, the President of the UFC,

PerfectMind at the 2017 Martial Arts SuperShow

Our team was once again excited to return to the Martial Arts Supershow in Las Vegas; North America’s leading martial arts expo. As a proud Gold Sponsor of this year’s event, we've been a fixture at the Supershow for more than 10 years. This year was the first time we exhibited as PerfectMind, uniting our two brands to

Using Private Lessons to Grow and Improve your Martial Arts School

While most students in North America learn martial arts in classes alongside many other students, there are other ways one can study the arts. Many martial artists you meet in class haven’t been fortunate enough to have a master as a mentor and trainer but private martial arts lessons are a great addition to the warrior’s arsenal.

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Rest Days: Why Rest is an Important Part of Training

Successful training in any physical endeavor requires putting in hard work and then resting. Many people fail to realize that your body’s actually breaking down muscle while working out; rest, sleep and nutrition are what help you build muscle that is stronger than before. This rest period is even more important when the physical acclimation of your muscles and

The Evolution of ChampionsWay

As one of the first software companies working strictly with membership management businesses, ChampionsWay was born from necessity. Developed by a martial arts school owner to solve operational headaches encountered by schools of all sizes, the original MAS (Martial Arts Software) system quickly became a runaway success spurring continuous development of one consolidated system to run attendance, member management, billing,

Prodigal Practitioner: Dealing with a Problem Student

At some point or another, most martial arts masters and instructors will run into a student who will cause problems for the school or for the students attending. One of the most common of these instances is the younger student who distracts the class, due to hyperactivity or attention seeking behavior.

However, kids arent alone in creating issues at a

Introducing the New PerfectMind Point-of-Sale

Flexible, powerful, and responsive, the new PerfectMind point-of-sale makes the checkout process easy and efficient. Whether you own one school or run a franchise with 40 locations, the robust POS 2.0 will change the way your school sells memberships and products.

The new POS has been built from the ground up after numerous consultations and feedback from many of

Using Wordpress to Generate Leads for your Martial Arts School

A martial arts website serves many purposes, but one in particular stands out: a good martial arts website should generate leads on a regular basis. Through search engine optimization, great visuals, and solid lead-generating techniques, a website can be one of your best sources of prospective martial arts students.

Wordpress is the most popular website content management system (CMS) used

On your A-Game: How to Take your Coaching Skills to the Next Level

Quality martial arts instruction and coaching is invaluable for a martial artist who is looking to reach their full potential. Whether you’re focused on martial arts tournaments, forms or fully mastering all of the traditional details of your art, a good martial arts coach can guide and inspire a student.

Martial arts instructors who are looking to improve their

Using Instagram to Promote your Martial Arts School

A solid marketing plan is necessary for schools looking to achieve consistent and sustainable growth. When it comes to modern marketing, social media is increasingly growing as a solid tool for martial arts schools to help promote their classes.

You can’t ignore the power of visuals on social media. According to Buffer, tweets with imagery accumulate 18% more clicks,

New Features Release June 2017

We have developed some great new features that your members and staff are sure to love. The features below have rolled out to BETA users and will roll out to all live users throughout June. Click on thumbnails for expanded views and browse through the help files to learn more about each feature.

Paid in Full: The Risks of Cashout Memberships

Membership pricing structures are a necessity for membership-based businesses such as martial arts schools. Various pricing strategies can be employed, in order to help spur new memberships: drop-in, monthly, semi-annual and annual memberships are commonly found and each type has its own pros and cons.

Cashout memberships are when members pre-pay for a long-term membership, usually for the reason of

Why You Should Host a Martial Arts Camping Trip

Many martial arts schools take their students on trips, whether it’s for out-of-town tournaments or camping trips. These trips can provide many benefits for your school, students, and culture. Camping trips especially should be on every martial arts school’s itinerary. They can be done in a cost-effective manner, it’s affordable for most, and they can serve as

What PerfectMind Clients Should Know About the WannaCry Ransomware Attack

Over the weekend of May 12th, 2017 the WannaCry Ransomware attack was reported in 150 countries, devastating an approximated 150,000 computers. The malware locks a user out of their own computer by encrypting their data until a ransom fee is paid, rendering the user's system useless and inaccessible otherwise.

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The widespread cyberattack affected individuals all over the