Whitney Donaldson

43 posts

How Much Does Martial Arts Insurance Cost?

Business insurance is an important part of all businesses. There are far too many risk factors that could bring your school down to do business without it. For martial arts schools, there are a number of factors to consider that are unique to your industry. Its important to be well-informed, before making the decision on which provider or coverage

Martial Arts Success and Integrity

Many business people follow the adage, the end justifies the means. True success in business isnt easy and, due to capitalistic mindsets, many do whatever it takes to get ahead. Integrity is an integral part of business that not everyone follows. That being said, the martial arts are rooted in integrity. Without integrity, martial arts can merely become combative

[Webinar] The 8 Phases of Bully Management

Webinar Overview

Parents are always looking for ways to help prevent bullying in their kids lives. Your school can take advantage of the opportunity. With a well-planned bully management program, you can increase enrollments, engage more students and help put an end to bullying.

Join Master Tommy Lee of East Coast Martial Arts and the iconic Dave Young, Director of

5 Socially Conscious Martial Arts Professionals

There are few disciplines as inherently socially good as traditional martial arts. While some non-martial artists may mistakenly think of martial arts as only aggressive, the majority of martial arts value peace, respect and self-defense. With respect playing such a large role in martial arts, it’s easy to see why martial artists tend to be very socially conscious people.

Do Martial Arts Help Children with ADHD?

Martial arts help teach many valuable lessons and skills to students. Self-discipline, humility, perseverance, and mental fortitude are just a few of the many great things they teach. The American Psychiatric Association says that 5 percent of American children have ADHD attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. This means that, in a class of 20 students, youll have an average of

Fall Events to Boost Memberships at Martial Arts Schools

Its important to do all you can to keep the excitement buzzing around your school, so memberships are coming in all the time. An easy way to do this is to make sure youre active during the different seasonal occasions. No matter the holiday or time of year, there is always something your school can do to get

[Webinar] 3 Simple Steps to 100 Students

Webinar Overview

Wouldn't it be great to easily grow your martial arts school to 100 students? Every business is searching for the secrets to attract potential students, conduct relevant and engaging classes, and keep students coming back for more. But how? On Thursday September 3rd, Rich Grogan, Founder of Grogan's Academy of Martial Arts is going to show you how

Teaching Martial Arts Discipline

Martial arts are deeply rooted in discipline. The successful study of martial arts involves an incredible amount of self-discipline to accomplish. Additionally, many martial arts come from traditional Eastern philosophies that emphasize respect and self-control. The pursuit of a black belt - which should never be the ultimate goal - is an ambitious one and self-discipline is required to achieve

New Features Release August 2015


We are proud to announce the biggest feature release in ChampionsWay history. The ChampionsWay development team has been hard at work this month to bring you features specifically designed with your school in mind. Our vision is to help you manage and grow your school and these features will help every step of the way. The features will be released

Switching from Excel to Cloud-Based Martial Arts Software

Excel can be a powerhouse of a tool. Designed as a spreadsheet application, its robust features and functions make it an application that nearly everyone knows and is used by many. However, while Excel has the capability of accomplishing many different tasks, there are better ways to manage your business. Here we break down some of the reasons why a

[Webinar] Local SEO: How to Rank in Surrounding Areas

Webinar Overview

One of the most common SEO questions we hear at ChampionsWay is: How can I rank in other towns/cities? Ranking well for nearby locations can help you reach new students. In this webinar, you will learn proven strategies and new approaches to help improve your rankings in surrounding areas.

Jason Kamara, Senior SEO Specialist at ChampionsWay, will

20 Ways to Promote your Martial Arts School

Advertising and promotions have changed quite a bit in the last decade and will be evolving going forward, as well. With a martial arts school, you have many ways to advertise to get new students. Whether it’s guerrilla marketing or a more traditional form of marketing, you’ll have to make sure your martial arts school marketing is done

New Calendar Release August 2015

We are excited to announce the latest features and updates to the PerfectMind Calendar software. We hope you enjoy them! 

The New Calendar    

Below are the latest features and updates to the PerfectMind calendar software. We hope you enjoy them!  Do you often think to yourself:

  • I wish I could create a calendar event more

The Key to Writing a Successful Martial Arts Business Plan

Many people who start a business think they can wing it without any business plan. While this can be possible, it puts your business at a large disadvantage. A well thought-out business plan can be the difference in whether your business succeeds or shuts down after a year or two. It takes you from the resources you currently have to

Understanding the Need for Martial Arts Billing

Your time is precious and so is your staff’s. Automated martial arts billing is one of the details in a school’s operations that can easily get overlooked. Sure, manual billing can spear to be cheaper, upon first glance, and might even seem to be working for you, if you have a new school that only has about ten