Hero Martial Arts Academy
Hero Martial Arts Academy
6411 FM 2920
My name is Master Josh Arcemont, head instructor of our martial arts school here in Spring. For some time now, we've dedicated our lives to bringing the physical - and spiritual - benefits of martial arts to our community.
Through classes geared for men and women of all ages, shapes and sizes
My formula for Living
A couple of years back, after a black belt test, a young man who was one of the graduates approached me and asked me if I had any advice for him, any "formula for living", as he referred to it based on my life experience ( meaning he thought I was old so I must know something). To tell
Martial Arts SuperShow
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Melody Shuman has over 20 years of experience researching childhood development as it relates to sports, coaching, and parenting. Her first influential development was the creation of the Little Ninja program. Through the years she has re-defined the children’s martial arts market with innovative age-specific curriculums and drills known as SKILLZ, which are currently operating in hundreds of martial arts schools around the world. Soon her strategies will be implemented into other sports including basketball, soccer, golf, and dance.
Melody started training in the martial arts in 1987. She holds a 6th Degree Black Belt in Taekwondo, and has a World Champion title in forms. She also owns a school in St. Petersburg, Florida which is the headquarter school for SKILLZ, Inc.
A good martial artist knows how to dance
A good martial artist knows how to dance. Sensei Benny shared this thought with me two decades ago and it has provided great insight into what we as martial artists do and how we should do it.
Dancing and Martial arts?? Consider ballroom dancers perhaps the winning couple on Dancing with the Stars. They move together effortlessly, sensing each others energies, anticipating where each other is in time and space, executing their movements with rhythm; and they are in a state of psychological Flow focused joyful immersion in the process at hand.
This is the way we should perform all our martial arts whether Kata (which has been likened to dance) or the intricate movements of self-defense, or the various techniques employed in combat in the ring or on the mat.
When you dance with your partner or your opponent you sense his energy and can both anticipate both where he is going as well as guiding him to where you want him to be. This is the beginning of dancing together.
Performing your techniques with a smooth efficient gracefulness requires rhythm and while rhythm comes from within it does require practice. Some fortunate individuals are more sensitive to their intrinsic rhythm then others but ALL can progress with time, practice, and patience. When you perform with rhythm you are energy efficient and therefore you are most effective.
Lastly, when you are dancing you should be in a state that the psychologists call flow total joyous immersion in the process at hand. This places you in harmony with you