LATEST POST

Marketing Your Martial Arts School to Local Schools

Since 2015, Black Belt Karate Studio of Racine has partnered with several elementary schools to teach a four-week Karate Fundraiser after school, and the elementary school and PTA keep 100 percent of the proceeds. Students participate in character development lessons, while also having fun, exercising and learning martial arts. Programs are being held at Olympia…

Continue Reading →→→

NFL Players Bully Fans Just in Time for National Bullying Prevention Month

October is National Bullying Prevention month and there is no more clear example of rampant, unrepentant bullying than NFL players refusing to stand for the national anthem. John Graden, the author of Stop Any Bully: A Family Plan for Taking Action is takingim at NFL Players in this editorial. Bullies throw their weight around to…

Continue Reading →→→

The REAL Truth About the After-School Business 

DCF Worker Attacked While Trying to Rescue Child. 11 Area Day Cares Have Violated DCF Transportation Protocol. Westside Ends Popular After-School Program. After-School Operator Say Rules “Unfair.” Authorities Say Otherwise. DCF Accused of Phoning it in. 9 Investigates: DCF daycare exemptions in Florida As you can see from this handful of recent headlines, the DCF…

Continue Reading →→→

Martial Arts Instructors, How Do You Answer This Question?

When speaking with the media, or a prospect, it’s important to have your sound bites memorized. Here is a key point though. You want to make sure your sound bite is unique from other schools. For instance, the reporter asks, “What can you tell me about USA Karate?” You answer, “We teach more than just kicking…

Continue Reading →→→

How to Get Media Coverage for Your Martial Arts School

Share and comment below. This is an excerpt from my new edition of The Art of Marketing without Marketing. Nothing is more powerful than the media for elevating your business above your competitors. I’ve been working and pitching the media for decades. I’ve had my own TV show, published a national magazine, and have been…

Continue Reading →→→

The Market is Hot for Self-Defense

  Corporations are paying thousands for Active Shooter training because they can get sued by employees for not providing them. Would you have any idea how to teach one if you got the call? Families want Self-Defense, Anti-Bully, Anti-Abduction, and Teen Safety programs without belts, bowing or long term programs. When marketing your self-defense program,…

Continue Reading →→→

10 Questions to Help Evaluate Your After-School Program

With recent instances of an after-school program shutting down due to compliance issues and the death of a 3-year child left in a van at an Orlando facility, we’ve recruited some expert assistance to help owners running martial arts after-school programs to get a deeper under While many gurus promote After-School Program Systems as an…

Continue Reading →→→

martial arts after school system

Martial Arts After-School Programs – The Hype. The Profits. The Pitfalls.

  Visit the MATA After-School Program System Page WARNING! Beware the lure of those hawking the “easy profits” of an after-school program. History has shown that state laws and their enforcement are more powerful than a Joe Lewis sidekick or a “know it all” upstart. MATA has been working with Tim McCahan since early 2016…

Continue Reading →→→

How 2 Schools Got Sued For Over $1-million

Could This Be The Accidental Death of Your School? Imagine teaching an everyday, normal class with no crazy cardio demands or dangerous drills. Suddenly a seemingly healthy teenager collapses and passes out cold. You call 911. They arrive 11-minutes later (national average response time). The student dies on the way to the hospital. What did…

Continue Reading →→→

[video_embed name=””]

Continue Reading →→→

Page 1 of 19