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Master Palacios ATA Martial Arts


Posted: July 18, 2019

Discipline – “To Obey What is Right”

 Sabrina Ott

 January 15, 2018

Women and Martial Arts

Posted: May 25, 2019

Martial arts have such a wide range of benefits, from increased physical strength to enhanced focus. The pros of learning these crafts are apparent for all ages and genders. However, an increasing number of women are racking up their belts and pursuing what used to be a male-dominated sport.

The Hairpin interviewed Denise Williams, the former head sensei of the Women's Center Karate Club in New York City. She said that women weren't typically welcome in the dojo in the 1970s when she began practicing martial arts, inspiring her to join one of the only all-female locations in the city when crime was at an all-time high. In these classes, women were taught to defend themselves, as well as trust their instincts when a situation doesn't seem safe. Here are a few reasons women should consider taking part in martial-arts training:

You learn self-defense

Emotional Intelligence. Study demonstrated that self-control predicted success better than IQ, socioeconomic status, and family environment.

Posted: May 25, 2019

How to Strengthen Your Child’s Emotional Intelligence


Communication: Master Palacios ATA Martial Arts - 4 Levels: Look, Listen, Talk and Lead

Posted: May 25, 2019

There are 7 C’s of effective communication which are applicable to both written as well as oral communication. These are as follows:

Completeness - The communication must be complete. It should convey all facts required by the audience. The sender of the message must take into consideration the receiver’s mind set and convey the message accordingly. A complete communication has following features:

Self Control - New Years Resolutions - Start Strong - Finish Stronger!

Posted: May 25, 2019

Establishing Life Skills to Help at School, Work and In Training

Think of you Songahm journey as a car trip and you are the driver.  To stay on the path to a black belt or World Champion title, you need to control the vehicle, keeping on the road and adjusting your speed to make it around curves, up hills and around any other obstacles you find in your way.  Just like controlling that steering wheel and accelerator, controlling the various aspects of your life is a skill that will keep you headed in the right direction on your Songahm journey and will help you reach your destination as an ATA student.  From governing your personal habits to the way you deal with others, self-control in your actions is a sure way to achieve your goals.  Here are nine steps you can take to find the control that will get you where you want to go. 

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