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December 23, 2018

A Negative Review About Alamo Ranch Martial Arts And Our Response

You are probably wondering why would you post a negative review on your blog? Well, I think it's important that we are transparent about who we are for and who…
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November 24, 2018

Are you as distracted as your child?

ARE YOU AS DISTRACTED AS YOUR CHILD? A common reason parents enroll their kids is to get them off the iPad, tv, or you tube.  Even though we (parents) never…
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November 21, 2018

Why Do You Ask For A 60 Day Notice To Cancel At Alamo Ranch Martial Arts?

Why a 60 day notice to cancel? Why do we ask for a 60 day notice to cancel? This is a common question I hear all the time before any…
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November 20, 2018

What Makes A Great Martial Arts Instructor?

WHAT IS A GREAT INSTRUCTOR? I believe that a great instructor must first be dedicated to a life of personal development and professionalism.  These are the building blocks.  They come…
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November 16, 2018

The Kids Work Ethic Crisis

THE KID’S WORK ETHIC CRISIS: Some people call it the wussification of America, some call it entitlement, some parents call it lazy. Whatever your definition is, hard work is not…
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November 12, 2018

The Philosophy Behind Alamo Ranch Martial Arts

Nearly every day of the year I am thinking about a more evolved martial arts curriculum to push forward.  What I grew up learning, has become stale and is no…
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November 9, 2018

8 Reasons Why I Chose Martial Arts As A Career

Teaching martial arts as a career was a job choice even my parents doubted. I had a choice to make after I received my degree in Psychology from UTSA. Go…
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November 8, 2018

Sometimes the problem isn’t kids, sometimes it’s the parents…

IS THERE A COLLAPSE IN PARENTING? Would you agree that our American families are facing a crisis of authority, the majority are overweight, out of shape mentally and suffering because…
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November 1, 2018

How we teach at Alamo Ranch Martial Arts

THE PRAISE PROBLEM I do believe in positive reinforcement and showing kids we are proud of them and appreciate their behavior.  However, dishing out lavish reward and empty praises for…
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October 29, 2018

Martial Arts Is A Screen Free Activity- Here’s how

A SCREEN FREE ACTIVITY Five out of five parents of kids 10 years and younger stressed the importance of childhood play and a concern that TV, computers, iPads and cell…
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October 26, 2018

What Makes Alamo Ranch Martial Arts Different??

What Makes Alamo Ranch Martial Arts Different? The hub of the martial arts experience and a success always comes down to the instructor.  Does he have empathy to truly get…
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October 25, 2018

No one deserves to get bullied.

NO ONE DESERVES TO BE BULLIED, EVER! I was reading an article the other day about bullying.  What is interesting is that the article gets a point of view from…
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October 24, 2018

Kids Weapon Of Mass Destruction

4 Weapons of Mass Distraction For Today's Martial Arts Students. We love them, kids are depending on them, and they are not going away .. .. Digital Devices.  Does your…
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October 23, 2018

7 Steps To Finding The Right Martial Arts School

FIND A MARTIAL ARTS SCHOOL WITH THESE 7 STEPS Most parents know that martial arts can be a great influence on their kids.  No one goes to a soccer coach…
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October 22, 2018

Habits Of Alamo Ranch Martial Arts Instructors

HABITS OF ALAMO RANCH MARTIAL ARTS INSTRUCTOR As an instructor, coach, and guide, we believe our role to be a part of our students’ journey.  This means allowing the student…
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October 22, 2018

What does a student and instructor relationship look like?

WHAT DOES A STUDENT AND INSTRUCTOR RELATIONSHIP LOOK LIKE? I believe this relationship can be one of the deepest and meaningful relationships a person can develop besides family in life. …
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October 18, 2018

The Great Parent Give- In

THE GREAT PARENT GIVE-IN So you are at H.E.B., getting groceries with very little time to go home for dinner.  Not only that, there are about five other parents behind…
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October 16, 2018

Do you struggle with any of these as a parent?

THE CRYER, THE JUMPER, THE TALKER, THE SPOILED . . . I was teaching some fairly new students the other day and had a very interesting mix in class.  What…
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October 14, 2018

An Alamo Ranch Martial Arts Guide-

What is a blackbelt guide? Hey, Geno Guevara here, If you notice, the title I use “guide” instead of blackbelt Instructor.  You might think that they are the same, but…
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October 13, 2018

Alamo Ranch Martial Arts = Transformational Program

MARTIAL ARTS = TRANSFORMAT When parents come into our school, most are looking for or want more discipline, focus, or listening skills.  I have never heard a parent ask me…
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October 12, 2018

What is the best age to start martial arts training?

WHAT IS THE BEST AGE TO START MARTIAL ARTS TRAINING?   I've had a parent call asking if she could start her 2 year old son? If you are like…
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October 10, 2018

What do Mother’s look for at Alamo Ranch Martial Arts?

WHAT DO MOTHER’S WANT FROM A MARTIAL ARTS SCHOOL? 80% of inquiries of our martial arts program come from Moms. 95% of mothers say the crucial element that keeps them…
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October 9, 2018

The “Secret” Of The Karate Kid

THE “SECRET” OF KARATE KID- More than just kicking and punching. As a Karate Kid fan, it has been fun seeing the movie from a parents’ perspective rather than a…
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October 7, 2018

Family Chores Part Of Martial Arts Training? Yes!!

FAMILY CHORES = MARTIAL ARTS TRAINING     YES, chores (family contributions) build character.  Since character building is what we focus on at  Alamo Ranch Martial Arts, we believe in…
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October 6, 2018

The Mind Of A Alamo Ranch Martial Arts Instructor

How does a martial arts instructor view his students? I think this is a great question and reveals an instructors beliefs systems and ultimately how he treat his students. In…
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October 5, 2018

The Heart Of A Master Instructor

WHY I TEACH THE WAY I TEACH At ALAMO RANCH MARTIAL ARTS...    Parents often ask why I teach the way I teach.  When parents inquire about karate lessons at…
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October 4, 2018

What Is The 3 Week Martial Arts?

What is the the Alamo Ranch Martial Arts 3 Week Challenge? I am going to answer 3 commonly asked questions that will cover everything you need to know. What EXACTLY…
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October 3, 2018

What is the “Respect Effect?” at Alamo Ranch Martial Arts?

Respect is the foundation of our martial arts program... This is the first goal in our program.  Reinforcing a life long habit of showing respect.  We do this in a…
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September 20, 2018

3 Week Martial Arts Challenge

Welcome To Alamo Ranch Martial Arts! Home Of the FREE 3 Week Martial Arts Character Transformation Martial Arts Challenge We are the only martial arts school that believes so much…
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July 31, 2018

5 Simple Ways To Keep Your Kids Active This Summer

5 Simple Ways To Keep Your Kids Active This Summer Summer doesn’t have to mean boring for your kids. You don’t have to spend money either to let them have…
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July 31, 2018

Martial Arts Or Gymnastics: Which One Should I Choose?

The other day, I was talking to some parents and they were deciding between enrolling their children in martial arts or gymnastics.  I do agree that it is important to…
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July 31, 2018

Why don’t you teach Jiu-Jitsu, Competition Classes or MMA at Alamo Ranch Martial Arts?

Why don’t you teach Jiu-Jitsu, Competition Classes or MMA at Alamo Ranch Martial Arts? Call around town and most schools offer what I call multiple disciplines within their school.  They teach…