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 Karate, Tae-Kwon-Do, MMA, etc. Teaching multiple disciplines is not a bad thing. The question I get asked is WHY DON’T I?
When I first opened my school, I knew that I wanted a kid-friendly school that was known for character-development and expert martial arts. Everything we do revolves around personal development at home, school, and at karate. When I started introducing competition classes, jiu-jitsu, and MMA, our level of service dropped in character-development. It was moving us away from what we were known for. The very concept that allowed us to touch the hearts and minds of our students, started becoming watered down. I then decided to eliminate those classes and focus on who we are. Does what we do make us better than other schools? No, but it does make us different. We won’t focus on competition, we don’t teach MMA, or even jiu-jitsu. What we do is strive to build confidence and discipline. We focus on this every class, every day, every month, every year. That is who we are! BETTER? MAYBE. DIFFERENT? ABSOLUTELY.