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Will Hargis reviewed Ancient Ways Martial Arts Academy
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If you have kids, I highly recommend enrolling your kids in Ancient ways. The staff at Ancient ways are all great if youre struggling during your training. the Instructors will give you one on one time. With you each instructor has their own teaching style, which all leads up to the same Curriculum . The staff are also very nice and the DoJo is always clean . I also recommend Ancient ways because of How peaceful and positive . Meditation also helps a lot to take my mind off, of all the negatives things outside of training. Also the training is very fun, I have gained a lot of life lessons, that will stick with me . Also the code helps a lot because it teaching Respect, and Discipline etc... Overall I highly recommend Ancient ways . Thank you to Master Brown and Mrs. Tanja and the rest of the instructors, for helping me accomplish my goal .

Ang Greil reviewed Ancient Ways Martial Arts Academy
5
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Ancient Ways changed my life and the way I view myself and the rest of the world. Being a martial artist gave me confidence, humility, and patience (along with so much more) in a way that nothing else could have. I am forever grateful for the people I met and the experiences I gained there. Ancient Ways teaches that martial arts is a way of life, and that philosophy will stick with me forever.

Joe Helm reviewed Ancient Ways Martial Arts Academy
5
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You will not find a more personal satisfying experience in martial arts than Ancient Ways. Master Brown injects enthusiasm and confidence in students young and old. He programs a belief system into each student that forces them to trust in themselves and their current and future abilities. It positively affects every aspect of your life. My time with Master Brown is held in the same regards as going to college and starting a career as both benefitted from the philosophical teachings that came from his studio. It's not just weapons and kicking and punching... it's a life confidence tool.

Eddie Dufour reviewed Ancient Ways Martial Arts Academy
5
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All of the staff are amazing. They take great pride in teaching all the students. My granddaughter is so excited to go every Monday and Tuesday.

Lillie Ponder reviewed Ancient Ways Martial Arts Academy
5
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Excellent teaching of Martial Arts. One of the most positive teaching schools I've ever seen. Master Brown's teaching technique is above and beyond. The respect and postivity he teaches shows thru his students from children to adults.
I am very thankful that I found this Martial Arts School. Trust me, I did my homework to find a school that would fit the needs of my son. Ancient Ways is definitely the right choice!

Kahla Zeimis reviewed Ancient Ways Martial Arts Academy
5
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Ancient ways is a very enjoyable and fun place. You have fun as you learn. Now don't get me wrong class can be tough and exhausting at times. However, when you leave you feel energized, refreshed, and feel like a new person. Not only do you gain new skills but you also gain a family. Everyone there is very nice and supportive. For instance, I told Master Brown that I may not be able to sign up for another year since we're planning on purchasing a house. This is his response "Keep me in the loop and if you guys need help, I have an army of people happy to help you move, paint and whatever needs doing" Awesome place 100%

Lucy Ochoa reviewed Ancient Ways Martial Arts Academy
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This is a great place to take your kids if you want them to do Martial Arts.Everyone is so friendly and you just feel like your at home !! My son really enjoys it and loves it !!

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Like many people these days, I’ve sought video entertainment from Youtube. You may not know it, but I am a HUGE detective novel fan and love the old black and white Noir detective films and many are out there in full. You probably know that when you watch one thing, other things automatically get recommended by Youtube. In my case, I began to see a lot of shows pop up about how some cold cases were solved decades later thanks to medical science. Fascinating stuff of course and we should all be thankful that science has made such an impact on law enforcement, bringing closure to families and taking killers off the street.

As is typical of me though, I began thinking of the situations in a different tense. Instead of solving murders, how best can we prevent future ones?

I was a lifeguard for many years and our best days were the ones we were never forced to get wet. If I am a good lifeguard, I’ll prevent issues from ever getting to a point where I need to enter the water. I might use my whistle to warn people heading into a bad current. I would often bring parent’s attention to their child wandering into deeper water. Frequently we had to stop kids from jumping off the collapsing pier, with rocks underneath. My favorite was to teach someone to be a better swimmer so they are safer for the rest of their life.

So, I’m watching this one show where they solved a 20 year old cold case. The victim was a perfect high school graduate, and now a coed in the local college. She was loved by everyone, top in her class, cheerleader, singer, played 3 instruments in orchestra, ran track, class favorite, great dancer, perfect daughter and friend to all. Brutally murdered and the killer living scot free for 2 decades.

Her family had invested so much into this girl. From when she was first born until the day of her death, they groomed her and made sure she got whatever education they thought she might need. She had music lessons, dance lessons, probably some academic tutoring, voice lessons, athletic coaching and yet, they missed the one bit of training that may have helped prevent her murder.

Now I’m not saying if she had been in martial arts it would have saved her life. What I am saying is that it might have increased her percentage chance of survival. Even a martial artist can be attacked from behind or be subdued with a gun, knife or blunt weapon. But if we are going to be put into a situation where we must fight to survive, if we have trained to fight to survive, then the situation is less alien to us and we will have a better chance of really fighting to survive.

All those other things we teach our kids are kind of pointless if they can’t survive to adulthood to pursue their dreams and passions. Having a great jump shot, pitching arm, pirouette, high dive, field goal kick or musical talent is great, but they are all secondary to learning how to survive. What will our children encounter in the coming years? We can’t know for certain, but I know…I’ve covered all the bases I could with mine.