Finding Your Feet

Doug TjadenEducate, Principles0 Comments

There are many reasons why only one out of ten thousand people who begin martial arts training obtain their black belt. One of them is that good instructors relentlessly drill their students until they “find their feet.” That is because unless you are solid and balanced on your feet, nothing else that follows matters. Now… there is a life principle worth understanding.

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What to Expect from DougTjaden.com

Doug TjadenCommunicate, Principles0 Comments

Because I am just getting started, I want to set expectations on what you will receive when an update lands in your inbox. I understand that it is not pleasant to expect one thing and get something entirely different. In fact, I have a formula that I use to define it. It will help you understand why this is the topic of my second post…Read More

It’s Time to Get Back in the Saddle

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Lord knows (and many of you do too) that this isn’t my first rodeo when it comes to blogging. I have blogged before, and even dabbled with dougtjaden.com two years ago.  At that time I felt it was premature, and sure enough I stopped blogging after a few months. Something was missing and I didn’t want to just write for the sake of exercising my fingers. So, what has changed? More than I can even begin to explain, but I’ll try…Read More