Keeping Your Students Excited with Your Online Program

You have done an amazing job getting your virtual classes off the ground. But there’s a problem. Most online exercise classes experience huge drop out rates after 30 days. Why? Because students aren’t able to measure how much they have improved and they lose interest. This is why products like Peloton are such a huge success. They not only provide …

Applying for an SBA Disaster Relief Loan — What You Need To Know

Everyone has been affected by what’s been happening over the last couple weeks. School owners are having to radically transform their businesses and are wondering if they are going to be able to make it through the Coronavirus pandemic with their business intact. People are worried not only about themselves but also about their employees who rely on them.  To …

20/20 Armor’s Partner Skillz Presents “At-Home Training” Instruction For All Ages

All martial arts school owners are looking for resources to deal with the Coronavirus pandemic. If you are unable to train at your dojang it becomes possible that parents will freeze their payments. One of the great insights leaders in the martial arts industry have had is the necessity of coming up with plans for at home training.  Not only …

AT-HOME TRAINING BY 20/20 ARMOR PARTNER SKILLZ: LESSON #4: Momentum For 10-14 Year Olds

Section 1: Ultimate Warm-ups  Arms: Advanced super slides across the ground – You will drag your body down the floor using only one arm. Legs: Advanced plyos across the ground – You will jump down the floor without putting your foot down.    Abs: Shrimps across the ground – You will slide your body, turning it to one side pushing with your feet and …

AT-HOME TRAINING BY 20/20 ARMOR PARTNER SKILLZ: LESSON #1: Dexterity For 10-14 Year Olds

Section 1: Static Warm-ups  Arms: Hold super man push-up position for 10 seconds – Raise your body off the ground using your palms and the balls of your feet, keeping your feet, hips, and head aligned; and then you will extend one arm in front of your, keeping your arm parallel to the ground. Legs: Hold single leg squat position for …

INVESTING IN YOUR SUCCESS

We believe we are successful only when you are successful. Keeping in line with that philosophy, we hired our first head of customer success Mr. Joseph Nguyen. His goal is simple: make sure you get your Return On Investment on your 20/20 Armor purchase.

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20/20 Armor Releases revolutionary app, changing the reality of martial arts

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Jan. 31st, 2020 20/20 Armor, the leader in electronic training gear for martial arts, released their revolutionary “In Game Reality” App today granting the wish of millions of young martial artists and giving them the chance to be a character in their own video game.  What is “In Game Reality?”  “In Game Reality” transports martial artists into …

WHY ISN’T RECRUITING NEW STUDENTS ALWAYS THIS EASY?!

“Every year there is a sport registration event in Whitecourt and we rarely get to sign up any new students on the spot. This September we registered six new students directly because of their interest in 20/20 Armor,” says Master Jeremy Wilhelm, 38, 6th Dan of Whitecourt Taekwondo. “There are several reasons why six is such a huge number for …

20/20 ARMOR ANNOUNCES DISTRIBUTION DEAL WITH AKROSS CANADA

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE NEWS PROVIDED BY 20/20 ARMOR Jan. 23, 2019, 2:30 ET 20/20 Armor, the leader in electronic training systems for martial arts, announced today that they have signed a contract to make Akross Canada their first official distributor.  Akross Canada was founded by former Taekwondo athletes for Taekwondo athletes and is renowned for the excellence of their products …

Why aren’t all tournaments like this?

“My students got the same amount of tournament experience from one 20/20 Armor event as they would have gotten if they participated in four traditional tournaments,” says TKD Keflavik Head Coach Master Helgi Rafn Gudmundsson. “That’s not an exaggeration. Have you ever been to a tournament where each kid was in four sparring matches, a poomsae competition and a speed …

Make sure your students come back after the Holidays

My name is Scott Granger and I’m head of Sales for 20/20 Armor. I was a school owner for a few years before getting into the martial arts supply business. It was about this time of the year that the dojang started feeling empty. I had this overwhelming need to populate the mats even though most of my students and …

2020 ARMOR ANNOUNCES FUNDING FOR A TOTAL OF 2.5 M

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:NOVEMBER 7, 2019 TORONTO — 20/20 Armor, the company transforming martial arts into a mainstream professional sport, announced the closing of the third successful investment of $1M round. This round was championed by leAD Sports, the premier sports venture ecosystem inspired by Adi Dassler, founder of Adidas.  20/20 Armor’s total funding has now reached $2.5 million.   Ali Ghafour, …

How 20/20 Was A Game Changer For My School

Master Joseph Santarose, Owner of Rock Solid TKD in Katy, Texas is a successful school owner who trains his students with traditional Taekwondo and travels across the country coaching students and pushing them to do their best. 20/20 Armor has been a game changer at his school as he describes in the above video. He explains how as a coach …

How to choose the right vest sensitivity for your students

With 20/20 Armor we offer 10 difficulty levels in all of our game modes for everyone from beginners to blackbelts. For your students to properly push themselves and improve they need to be on the right difficulty level. How do you find out the proper difficulty level that is appropriate to your students?  Our first tip to finding their level …

20/20 ARMOR “RESALE” STRATEGY

We’ve been talking to school owners about different ways to maximize their profits. We discovered many school owners are using a highly effective ReSale Strategy.  The idea is simple. Say you are an owner and you want to buy 10 20/20 Armor video game scoring vests. You can get these ten vests for $525 a piece as part of a …

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How To Implement 20/20 Without Changing Your Class Structure

You spent a lot of time making sure that your school is a well oiled machine. You love 20/20 Armor but don’t want to change the structure of your classes. After all, why change something if it’s already working?  We come across this question a lot when we are dealing with bigger, well established schools.  This article will give you …

Play Halo’s “Oddball” with 20/20 Armor

Genesis Martial Arts is one of the founding schools behind the Midwest Taekwondo League. The Midwest Taekwondo League is the first martial arts league in the world to spar exclusively with 20/20 Armor and is spreading like wildfire throughout the United States. Genesis are known for their creativity, ingenuity and passion for the sport. They also, as the name indicates, …

20/20 Armor Tips: Make The Most Out Of Your Demos

The founders of 20/20 Armor are school owners with six schools and over 2000 students. We build our products to help school owners succeed. We know how important it is to get expert advice. We are lucky to have an incredibly active social community full of professional athletes, experienced coaches and successful school owners.  We want to use this incredible …

20/20 ARMOR TIPS: TRIAL CONVERSION MASTERY

20/20 Armor has an incredibly active social community full of professional athletes, experienced coaches and successful school owners. To date we have over 12,000 followers across all of our social media platforms.  We want to use this incredible resource to provide our customers with advice that will help make your school more successful, your practice more fulfilling and connect you …

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IN HOUSE TOURNAMENT 101

Running your own in-house events can be a highly effective way to increase student retention, promote student camaraderie, and bring in new student referrals. This step by step guide will help you create this new revenue stream, keep your students happier longer, and offer insight into how you can create a sustainable in-house tournament structure by walking you through the …

20/20 GAMING STATION

The whole experience of a tournament can be ruined by long wait times between events. We’ve all been there. The yellow belts and green belts are running around the hallways making noise. Trying to go under the bleachers. Or they’re complaining to their parents. You feel the pressure. Because if they don’t enjoy their experience they might not come back …

20/20 WEEKLY CLASS BLUE PRINT

WEEKLY CLASS BLUEPRINT To help school owners, 20/20 Armor has put together a blueprint for how to run your own 20/20 Armor themed classes. These classes will offer you new streams of revenue and new levels of excitement for your students as you use 20/20 Armor to provide classes like they’ve never experienced before.This step by step process will provide …

20/20 Visionary: Anthony Cappello

In 2019, 20/20 Armor embarked on a search for individuals who excelled not only as athletes but as people who genuinely inspire us. “We were looking for remarkable people,” says 20/20 Armor CEO Ali  Ghafour, “people who represent the values of respect, competition, and love of Taekwondo that inspire us in our mission to elevate the sport. We’re calling these …

The Rise of the Midwest Taekwondo League Powered By 20/20 Armor

His students at American Taekwondo in Brookfield, Wisconsin call him Master Vorpahl. At some point in the future, we suspect the world will know Aaron Vorpahl as the “Vince McMahon” of Taekwondo. Master Vorpahl was an early adopter of 20/20 Armor, getting his first recreational electronic chest guards in the summer of 2018. Vorpahl started wondering how he could push …

The current state of Taekwondo, and how the sport needs to evolve; Through the eyes of a World Champion.

Written By: Yvette Yong- 20/20 Armor’s Athlete Ambassador. Canadian Olympic Team Hopeful and 12x National Team Member, #1 World Ranking WTF Taekwondo, and 2x World Military Champion. WHERE HAS THE FIGHT IN FIGHTING GONE? Let’s go back to 1999 when I first set foot into my Taekwondo club and watched in awe as two fighters went head to head exchanging fast and …

How 20/20 Armor Energy Scoring Reduces Idle Time, Improves Fairness and Engages Spectators Longer

We have talked about how 20/20 Armor’s energy scoring improves taekwondo by rewarding power techniques and combinations, there are 3 more very important benefits to this system of fighting: Every match and every round in a match is dramatic – which engages spectators There will be less idle time – making the fights more energetic Referees can never decide the match – making …