How 20/20 Armor Saved Sparring Despite Physical Distancing And Got Kids Excited To Learn

For Mr. Ryan Miller, owner of Nebraska ATA Martial Arts, two things are paramount. One: that his students feel safe enough to get back to class. The other is they get the most out of their martial arts education and learn the perseverance and resilience needed to face all the challenges in our changing world. He is excited to report that …

Paycheck Protection Program

Yesterday MAIA Executive Director, Frank Silverman, spoke on the Paycheck Protection Program. He called it the one small business loan you NEED to apply for ASAP to protect your business from COVID-19. You can watch the Facebook live below to get all of his amazing insights. In case you don’t have the time to watch the whole thing we got …

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 …

Live Stream With Dave Kovar March 25th

Our CEO Master Ali Ghafour had the great privelege to sit down with Hanshi Dave Kovar, a true legend in the martial industry to have a frank discussion about the industry today and what you can do to serve your community and mitigate financial losses at your school. The conversation was incredibly positive and Dave Kovar gave great tips on …

PLANNING FOR THE NEXT SIX WEEKS

Martial Arts schools are closing their doors for the next few weeks to keep their community safe from Coronavirus. No one knows how long it’s going to last. But currently Master Duke Lee, of Germantown Martial Arts, is working on strategies to prevent attrition over the next six weeks and hold onto the 15 new students his school attracted the …

March 20th Live Seminar Tony Kook: Coronavirus Strategies #2

We sat down with Master Tony Kook, Friday, March 20th for a discussion about ways to mitigate loss during the Coronavirus epidemic. We had minor technical difficulties so you can only hear Master Tony’s voice, but not see his face. We got tips for actions all school owners should immediately take including: talking to their small business bankers, landlords and …

Best Practices For Creating Live Streams/Videos For Your Online Curriculum

Increasingly Martial Arts Schools are closing down their physical locations for the good of their community. But those communities need those Martial Art Schools to be there when the world returns to normal. The Martial Arts industry are responding with a Blackbelt attitude and creating their own online curriculum to make sure that their students get the teaching they need …

AT-HOME TRAINING BY 20/20 ARMOR PARTNER SKILLZ: LESSON #4: Memory For 5-6 Year Olds

Section 1: Dynamic Warm-ups   Arms: Advanced army crawls up across the ground – You will drag your body across the mat using your forearms, while keeping your feet crossed and off the mat. Legs: Jack in the box walks up across the ground – You will step forward and lower your back knees towards the ground and then stand back up, alternating …

AT-HOME TRAINING BY 20/20 ARMOR PARTNER SKILLZ: LESSON #2: Teamwork For 5-6 Year Olds

Section 1: Active Warm-ups  Arms: Shoulder taps for 10 reps – You will tap your left should with your right hand, and then tap your right shoulder with your left hand. Legs: Beginner squats for 10 reps – You will lower your body into a deep squat position while your arms remain extended in front of you, and then raise your body …

Corona Virus Tips For Your Martial Art Schools

Today our CEO Master Ali Ghafour had a live seminar with Mr. Jonathan Frank, a successful owner with three schools. We had intended to talk about how 20/20 Armor was helping drive retention with his sparring program but instead decided to talk about strategies for dealing with Coronavirus for school owners instead as this is clearly on all of our …