Tag Archives: Martial arts

How to Improve Customer Relationships

As a martial arts school teacher, running a school can be difficult. You have a lot of responsibilities. You manage a lot of people. Your mind is full of things to think about and it seems that the only rest you get is sleep. But these things don’t matter because you have this goal to succeed, to make your school ...

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Let’s get Viral: Marketing by Online Video

Are you looking for more ways to market your martial arts school? Then why not make a video and post it on the internet? Sure, it means more work, but the impact of videos in our current day and age is huge. With the rise of the internet, everybody can post videos. It doesn’t need to have a high production ...

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Advice for Wannabe Martial Arts Business Owners

Some people can be passionate when it comes to martial arts and business. At first, every start up entrepreneur is excited for his vision, a little bit scared, but willing to do everything to make his dreams a reality. A problem I see in this is that, it’s emotional, and when we’re emotional, we sometimes neglect some of the important ...

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How to Stop Micromanaging

Micromanaging is defined as the act of controlling everything, even the smallest detail. If you think this is some sort of godlike ability, it’s not. This is what your manager does when he keeps popping up in your booth and asking “what are you doing?” or “aren’t you finished with the papers yet?” If you’re a martial arts master, I’m ...

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How to Have Great Meetings

Let’s face it, meetings have the charisma of a of kitchen rag. But unappealing as they can be, they are a necessity in the business world. A team, which I assume you have, requires face to face communication. Meetings are excellent opportunities for everyone to voice their opinions and work out some misunderstandings between each other. Although meetings can present ...

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How to Communicate Like a Winner

Focus is not bad, but too much of it can be damaging. Let’s take for example a focused master of a martial arts school. His eyes are on a prize, too set in on the goal at hand. But he becomes this blunt person who doesn’t think twice on what he says just to get the job done. I’m talking ...

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Why You Should Advertise on Facebook

Martial arts business owners and masters have a lot of roles to fulfill when managing and operating a school. One of them, is also a marketer and an advertiser. If today, you are still ignoring the millions of users that visit social media sites like Facebook and Twitter, then you are denying yourself of potential customers that can increase your ...

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How to Get Positive Customer Feedback

It feels good when you hear other people say good things about you. This is about your personal reputation. But when people talk about your about your martial arts school, what they’re discussing is your company’s integrity. One of the best kinds of advertising is by word-of-mouth, mostly because it’s honest and will not cost you a single dollar. The ...

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The Awakening

Click the link to listen to the podcast: http://www.martialartsbusinessmagazine.com/the-awakening.mp3 Good afternoon, my fellow Americans and those listeners throughout the world and welcome to another edition of martialartsbusinessmagazine.com. This was an interesting article, I was going back through some old publication that I had done. This one was in International Martial Arts Journal that was found in February at 1989, a ...

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How to Negotiate

Negotiating is a part of life. In the martial arts business world, we must also learn how to fight to have the advantage in terms of negotiating. Having the upper hand is always important, whether it’s talking to your employees about a raise or to a middle man where about merchandise, or when you are talking to parents about tuition ...

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