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A study of claims reported to Markel's Martial Arts program found that inadequate supervision may result in an increased number of injuries and claims.

Tips to reduce injuries:

Some claims, such as those caused by horseplay, can be easily prevented. Some of the examples of preventative measures can include, among other things, establishing a supervision policy that makes staff accountable for class activity and holds students accountable for horseplay. Communicate, to students and parents, potential outcomes of failing to comply with a "no horseplay" rule, including expulsion from your program. Your policy may also need to address sparring, for example, requiring that students of similar size and abilities are paired as sparring partners.

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Do you own a martial arts school and need some new ideas to keep your classes exciting? Are you a passionate martial artist who wants to diversify your training at home? Do you simply enjoy learning about new styles of martial arts? Whatever the case may be, MADrills is the subscription service for you. You can even get 50% off your first six months RIGHT NOW with the code MAD50. Keep reading to check out some of the best drills on the site!

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Doing something for the first time is always stressful. It's a normal concern. We are taking a risk which leaves us feeling vulnerable and the weight of figuring out how to try something for the first time can lead us to procrastinate and never actually do the thing we want.

Hopefully these few tips can relieve the unnecessary pressure we create for ourselves.
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As the world continues to "shrink" and feel smaller through technological innovations in communication and travel, our world also seems to be more divided than ever before. Our culture now teaches us to be "followers" and "subscribers" to content, that in turn guides many people's thoughts, and affects how they interact with the world around them on daily basis. Ultimately, in a time of such uncertainty and division, our focus and efforts should be placed directly on building and developing leaders, not followers. In order to do this in a modern world, and cut through all the chatter and digital content, we must look back to a time tested, traditional approach to building leaders.

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