Plant a Knowledge Seed in Someone

I can’t remember the first time a knowledge seed was planted within, but there is a favorite memory of being in Mrs. Roofe’s 2nd grade grade class and being a surprise winner of a book reading contest, which really boosted the learning self esteem, and greatly enhanced a love of reading. For the contest, the… Continue reading Plant a Knowledge Seed in Someone

W.W.B.D. What Would Grandpa Bud Do (Part 2)

Continued from Part 1, W.W.B.D. (What Would Grandpa Bud Do) Lesson 7: Sometimes when you do acts of kindness for others, you’re helping them more than you might ever realize, if you happen to realize on some level it’s helping them in a small way, you might be surprised to know just how much. “Any act… Continue reading W.W.B.D. What Would Grandpa Bud Do (Part 2)

Plant a Fitness Seed in Someone

Although a love of fitness and good health has mostly been attributed to my own ego, looking back, the truth is there was luck involved; to be surrounded by many people that planted a fitness seed. Of course there were people seen on television; professional athletes like Kirby Puckett, and martials artists like Jean Claude… Continue reading Plant a Fitness Seed in Someone

Personal Training Tip, The Two Types of Clients

I was having a discussion with one of my old martial arts instructors a few years back (Instructor Dave, mentioned in Tai Chi and Road Rage) and he was giving all sorts of valuable advice, when the discussing came to teaching methods, and how to motivate students. He said there’s only two types of training;… Continue reading Personal Training Tip, The Two Types of Clients