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3 days ago

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Awesome message!

5 days ago

Warrior Way

“If you are early, you are on time...”

This topic comes up a lot among Jiu Jitsu instructors and I know some gyms enforce a tardy policy for arriving late to class.

As a high school teacher, it seems 50% of my time is spent dealing with tardies. So much so, that I put this sign up outside of my door for late-comers to see. I didn’t draw attention to it. I simply hung it up one day. Students immediately took its message to heart and looked at punctuality from a different perspective. I wish I could say I noticed a dramatic decrease in tardies. I did not. But, when students come in late they automatically apologize “for being rude” and show a lot more urgency in getting to class.

On and off the mat I have always arrived early to anywhere I had to be. Arriving early grants opportunities to ask questions, to be asked for favors or to help, and simply put, to not miss anything important. More importantly, it sends a silent message that you value where you have to be, the other person’s time, and the work you are doing there. I will argue that if you could possess only one “life skill”, make it being punctual.

By the end of the year, my students have memorized one of my favorite quotes that I often repeat for them:

“If you are early, you are on time. If you are on time, you are late. If you are late, you are forgotten.”

-Professor Angelo
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“If you are early, you are on time...”

This topic comes up a lot among Jiu Jitsu instructors and I know some gyms enforce a tardy policy for arriving late to class. 

As a high school teacher, it seems 50% of my time is spent dealing with tardies.  So much so, that I put this sign up outside of my door for late-comers to see. I didn’t draw attention to it. I simply hung it up one day.  Students immediately took its message to heart and looked at punctuality from a different perspective. I wish I could say I noticed a dramatic decrease in tardies. I did not.  But, when students come in late they automatically apologize “for being rude” and show a lot more urgency in getting to class. 

On and off the mat I have always arrived early to anywhere I had to be. Arriving early grants opportunities to ask questions, to be asked for favors or to help, and simply put, to not miss anything important. More importantly, it sends a silent message that you value where you have to be, the other person’s time, and the work you are doing there. I will argue that if you could possess only one “life skill”, make it being punctual. 

By the end of the year, my students have memorized one of my favorite quotes that I often repeat for them:

“If you are early, you are on time. If you are on time, you are late.  If you are late, you are forgotten.”

-Professor Angelo

 

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Being consistently late for anything means that you do not respect other people’s time—That your time and schedule rise above everyone else’s. I also notice that people who are consistently late make excuses for their lateness-but guess what? No one falls for their lame excuses. It is just disrespectful.

Well Said Professor so true

Do you mind if I steal this for my classroom? 😊❤️

5 days ago

Warrior Way

Thursday May 23rd:

Self Defense Mastery 6-7pm
MMA practice 6-7pm
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6 days ago

Warrior Way

Warrior way will be closed for regularly scheduled classes on Saturday May 25th and Monday May 27th.

Saturday adult open training from 10-Noon.
Sunday Funday 9:30-noon
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Warrior way will be closed for regularly scheduled classes on Saturday May 25th and Monday May 27th.

Saturday adult open training from 10-Noon.
Sunday Funday 9:30-noon

 

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Anyone looking to open roll tomorrow?

6 days ago

Warrior Way

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6 days ago

Warrior Way

Congratulations to Nicholas Shammami on his promotion in Dragon Leg Muay Thai from the legend Matee Tongbua! ... See MoreSee Less

Congratulations to Nicholas Shammami on his promotion in Dragon Leg Muay Thai from the legend Matee Tongbua!

 

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Congratulations Nick!! Well deserved!

Congratulations Nicholas!

Congrats brotha

Congrats Nick!

Good job nick, congratulations

Congrats man!

Awesome Nicholas Shammami!!!! So proud of you!! 💗💗💗👊🏼

Great News! Congrats St. Nick!

Congratulations 🎊🎈 🙏🏻

Congratulations nick!!

Congrats

Congrats!!

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1 week ago

Warrior Way

Congratulations to those students who got promoted this week by Matee Tongbua! ... See MoreSee Less

Congratulations to those students who got promoted this week by Matee Tongbua!Image attachment

 

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Congratulations

Congratulations!!

Congratulations🙏

2 weeks ago

Warrior Way

Thursday May 16: Self Defense Mastery class 6-7 with Prof. Brandon Fracassi-McDaniel and Stuart Lee. ... See MoreSee Less

2 weeks ago

Warrior Way

Mon. 5/13 5-6 pm NoGi Training
In Back Room
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2 weeks ago

Warrior Way

Sorry to share that Avan Bashis opponent did not show up. He currently has until 6:30 to do so however it’s unlikely he will. Sorry to everyone who was coming to support him. If his opponent miraculously shows up I’ll post it here. ... See MoreSee Less

 

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So unprofessional and unsportsmanlike of his opponent not to show up. Then there is Avan Bashi-The antithesis of this type of behavior.

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