The Complete Martial Artist

The Complete Martial Artist

Developing the Mind, Body, and Spirit of a Champion

Willie "The BAM" Johnson, Nancy Musick


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In today’s fast paced world, young adults are subject to chronic fears of missing out, mental health issues, anxiety, and depression unlike any generation that has come before.

The martial arts have the potential to help.

Traditional martial arts revolve around principles and core values such as honor, integrity, perseverance, patience, humility, and respect. Each manifesting in self-expression and creativity to promote individual growth and a balanced approach to living.

A complete martial artist learns how to conquer “self” through martial arts training and how to live by these traditional core values. Although there are occasions when martial arts may be used for self-defense, its primary uses are for sport, character, and spiritual fulfillment.

The author shares:

  • His own childhood story of hardship and redemption
  • How to adopt martial arts values as a way of living
  • Important universal principles to live by
  • On creating a championship attitude
  • Examples about martial arts forms (kata) and sparring
  • How to get started and be successful in your personal martial arts journey

This book, The Complete Martial Artist, offers kids, young adults, parents, and twenty-somethings an opportunity to see what martial arts can do for their lives.

What parents are saying about being a complete martial artist

“It gives [my child] discipline, a hard work ethic, and physical fitness”— Bell family

“It gives my son a sense of self-confidence and a better overall attitude”—Miller family

“It gives my boys the benefit of interaction with other kids, good friends, getting out of their comfort zones, and leadership skills”—Draper family

“It makes my daughter outgoing and happy”—Lopez family

“It gives my kids discipline and confidence to speak up for themselves”—Bui family

“It gives my child goals to work toward and helped him improve in school”—Brown family