Entries by Terrie Schauer

WHAT IS THE MEANING OF “DOJO”

I was talking to one of my teammates the other day about the meaning of the word “Dojo”, and by extension what it means to go to the place where we learn our art. According to my teammate, a “Dojo” is “the place where we kill our Ego”. I thought this was a pretty cool […]

FIGHTER INTERVIEW – TITIANA VAN POLANEN PETEL

FIGHTER BIO Age – 30 years old Fighting weight – 55-60kgs Record – 13 wins, 2 losses, 1 draw Titles – Dutch Title (59kg), World Title (55kg) Hometown – Amsterdam (The Netherlands) Contact to book fights : teamschreiber@hotmail.com (Bob Schreiber) Link to gym website: www.teamschreiber.com What does being a “warrior” mean to you? Do you […]

Fighter Interview: Jorina Baars

A Young Dutch Lady Not to Mess With… FIGHTER BIO Age – 20 Fighting weight – 65kg Record – 22 wins(9 by k.o.), 3 draws, 0 losses Titles – 3 x Dutch Champion, 3 x European Champion, 3 x World Champion Nationality – Dutch Contact to book fights – irmaverhoeff@hotmail.com What does being a “warrior” […]

FIGHTER INTERVIEW – Casey Bohrman

FIGHTER BIO Age – 29 Fighting weight – 137 Record – 7-4 Titles – Shin Do Kumate Middle Weight Champion, USKA middleweight champion Contact to book fights: rigelcoolheart@hotmail.com Link to promotional or gym website: http://www.phillymma.com/ Where does your motivation for fighting come from? What makes you want to fight and train? I fight because of […]

FIGHTER INTERVIEW – SYLVIE CHARBONNEAU

FIGHTER BIO Fighting weight: 44 to 47 Kgs Record: 32 wins – 9 losses – 0 draws (18 ko’s) 2005 IKF North American Champion 2006 IFMA World Champion Currently rated #1 in the WIKBA ratings Hometown: New Liskeard, Ontario Training Camp: Lanna Muay Thai, Chiang Mai, Thailand Trainer: Kamon Khaengraeng +66 894 309324 Manager: Andy […]

UNDERSTANDING HUMAN BEHAVIOR THROUGH “DA SEIN”

Why are some people highly sensitive to social interactions and energies? Why are others not so sensitive? Why might one person be extremely confident and straight-forward seeing only black-and-white options, while someone else is more emotional or given to appreciating life’s complexities? These differences between people are often sources of conflict. How many times do […]

PYHRRIC VICTORY

All-knowing Wikipedia tells us that a Pyhrric Victory is “a victory with such a devastating cost that it carries the implication that another such victory will ultimately lead to defeat. Someone who wins a “Pyrrhic victory” has been victorious in some way; however, the heavy toll negates any sense of achievement or profit.” The phrase […]

WHAT IF LIFE WERE LIKE DRIVING A BUS…?

I often wonder how to handle the less pleasant people, situations, and things that come into my life. Knowing how to deal with life’s little annoyances is key to maintaining balance. My good friend, psychologist and Mindfulness coach Joe Flanders sent me the following article of his on the topic.  He calls it the life-as-a-bus-metaphor. […]