Donavan's Dojang

Cutting edge tips for taking your training to the next level

How To Stay Motivated To Stretch Consistently

Are you struggling to stay motivated to stretch consistently? I asked everyone on my email list what they felt was holding them back from improving flexibility. To my surprise, a lot of the responses simply had to do with lacking motivation to keep pushing through to stretch every day. This...

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5 Misconceptions Martial Artists Have About Flexibility Training

In my years as a martial arts instructor and flexibility coach, I've learned that flexibility is the #1 thing that people like to make excuses for not doing. "You're either born with it or you aren't", "I tried stretching and I couldn't get anywhere", "I'm too old to start working on...

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Try This Follow Along Flexibility Routine For Beginners!

Wanna improve your flexibility but all of the videos on Youtube are too hard? Well, I've uploaded this full follow along 30 minute flexibility routine for beginners to help all the stiff baddies out there improve their flexibility! Stop what you're doing, take some deep breaths, block out the...

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Taekwondo/Martial Arts Quarantine Training Checklist!

Get off your couch and get ready for some Taekwondo training!! We're deeper into quarantine and if you're anything like me, you're starting to go a little crazy. So here is a fun checklist of exercises I've created for us to do daily to keep our Taekwondo kicks and skills in tip top shape,...

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14 Days To Lower Splits Challenge!

Hey guys! I know things seem a little crazy now, but we're going to be ok. It's important to stay educated without giving into panic. Let's turn this setback into an opportunity by working on ourselves! Here is something to help you do just that. I'm doing a 14 Days to Lower Splits...

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5 Stretching Mistakes You're Probably Making| Martial Arts Edition

Are you having a hard time stretching? Not seeing the amount of progress you’d like to? In my time as an instructor both in person and on the internet, I hear all too often how people are stretching every single day but not seeing the results they want, so I’ve compiles a list of mistakes that...

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18 Reasons You Shouldn't Skip Martial Arts Training Today!

"Oh my god. I don't feel like training today" Every martial artist has said this at some point, whether in their mind or out loud. Sometimes your bed is so comfy you don't want to leave. Maybe you've had a long day at work or you have a ton of homework you need to accomplish. Whatever the...

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