At some point the “one size fits all” attitude¬† has got to give. One diet plan does not work for everyone, one medication does not work for everyone, one workout regimen does not work for everyone, one educational model does not work for everyone…….etc. Why “one size fits all” does not work, is that we […]

Do you or your children have outside interests besides their Taekwondo? That is great, and not great! Let me explain. Balance in life is a difficult skill to acquire, especially today with all of the choices and distractions. I have already seen what “over-booking”¬† does to Moms, Dads and kids. High stress, loss of sleep, […]

What is Qigong? Take the word apart: Qi and Gong. Qi, also called Ki (Korean) or Chi (familiar to the West) is Energy, the animating life force. Gong is Chinese for “work” or “movement”. So Qigong is the movement or making of Qi (chi) to flow. You have probably seen practitioners of Tai Chi in […]

At Salem Martial Arts we offer a variety of summer activities with our Martial Arts Summer Program and the Martial Arts Summer Camp. Our facility has been serving our community with Summer fun and healthy activities for many years in Salem, OR. Jerry Von Phul, the founder of Salem Martial Arts has a unique karate […]