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The Martial Arts Industry Association exists to help grow martial arts participation by helping school owners succeed. Many school owners are never exposed to the foundational business concepts necessary to run and grow a successful business. At MAIA, we can help fill that need, as we are made up of school owners who have walked in your shoes, know your struggles, and can help with strategies to elevate you from novice to a "blackbelt in business".

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There Are So Many Ways to Save the Upcoming Summer!

By Kathy Olevsky

 

I've been operating a martial arts school full time for 45 years. I think I may have made every mistake that can be made in this business. The reason I'm still in business, I believe, is because I asked for help. I learned quickly that others before me had already found solutions. In this reality-based column, I'll point out key mistakes I made in my business career, which are common errors among school owners, both large and small, throughout our industry. Then I’ll share the solutions I applied to overcome them.

 

 

If you’re looking back on last summer and remembering that it was not a good business season, there is still time to make changes what will allow you to generate income during this upcoming summer season.

As school owners, we often look for new students and opportunities to find leads to those new students. In many schools, those leads dry up a bit over the course of the summer months. If this is the case for your school,...

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Want Some Help? Let’s Chat in Boston!

By MAIA Division Manager Melissa Torres

 

At the Martial Arts Industry Association (MAIA), we are truly committed to helping you, the martial arts school owner. We brainstorm different ways we can help you get where you want to go, whether that’s with consultations, programs, Facebook Live content, our four-week Launch webinar class, or in-person workshops.

We want to make it convenient for you to take the leap. We understand that watching webinars or talking to someone on the phone may not be everyone’s best learning technique. Some need to talk face-to-face. No matter how you learn, we want you to be able to make a commitment to yourself, your family, and your staff that you will be successful.

Last year, we held the very first MAIA Mastermind in Orlando at the Championship Martial Arts headquarters. It was extremely successful and we got amazing feedback. The participants had the chance to see a holiday event held live, walk through the behind-the-scenes setup...

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[Free Resource] Download the March Marketing Resource

We always teach our students that martial arts is about more than just kicks and punches. Well, show them how this month with these mat chat cards about sharing. Download the Free Resource Now.

 

Martial arts is a valuable activity. The self-defense you teach in class is one of those things your students will no doubt need at some point in life.

But you know what is more valuable and can have an even bigger impact?  Life skills.

Teaching a student how to throw a hook or kick is one thing, but teaching him or her how to do a little bit better in life — that's the ultimate gift you can give them.

That's why in this month's free resource, we're going to give you 4 weeks of mat chats about sharing.

This will help you demonstrate more value to your students and their parents, but more importantly, it will impact someone else's life.

Use these every week for the month of March and teach your kids a valuable life lesson - sharing.

You can download them here now.

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[Free Resource] Download the February Marketing Resource

marketing resource Jan 04, 2019

Martial arts? More like martial hearts! Give parents the best Valentine's Day gift of all — a stress-free date night while the kids spend a fun-filled evening at your school. Download the Free Resource Now.

 

February is just around the corner and with that, Valentine's Day.

Celebrate the Day of Love by planning a Parent's Night Out for your students. Give mom and dad a night out to spend the evening together. 

Download the free Valentine's Day Parents Night Out Flyer for your school and get more kids in your door during this special holiday.

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[This resource is powered by MAIA Edge. If you would like a one-stop marketing solution to simplify the way you do business, then sign up for MAIA Edge today. Sign up for MAIA Edge]

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