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2019 Martial Arts SuperShow Speakers

Rafael "Formiga" Barbosa

Finishes and Fundamentals of BJJ

Grab your gi, get on the mat and train with Brazilian jiu-jitsu champions Rafael “Formiga” Barbosa and Joao Gabriel Rocha! This all-skill-levels seminar will cover several of the fundamental finishes of BJJ, including lapel and collar chokes, armbars and triangles.

Robby Beard

5 Systems Every Successful School Has Implemented

Learn the 5 must-have systems that successful martial arts school owners use to boost their business’s bottom line! These strategies will also make managing your schools so much easier. Bring your staff – this session is great for both school owners and instructors!

Mike Chat

The 10 Elements of Leadership You Need to Know to Supercharge Your Staff and Classes

It’s not what you do, but how you do it that makes the biggest difference. Join Master Mike Chat for some high-energy leadership training and implementation. Learn how to apply 10 elements of instruction to supercharge your staff training, classes and seminar workshops.

Bill Clark

The Ultimate Roadmap to Opening Multiple Schools

Over the course of his career, Grand Master William “Bill” Clark has gone from one school to 25. If you’ve been wondering if you should open another school or have questions about challenges related to managing multiple locations, this is the seminar for you! Get a multi-school roadmap from someone who’s done it himself.

Farid Dordar

Leadership Strategies to Build a Strong Team

Your staff is the core of your business and building a successful team depends on the quality of your leadership. Are you bringing out the leader in you to help your team perform optimally? In this session, Farid Dordar teaches you to how to apply leadership strategies for building a stronger, more effective team.

Mike Dillard

Advanced Timing, Punching, and Footwork

Mike Dillard is a 9th-degree Kang Duk Kwan black belt, and holds black belts in multiple other styles. A former international competitor and champion, he continues to train and teach. In this seminar, you’ll have the opportunity to learn high-level techniques directly from Master Dillard.

Mackensi Emory

The Flow System Elite Weapons Training Workshop

Learn innovative bo staff techniques from Jackson Rudolph and amazing kama skills from Mackensi Emory. This knowledge is great for performance and competition and you will get a sneak peek into The Flow System’s content as well!

Leo T Gaje

Edged and Impact Weapons Tactics

Train with both of this year’s Lifetime Achievement Award winners at the SuperShow! Grand Tuhon Leo T. Gaje, Jr. and Guro Dan Inosanto co-host this incredible training experience. Both have been training and teachers for most of their lives, and are among the most-sought-after instructors in their arts. Don’t miss this chance to train with two living legends!

Damon Gilbert

Game-Changing Sparring Essentials

Damon Gilbert is the sparring coach for the legendary Team Paul Mitchell Karate, as well as a 14-time point fighting champion. In his seminar, you’ll learn techniques including broken rhythm, footwork, distance management, and how to avoid the “adrenaline dump.”

Nguyen Tom Griggs

Winning Without Fighting: Black Belt Guide to Conflict Resolution

Successful leadership requires the ability to guide your people and organizations through hard times. In this seminar, Dr. Nguyen Tom Griggs guides you through strategies for effectively managing conflict within your school — whether it's between parents, students, instructors, or any combination of these parties.

Kelly Murray Grys

The Linchpin to Your Success: Building a Team that Works Like They Own the Place

You want your staff members to be as proud of your school as if they owned it – and you also want them to take that level of responsibility. In her seminar, Kelly Murray Grys shares the successful management strategies that she’s used to transform several small businesses into multi-million dollar companies.

Don Gulla

John Hackleman

Drilling is the New Sparring

Drilling is one of the most effective and efficient means of teaching your students martial arts. It doesn’t carry the same risks for injury as sparring, which helps you retain newer students, and it keeps your higher-level students and competitors active! John Hackleman, founder of The Pit MMA, teaches you how in this hands-on seminar.

Mike Hughes

How to Teach Pistol Combatives Using SIRT

More and more people are coming to martial arts schools for training that incorporates a firearms element. SIRT training pistols allow you to teach firearm combative skills more safely and realistically within a dojo setting. SIRT creator and certified NRA instructor Mike Hughes shows you how.

Dan Inosanto

Edged and Impact Weapons Tactics

Train with both of this year’s Lifetime Achievement Award winners at the SuperShow! Grand Tuhon Leo T. Gaje, Jr. and Guro Dan Inosanto co-host this incredible training experience. Both have been training and teachers for most of their lives, and are among the most-sought-after instructors in their arts. Don’t miss this chance to train with two living legends!

Hakim Isler

Naked Success: Six Secrets I Learned Surviving Naked on a Mountain

How do our basic, more primal instincts play into making business strategies? More than you might think. Hakim Isler has survived both on the rugged Himalayan mountains and in his martial arts business. In this seminar, Isler gives you principles based on both experiences that will help you analyze your own business and launch it to the next level.

Melody Johnson

Behavior Management Strategies for Children

Ever wonder why the kids in your classes behave the way they do, why they act up seemingly at random, or why they pick up some concepts quickly? In this seminar, child development expert Melody Johnson breaks down common behaviors of children based on age, and strategies to improve their discipline. You’ll leave with increased confidence and knowledge for dealing with the most challenging students in your class.

Annika Kahn

The 21st Century Warrior SWORD-FIT-FLOW

Join Jungshin founder and third-degree Kuk Sool Won black belt Annika Kahn for an exciting sword-focused fitness workout! Jungshin blends martial arts concepts with athletic conditioning and sport performance aspects, and uses multi-dimensional momentum training for a morning workout that is as fun as it is effective.

Ernie Kirk

Krav Maga Universal - Drills and Skills

How to create the stress of reality without scaring students. Making Krav relevant for Everyday Heroes not just high end 'tactical operators'. Drills to fill your classes and aid retention.

Kurt Klingenmeyer

Growing Your Martial Arts School: Turning Leads into Students

Not knowing how to convert leads into enrollments is one of the most frustrating things a school owner can experience. In his seminar, successful school owner Kurt Klingenmeyer breaks down, step-by-step, the system he uses to turn leads into enrollments – on their first visit!

Dave Kovar

The Samurai Lifestyle: How Personal Habits Affect Business Success

General advice holds that you should keep your business and personal life separate, but your personal habits can have a huge impact on your business's success. Hanshi Dave Kovar will show you how you can create a successful mindset that balances your personal and professional life on a daily basis.

Apolo Ladra

Bridging the Gap Between the Office and the Mat

How do you make your prospective students see the value of your classes without coming off as a salesman? That's what Apolo Ladra is going to teach you. In his seminar, Apolo is going to give you strategies that you can use to get people to join your program by showcasing the benefits, rather than asking for the hard sell.

G.K. Lee

The Importance of Traditional Values in Contemporary Martial Arts

Over the last 25 years, martial arts has undergone a transformation with the mainstreaming of MMA and combat-oriented styles. However, maintaining the traditional values is essential to the spirit of the arts, as Grand Master G.K. Lee outlines in his seminar.

Carlos Machado

Big or Small, Sweep Them All!

Jiu jitsu is the art of transitions and constantly changing positions. Nothing illustrates this better than the sweep game. The most effective sweeps can be used against any opponent - no matter the size - to turn the tide of a match. In this training, you'll learn the keys to these techniques from BJJ master and world-acclaimed coach Carlos Machado! This seminar is designed for practitioners of all skill levels.

Kinnick McDonald

Diving Into the Numbers: Learn How Data and Metrics Are Key To Growing Your School

Kinnick McDonald has gathered data on martial arts school owners from around the world, which will be discussed and dissected in this seminar. You’ll come away with insights on other schools’ size, profits, and business operations, as well as specific goals and metrics you can use to improve your own school.

Mike Metzger

The 3 Key Strategies You Must Use to Maximize Profitability in Your School

For your school to succeed, there are three numbers you must improve – your revenue, retention and recruiting – and three things you must do to improve them. School owners and MAIA Elite consultants Mike Metzger and Shane Tassoul show you how, in a way that will help you work smarter, not harder.

Open Forum: Mike Metzger and Shane Tassoul Answer Your Questions

Do you have questions you’ve been dying to ask, problems your school is having, or talking points you’ve been curious about? Now’s your time to ask! MAIA Elite consultants and school owners Mike Mezter and Shane Tassoul will take your questions, live and in-person, in this special seminar.

Aksell Nicolaides

Add Six Figures in Fitness Revenue to Your School

Martial arts schools are in a unique position to use fitness programs to drive revenue in 2019. K2XFIT.com co-creator and multi-school owner Aksell Nicolaides will reveal how your martial arts school is perfectly positioned to capitalize on this shift even if you've never ran a fitness program.

Roland Osborne

How to Select Instructors and Train Them to Teach

Having an incredible team around you can take your school to the next level. However, you can’t count on the perfect instructors appearing out of thin air. You need to recognize what traits to look for when selecting staff, and give them the training they need to reach their maximum potential. In this seminar, Roland Osborne shows you how.

Adam Parman

Creating Your Business Breakthrough

Stuck in a business rut? All business owners have been there. MAIA consultant and multi-school owner Adam Parman is here to help you make a breakthrough! In this seminar, you’ll learn the steps for clearing whatever plateau you’re on and exceeding your goals for 2019 – and years to come.

Tom Patire

Martial Ops - When Seconds Count!

In this seminar, Tom Patire and his team of experts take you through proven protection strategies that will give you an edge when survival is on the line. You will leave with potentially lifesaving skills for defending yourself and your loved ones.

Chris Rappold

Trust Me! A Progress-Based Sparring Program That Will Grow Your School

Are you making these retention-killing mistakes in your sparring program? You're not alone. In this seminar, Retention Based Sparring founder Chris Rappold gives you a way to present sparring to your students, including 15 must-have features, that will help you teach sparring and retain students.

Rick Rando

Creating Concrete Retention at Black Belt: A Culture Designed with Lifetime Staff Members in Mind

You want to help your students reach black belt – but then they disappear when they do. School owner Master Rick Rando delivers simple, effective systems for retaining them, keeping them training with you longer, and even joining your staff.

Stephen Reinstein

Changing Perception: Marketing in 2019 and Beyond

Don’t let poor marketing hide the amazing benefits your school has to offer! Stephen Reinstein, founder of Market Muscles, shows you how to change your website and social media usage to change the community’s perception of your school, drawing in new students and increasing retention.

Joao Gabriel Rocha

Finishes and Fundamentals of BJJ

Grab your gi, get on the mat and train with Brazilian jiu-jitsu champions Rafael “Formiga” Barbosa and Joao Gabriel Rocha! This all-skill-levels seminar will cover several of the fundamental finishes of BJJ, including lapel and collar chokes, armbars and triangles.

Cris Rodriguez

Digital Marketing 101: How to Use Facebook and Google to Grow Your Business

Cris Rodriguez has successfully used digital marketing to grow the school she co-owns and knows from experience what works. In her seminar, she explains how to use Facebook and Google advertising, breaks down key terms and vocabulary, and gives you the marketing tools you need to succeed in the world of digital advertising.

Jackson Rudolph

The Flow System Elite Weapons Training Workshop

Learn innovative bo staff techniques from Jackson Rudolph and amazing kama skills from Mackensi Emory. This knowledge is great for performance and competition and you will get a sneak peek into The Flow System’s content as well!

Robyn Silverman

What You Don’t Know about How Kids Learn Might Tank Your Business

Do you teach kids? Then you need to know how they learn and develop. In this seminar, Dr. Robyn Silverman reveals the latest research that school owners and instructors need to know when working with children. You will learn how to help kids problem-solve, recover from mental blocks and develop new skills in this one-of-a-kind training.

Harinder Singh

Combat Chess: Learn the Queen of All Moves

Combat at the highest level is a physical chess match between two strategists.  The “Queen of All Moves” is the fastest and most effective strike, and is found in all styles and systems.  In this seminar, Jeet Kune Do master Harinder Singh will provide simple, effective strategies to overcome physical attacks in a fight and reduce stress, fear, and anxiety. You’ll learn the 5 Ways of Attack, how to use tactical breathing to manage your emotions, and how to even the odds in a fight against a larger, stronger or faster opponent.  These same lessons have been taught to over 100 military and law enforcement agencies, now you can bring them back to your school.  

Michael Sirota

Support Your Community: How to Add a Special Needs Program and Grow Your School

Traditional sports often overlook special needs individuals; however, martial arts training can make a huge impact on their lives. Michael Sirota has pioneered teaching methods for special needs individuals and shows you how to benefit your community and school by tapping into this market.

Duane Spires

Secrets to a 6-Figure Martial Arts Summer Camp

Learn how to start and grow a six-figure per year after-school program and summer camp. In this seminar from Martial Arts Success Team (MAST) co-owners Duane and Lauren Spires, you’ll get access to the hottest marketing ads, sales scripts, and operational systems that will take your school to the next level in 2019.

Lauren Spires

Secrets to a 6-Figure Martial Arts Summer Camp

Learn how to start and grow a six-figure per year after-school program and summer camp. In this seminar from Martial Arts Success Team (MAST) co-owners Duane and Lauren Spires, you’ll get access to the hottest marketing ads, sales scripts, and operational systems that will take your school to the next level in 2019.

Bill Storm

How 500 Entrepreneurs Created '7 Figure Funnels' And How You Are Just One Funnel Away From Success

Throughout his 12+ years as a business coach, Bill Storm has dealt with two recurring problems among small business owners: one, how to create a scalable system and two, how to effectively convert prospects. In the seminar, he’ll coach you on how to use ClickFunnels marketing software to succeed on both fronts!

Shane Tassoul

The 3 Key Strategies You Must Use to Maximize Profitability in Your School

For your school to succeed, there are three numbers you must improve – your revenue, retention and recruiting – and three things you must do to improve them. School owners and MAIA Elite consultants Mike Metzger and Shane Tassoul show you how, in a way that will help you work smarter, not harder.

Open Forum: Mike Metzger and Shane Tassoul Answer Your Questions

Do you have questions you’ve been dying to ask, problems your school is having, or talking points you’ve been curious about? Now’s your time to ask! MAIA Elite consultants and school owners Mike Mezter and Shane Tassoul will take your questions, live and in-person, in this special seminar.

Benny “The Jet” Urquidez

Ukidokan Kickboxing Techniques

Benny “The Jet” Urquidez developed his Ukidokan kickboxing system following a 30-year, undefeated career in full-contact kickboxing. Ukidokan is taught in multiple schools today, and Urquidez continues to teach. In this seminar, you will learn some of the essential Ukidokan techniques from the creator himself!

Barry Van Over

10 Great New Ideas for Your School

As the president of Premier Martial Arts International, Barry Van Over has a wealth of experience working with martial arts studios of all sizes. In this seminar, you’ll learn 10 great new ideas that you can implement in your own school, immediately, to improve management, income generation, marketing, retention and customer service.

Master Wong

Crafting a Combat Mindset for Street Self-Defense

Do you know the difference between fighting on the mat and fighting on the street? You will here. In this Wing Chun-based course from Master Michael Wong, you’ll learn effective street fighting techniques that cover street self-defense and mental skills like emotional intelligence. The layered structure of this training makes it easy to retain, so you can easily incorporate it into your own classes when you return.

Justin Wren

Ultimate Marketing: Connect your School to a Cause

No matter what style or system, martial arts school owners and instructors have one thing in common: they entered this business because they care about others. We all want to know we’re making a difference. By connecting your school to a cause, you can have an even larger impact on your community and give your students something to rally behind. In this seminar, pro-MMA fighter, Justin Wren, talks about just that.

 

2019 Martial Arts SuperShow Morning Workouts

Billy Blanks

Billy Blanks' Master Morning Workout

Billy Blanks' Master Morning Workout is a whole-body workout routine that blends boxing, taekwondo and aerobic dance moves. This fast-paced, high-energy cardiovascular workout will help you build strength, muscle and flexibility while improving your mental focus for the coming day.

Alain Moussi

Try an intense K2XFIT workout with co-founder and Hollywood star Alain Moussi.

Join Hollywood action star and K2XFIT co-creator Alain Moussi for a fun, fast and furious morning workout! K2XFIT classes are carefully engineered action-packed sessions that fuse High-Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) and circuit and functional training for intense exercise that gets results.

Eric the Trainer

Get Fit: Transform Your School and Yourself Through This One Fitness Workout

Everyone wants to be fit, and everyone needs to be healthy in order to live his or her best life – that much is certain. But your school is in the perfect position to deliver it. Learn from celebrity trainer Eric the Trainer how to transform your staff’s and your students’ lives through the power of fitness. In this training, you’ll learn a workout that will awaken your community’s drive for good health, supercharge your school’s revenue and bring a new moxie into your dojo for those wanting to get in shape.

Bill Wallace

Early Morning Stretch

Join legendary kickboxer Bill "Superfoot" Wallace for a morning stretching session to wake up your muscles! During his time as a competitive fighter, Wallace was renowned for his kicking abilities - after this stretch, you'll see why!

 

Attendees: Email us at [email protected] or call us at 866-626-6226

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