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From Dojo to Academia: How Teaching Martial Arts Made me a Better Professor

May 26, 2016 · 8 min read
My philosophy on teaching has been shaped by a wealth of experience that has mostly been in the dojo. I believe teaching in any context will help you grow as an educator, but I believe specifically martial arts instruction develops qualities that the best educators have. After much reflection I’d like to share four professional qualities I owe to teaching martial arts that separate me from my colleagues in academia.