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Dara Bahlmann reviewed John Geyston's Martial Arts
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Leadership. Comraderie. Accountability partners. Empowerment. Self defense skills (emotional and technical). Community of experts. These are attributes of JGMAA that have built a successful business where the customers..the students, come first. One's life will never be the same after joining the JGMAA family. Hanshi John Geyston has a way of reaching stuudents aged 3 to 73+. This academy integrates a variety of martial arts styles while keeping art disciplines pure. Worthy of 5 stars for sure.

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Want to learn to defend yourself ? This is the place ! Self defense from the best ! This Academy is a Royce Gracie self defense based academy ! I have been with this academy for six years and will always be involved. This is a home!

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Our Son Conner started at John Geyston's academy nearly 8 yrs ago. This is his thing, he loves it.
The training is truly amazing, it's helped Conner become confident in many aspects. The academy has been like family to us for many years. John & his staff take pride in all the students. We absolutely love John Geyston's academy & plan to spend many more years with them.

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I've loved my fitness kickboxing experience! John knew my name when I arrived and made sure to see if I was comfortable the whole class. The instructors were so helpful and welcoming! Can not wait for the next class.

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I love the fitness kickboxing classes! The energy is great and the instructors help keep me motivated. The workouts have really helped me improve my running, and I look forward to the classes every week. Thanks for a great program!

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The absolute best for martial arts. I've been a student for over 5 years and it has been one of the most rewarding experiences of my life. Mr. Geyston and his staff are professional, caring, and go above and beyond to bring the very best to their students.

Kenny Tran reviewed John Geyston's Martial Arts
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Hanshi John Geyston brings the best martial arts to Illinois. Not only does his academy have top level Royce Gracie Jiu-Jistu and martial arts, they do everything in a fun family atmosphere! I felt at home and welcome the first time i stepped into this academy! If you are you looking for a school for your child to learn respect and confidence or you are looking for great self-defense then look no further than John Geyston's Martial Arts Academy!

Tim Stoddard reviewed John Geyston's Martial Arts
5
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Best place to train. The staff is great and best of all the owner John is always a phone call or text away to answer all questions. John teaches the adult classes so that tells you he is there for the passion he has martial arts.

Bethany Stuemke reviewed John Geyston's Martial Arts
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My son Carder started here late last year and is still new to karate but I have seen such a difference in his attitude, commitment to things he starts, and the way he handles his responsibilities. I love the fact that he gets excited every day about karate but also understands that we don't use karate to fight or show off but as needed and in a respectful manner. Thank you to all the amazing teachers and staff at JGMAA for giving my son a great example and another role model in his life!

Denni Lynn reviewed John Geyston's Martial Arts
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My son, Skyler (age 6) is very into sports, but unsure which he wanted to pursue. We did the 6 week program--not knowing what to expect. We were treated like family from the first time we walked in the doors. The instructors had the children engaged and focused the whole time. It is a very well structured class. As a parent, it was fascinating how much my son learned in such a short time--while having a great time doing so. The opportunity to earn the attitude stripes --encouraged both respect and extra nightly reading at home ---another plus! He loved going each week. If our schedules weren't so busy, we would be full timers! If you or your child are even slightly interested in martial arts, I would absolutely recommend trying this academy. Nothing but a positive experience for us!

Julie Brian Barton reviewed John Geyston's Martial Arts
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Our son Braden has been a student of Hanshi John Geyston since 2010. The knowledge, skills, and mental attitude he has obtained in that time is amazing. We are grateful to Hanshi John and all of his instructors. They are not only great teachers but great role models. The academy is wonderful. The youth program is outstanding.

Stacey Busby reviewed John Geyston's Martial Arts
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Our son attends the youth classes here and it has made a world of difference in him. He has so much more confidence in himself and really enjoys the academy. The staff is fantastic!

Rob Hammel reviewed John Geyston's Martial Arts
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I dropped in for the Saturday morning class, everyone was friendly and the instruction from John was top notch, if you're looking for a place to train in Springfield this is a great place with a great group of training partners.

Mycah Scoggins reviewed John Geyston's Martial Arts
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The hardest part was walking into the academy and having no idea what to expect or do. It is one of the best decisions I've ever made in my life. Since day one I've always felt welcomed, encouraged, and motivated by every person in the building. Not only have I improved physically and mentally, I have gained a 2nd family and found something to be proud of.

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Do you find it hard to Commit to Change?

Do you find it hard to Commit to Change?  

You have to make a decision to take the First Step.

Step in and Go Change does not happen quickly but the first step only takes a minute. Change does not have to mean it is bad to good, could be from Great to Greater. Don’t like your body? Don’t Like Your relationship? Don’t Like Your job?  Then – CHANGE IT.

Most of us have a Fear of Failure.  

Fear is probably this biggest obstacle and our biggest enemy that hold us back from truly living at our full potential and at our best.

Fear starts with self-doubt. Have you ever had a great idea one day and then the next morning. Say “Maybe I shouldn’t really do this  or that was really was kind of a stupid idea I can not do that or that would not really work?”

Have you ever caught yourself asking if you really should bother going to the gym, joining martial arts, lifting weights, eating better or going for that new job?  If so it’s okay everyone does have self doubt.

One of the most common things I hear when someone is starting to look at our program is “I want to get in shape first.”  I want to say, “Well your not in shape yet and that is what this program does.” What they are truly are saying is “I am afraid I am going to fail.” I know that you feel that way, and our team helps then to overcome that and get the step in the door and going.

But remember this, if you fail to even try, then you’ll be exactly where you’ve always been. You might not fail, but you also won’t grow. You won’t learn. You will remain where you are. Are you happy with that?  

On our front wall at the Academy it says Progress not Perfection – I tell my members all the time you don’t have to perform you just need to consistently participate.  

Wake up Everyday to Reach for Success

Each and everyday you have to have a mindset of Go for it.  A Journey of 1000 Miles starts with a single step. So don’t think too much. Instead, commit to a decision, act on it and move yourself forward. The Guru Tony Robbins has a great Quote:  “Daily action ignites the momentum that creates lasting change”

Don’t do it alone, find a Mentor

You don’t have to do this alone. Committing to change is easier when you face it with someone who’s been there. I have many instructors and mentors in my life.  I have two mentors and Invest finances and time to them because I know they can help me reach where I want to be in my life.

So find someone who has achieved the results that you want. Combine that with an Inspired group of like minded people that are on the same path and your involved in a winning environment.  One of the unique things about our FitBoxing program is our coaches are former members that came to use looking to change their life. They were in the same pain spot in life and were just like the new members that come to us looking for change in their life.

Decide and make the Commitment to Change

What’s one small decision you could make right now that would take you in the direction you need to go?  Then define multiple tiny steps that lead to the one big change you want to see in your life.

Remind yourself that these tiny steps to larger steps will lead you into a new direction in your life.  Put them on paper. Each day follow those steps and affirm them as your reality.

They aren’t just words in your mind anymore. They are now powerful words on paper, a list you can look at again and again. Those words are now a promise to yourself

So hey, today go do something that your future self will thank you for !

Make it a great day!

PS:  If you are looking for an inspired crowd, looking to get in great shape, and gain confidence, my team and I are here for you!

John Geyston