Posts byMeredith Kirk

20th Year Celebration: Part 1

“When you’re learning something, ask yourself are you prepared to go deep, are you prepared to ask questions of yourself and work outside of class. What are you going to do to ensure that you get out of the process of training what you need?” – Chief Kirk Earlier this year, I…
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How to Break Out of Prison

The best thing to ever happen to you is waiting one step outside your comfort zone! Safety, security, control, low stress levels, predictability…this all sounds great, right? These are the elements of the comfort zones that confine us to a prison of stagnation. Comfort zones are the behaviors and routines that minimize…
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A Warriors Edge: Peril or Promise

Every attribute of a Warrior lifestyle is derived from courage, loyalty, selflessness, the will to endure adversity, to fight for others and what we stand for. However, at a much deeper level, each Warrior recognizes he/she has enemies within – habits, weaknesses and addictions that cause each to do harm to ourselves…
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The ‘Krav Maga’ of Yoga

Recently, I completed a 200 hour National Certified Yoga Teacher Course with Lex Gillan, founder of The Yoga Institute, one of the oldest Yoga studios in the country. While my scope of training in Yoga has been limited, I will say confidently there is no better training available that is as comprehensive…
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QUORUNDAM: Who are you going to be?

When we seek achievements to fulfill us, we will become exhausted and disappointed. Achievements will never be enough. When we live our lives through the filter of intentionality, the quality of our emotional, physical, social, intellectual, vocational and spiritual lives will be transformed. One of the greatest catalysts for change is at…
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Archetypes: The Protector vs. The Victim

In recent weeks, several events have transpired which glaringly pointed me towards an awareness of thoughts; specifically, how what is in our mind shapes our character and in turn, our behaviors. Most recently this came up in discussion among the Advanced Training – Reclamation students and was also featured in last week’s…
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1998-2018: Celebrating 20 Years of Excellence

“If Krav Maga Houston programming was a pill, it would be the most prescribed pill on the planet…because we combine so many things that are good for people physically, mentally, emotionally and even with their spirit.” – Chief Kirk This year, Krav Maga Houston celebrates 20 years of excellence. Excellence in self-defense…
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Holiday Fun: Kravology Bloopers

This time of year never fails to generate a cheerful and fun loving spirit in the hearts of many! Over the course of this past week, the holiday season got me thinking about all of the spontaneous and fun moments we’ve had during filming sessions for the newsletter. Below I’ve put together…
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