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Making A Century Ad

  When you think of “stuff Century makes,” what comes to mind? Probably bags, gloves, uniforms, and the other cool gear that you see in our Facebook live product demos or in the Century Challenges, right? Well, you’re not wrong – but there’s more than that!  
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Reasons We <3 Martial Arts!

At Century, we love martial arts. It’s a plain and simple fact. How can you not love them when you’re immersed in them every day, not just in training but in the behind-the-scenes work that goes on at the world’s leading martial arts equipment supplier? So, because it’s Valentine’s Day, I wanted to take a moment to celebrate that love of the arts and share it! I asked a handful of my coworkers to answer the question, “Why do you love martial arts?” Here’s what they had to say:  
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8 Amazing, Actually True Facts about Chuck Norris

  When I was a sophomore in college, my roommate Natalie had a poster: “15 Chuck Norris Facts.” She hung it in the living room, and among the four of us roommates, it was probably the best-read piece of literature in the apartment. “Chuck Norris was once bitten by a cobra. After five days of excruciating pain, the cobra died.” “Chuck Norris doesn’t wear a watch. He decides what time it is.”
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Announcing the First Readers' Voices Showcase!

The Centurion wants to hear YOUR stories! Welcome to the first Readers’ Voices Showcase!
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Gift Ideas (for Cheapskates) from the Century 2018 Holiday Gift Guide: Part 1

  You’re a martial artist, or maybe you’re the friend or spouse or parent of a martial artist. If you’re like me, you’re all of those. And if you’re like me, you’re a bit of... a penny-pincher. A tightwad. A skinflint.
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Get Ready for Century's Black Belt Friday!

  Hello everyone! I hope you all had a safe, wonderful Halloween. We’re rolling into the heart of the holidays. You’re probably already looking forwards to Thanksgiving, which is the next big event on the schedule… …or is it?
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It's Time for BOBoween!

  Happy (almost) Halloween! I’m here with a very important announcement – Century’s BOBoween contest is coming up!
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Two Months Without Sugar: Part 2

  Well, folks. I’m going to give you something you don’t normally see in these “I did such-and-such diet for a week/month/insert-time-period-here” blogs: failure.   Normally you’d get to read about how hard it was at first, but ultimately how rewarding, how I feel like I’ve improved myself as a person, etc. The truth is, I crashed and burned. I failed myself; I failed this blog; I failed you, the readers. But it’s time to wipe the tears (and Oreo crumbs) off my face – I learned a few lessons, and I still have one month left of the challenge I set for myself to try and get this right.  
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Belt Basics: What a Martial Arts Belt Means

I  Wearing Your Rank: The Importance of Martial Arts Belts Students around the world study martial arts, many from early childhood through late adulthood. Practicing a martial arts lifestyle is often a demonstration of perseverance, determination and grit that requires both physical and psychological commitment. Your level of achievement is most often referred to as your rank.
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Do Martial Arts Work in Street Fights? 5 Common Myths Examined

  One of the most common questions about martial arts training is whether the techniques work in real situations such as street fights. The answer isn't simple, and it depends on several factors.
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