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Century Customs Customer: Twila Schuler

  Twila Schuler of Rising Son Karate has been training in martial arts for more than 30 years, and has been an instructor for 25 of them. She specializes in Shotokan karate, but is also an avid Brazilian jiu-jitsu practitioner, regularly training under the tutelage of John Geyston and working through Royce Gracie’s Jiu-Jitsu 360 Self Defense Program. She’s also been an instructor for over 25 years.
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An Open Letter to Century Customs: Master Copeland Lanzillotti

  Our experience with Century and their Customs Department has been amazing! From day one, the help we received was incredible. We changed the name of our school last summer, and during that process I reached out to Leon Rogers for some guidance in making a smooth transition between uniforms and other custom gear. Needless to say, he and Jimmie Edwards rolled up their sleeves and jumped right in. Within a very short time they had rolled out five different, new uniforms and had them in my students’ hands.
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Don't Start a Cardio Boxing Class Without This One Thing!

  If you own a gym or fitness studio, you already know the importance of custom gear, both in your pro shop and in your workout areas. Now that you’ve decided to start offering a cardio boxing or kickboxing class, you’ve probably considered putting your logo on that class’s training bags, too. This is a great idea – but there’s a big mistake you can make when it comes to custom bags that can hurt your class in the long run.
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The Secret to Getting the Best Customized Products

  You probably already know that having customized gear in your dojo’s pro shop is great for your business and your students. But you might not know what goes on behind the scenes at Century when it comes to creating your custom products. It all starts when you send us a file containing your artwork.
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4 Reasons Your Pro Shop Needs Custom Gear

  Your gym/fitness club is unique. It has a special something that drew your members in when they could, presumably, just as easily gone somewhere else. Maybe it’s a piece of equipment you have that no one else offers, or your wide selection of weights. Maybe you offer something as extravagant as a 24/7 fitness hotline, or as simple as friendly customer service.
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How a Cardio Kickboxing Class Pays for Itself

  Are you suffering from Cardio Kickboxing Envy? This is the feeling you get when you see other gyms’ fitness kickboxing programs – with their upbeat music, high-energy instructors, and participants who leave sweat-drenched and grinning – and not having anything comparable at your own gym.
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3 Easy Ways to Promote Pro Shop Glove Sales

  If your gym offers a cardio boxing or kickboxing group fitness class, you’ve probably already thought about selling gloves. Now, you’ve made the call: you’re going to keep up with your competition, make extra revenue for your gym, and provide a valuable service to your members. However, you know that you can’t just throw gloves onto your sales floor and wait for them to sell.
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The Best Gloves for Every Fitness Program

  Martial arts workouts definitely pack a punch! But before you start striking, you need to make sure you’re using the right gloves. If you’re new to this form of fitness, this blog’s for you!
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7 Reasons to Buy Century Uniforms

WHY BUY CENTURY UNIFORMS? What would you expect from the makers of this star-spangled uniform? As you may have guessed, Century is proud to be an American company. We were founded 40 years ago in Oklahoma City by Mike Dillard, and we’ve been here ever since – although we did have to move to a bigger building to keep up with demand! Our 650,000 square foot complex houses the company headquarters, Showroom, manufacturing facility, and even on-site training facilities where more than a dozen martial arts classes are taught each week.  Here we make hundreds of the items Century sells including uniforms of all shapes and sizes.
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5 Reasons Why All Martial Arts Schools Should Use Custom Gear

Hey, martial arts school owners! You want to make your school to stand out from the competition and get more attention, right? If you don’t sell gear customized with your school’s logo in your pro shop, you’re missing out on a valuable opportunity. Here are five reasons why every school owner (including you!) needs to offer custom products: 1)     It’s one of the easiest ways to market your business. What happens at your school shouldn’t stay at your school. Your logo on T-shirts, bags, and other apparel will be proudly worn and carried by your students everywhere they go. How frequently do you see Apple and Starbucks icons? Now imagine someone seeing your logo on the street and thinking, “Oh, yeah – that’s that karate school over on Main. I think Alex goes there.” Without you doing anything, someone is thinking of your school. They are associating your brand with martial arts. Boom, instant marketing.
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