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Why suffer through years (or decades) of painful and expensive ‘trial and error‘ when you can simply “plug into” these PROVEN effective systems?
This is your chance to leapfrog the competition and take your school to an all new level!
That’s right….You’ll be hearing DIRECTLY from school owners JUST LIKE YOU.
They’ll be presenting and describing the systems they’ve been using that are PROVEN to help them attract more new students, maintain amazing student retention, teach super engaging classes and MUCH more.
If you have been getting great results in your business or the classroom, you could be a featured contestant! (Please see the submission information below on this page for contest rules and prizes!)
Attend our One of a Kind Hall of Honors where we’ll recognize some of the most influential contributors to our industry, our honored guests, and our contestants.
This is your chance to meet and Network with some of the most successful school operators and instructors in the industry! Here you’ll create powerful relationships and connections that will last throughout your career.
Best of all, this is INCLUDED in your event registration tuition!
who's revolutionized the martial arts industry with the first martial arts business organization, transported after school programs, and runs a hyper successful multi school organization
veteran multi-school operator, author, highly sought after coach, Executive Vice President for AMS, has been called the most influential leader in the martial arts industry.
who has championed the importance of maintaining martial arts tradition along with innovation and is the mind behind the Think Tank.
multi-school owner, tournament circuit operator, business strategist, author and coach; helping hundreds of martial arts school owners grow their school over the past 30+ years.
is known as “America’s Leading Personal Safety Expert” and has appeared on Good Morning America, The CBS Morning Show, The Colbert Report, Montel, Family Circle, Redbook, Fortune Magazine, and The Wall Street Journal.
Successful multi-school owner (Highkicks Taekwondo), is one of the leading experts in low cost community based marketing systems for martial arts schools:
Successful multi-school owner (Super Kicks), Founder of the American Freestyle Karate Association, Whose Schools Each Earn More than $100,000.00 a Month:
Owns and Operates a $1,000,000.00+ a Year School, Successful Childcare Location, and Social Media Ad Agency:
Columnist, sales and marketing director and adviser for hundreds of martial arts school owners specializing in social media and online marketing, and effective business practices.
Owner & Master of 40 Schools in China with Over 15,000 Members
Built his Organization to Over 10,000 Active Students
Enrolled 2,000 Students in 1 YEAR within his organization
Built a MEGA School with Over 20,000 Active Students
"THIS YEAR, I EARNED OVER $1.5 MILLION..."“If you’re struggling like I was – or even just want to improve the way you do business – I highly recommend attending the Think Tank. Networking and surrounding myself with people I want to emulate helped me become the success that I am today. ”
"THIS YEAR I MADE OVER $200,000..."“Events like the Think Tank seminar on were made for people like you: School owners who know they want to earn more, while preserving their integrity.”
"THERE ARE WAYS TO MAKE A MILLION DOLLARS..."“Does this sound appealing to you? If so, you must surround yourself with school owners who have paved the way, who can give you advice based on their actual experience. The one and only way to do that this year is to attend the Think Tank Seminar.”
Embassy Suites Hotel by Hilton Raleigh - 4700 Creedmoor Road, Raleigh, NC 27612
11:00am Martial Arts School Owner and Staff Golf Tournament (Fund Raiser for USTC)
9am – 1pm USTC General Assembly
(USTC Members Only)
2pm – 8pm Think Tank Business Sessions
9am – 1pm Think Tank Business Sessions
2pm -7pm Think Tank Contest (All Attendees)
8pm – 9pm Dinner/Hall of Honors (All Attendees)
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