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This is Sensei Timothy R. Loomis’ Golden Anniversary

October 2017 is a very special month for me.  I started my first martial art class 50 years ago in 1967 in the month of October.  I asked my mom to enroll me in an after-school "Junior Judo" program through the South Euclid/Lyndhurst recreation department.  I absolutely loved the class and knew I'd be doing this the rest of my life.  After the 8-week program ended I transferred to the Mayfield Academy of Mi ...

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New Phone Numbers!

NEW TOLL FREE:  (888) 463-6179 NEW LOCAL:  (330) 237-9594 We have been Windstream customers for almost 25 years.  Windstream is pretty much the ONLY local phone provider in our area.  They are a (relatively) small phone company that was created years ago when Ma Bell had to split due to anti-trust litigation.  I have no problem with Windstream's services.  They have always been reliable and have great custo ...

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The Mark of a Good Martial Art Teacher

Let’s take it one step further – What is the mark of the best teacher for you in any kind of learning environment?  How do you know if a teacher is the right one for you?  Tim Loomis, Owner and Chief Instructor of The Silent Mind in Twinsburg Ohio says the answer might surprise you.  Surely most people would say first, the teacher has something they want to learn.  Second, whether they feel a connection (i. ...

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The Silent Mind Exposes the Truth behind Martial Arts Training

Despite its portrayal in movies and on TV, genuine martial arts is not about being aggressive. To the untrained eye, martial arts appears malicious and violent; however, nothing could be further from the truth. Martial arts masters are trained in the way of peace. Those who have dedicated their lives to martial arts training have been taught to take appropriate action at every level of a confrontation. If y ...

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Tim Loomis, Owner of The Silent Mind in Twinsburg, Ohio Discusses ‘Want to’ Versus ‘Need To’

Throughout the course of your life, you’ll encounter a number of things you want to do, as well as those you need to do.  Being of a certain age, Sensei Tim Loomis from The Silent Mind in Twinsburg, Ohio has found that every decision you make can fit into one of these two categories.  By the way, there is a third category made up of things you don’t want to do; they’re usually easy to deal with – just don’t ...

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Master Tim Loomis Offers Words of Wisdom

In a world of karate movies and MMA fighting, it should come as no surprise to learn that many people decide to begin martial arts training for the wrong reasons. Teenagers and adults often visit their local Northeast Ohio dojo with the belief that they’ll be taught the same moves they’ve seen in action sequences on TV. However, learning how to handle a dangerous situation is very different than learning ho ...

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The Silent Mind is a Hidden Gem

When something new and different comes along, we all jump at the chance to experience it firsthand. For instance, it’s no surprise to see a long line forming in front of an event center that is hosting a visiting entertainer, doctor, or even a martial art expert. Unfortunately, we often get so caught up in the novelty of it all that we tend to forget there are plenty of talented individuals right here in ou ...

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The Silent Mind Receives Great Reviews from Students Enrolled in Martial Arts Training

There are many people who like the idea of taking part in an activity that challenges the mind, body, and spirit. However, since facilities can differ greatly in terms of approach, it’s best to look at a martial art school student reviews prior to enrolling. To make things easier for those who are interested in martial arts training, The Silent Mind makes student testimonials readily available. After readin ...

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The Silent Mind Offers Youth, Teen, Adult, and Senior Adult Martial Arts Classes

You’ll often hear stories about children who have undergone complete transformations after enrolling in classes at the local martial art studio. However, what people fail to mention is that self-defense training doesn’t just benefit youngsters. In fact, this type of activity can prove to be an excellent choice for everyone from kindergartners to retirees. That’s why The Silent Mind in Twinsburg, Ohio offers ...

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The Silent Mind Describes a Typical Martial Art Class at Their Facility

For many people, the idea of taking part in Kung Fu, Aikido, Goshin Jujutsu, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, or T’ai Chi training is an appealing one. However, a lot of these individuals are simply too nervous to give it a try! Despite the fact that martial arts classes can have a positive impact on the mind, body, and spirit, a number of prospective students don’t even get as far as a trial class, fearing that they’l ...

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