Small Hinges


Small hinges swing big doors.

It is the little things that make the big difference.

Watch my 4 minute Facebook live about this truth, and the effects it is having in my own life.


  1. If you still haven’t made a goal that will make 2023 your best year ever, do so now! Better late than never!
  2. Take control of your mornings- how you start your day is one of your most important habits of all, as it sets the tone for the rest of it.
  3. Get control of your self talk! What you say when you talk to yourself is the most important voice of all!
  4. Your self talk is also affected by what you read, watch and listen to- so get deliberate about your input! Replace the fear mongering of the talking heads on the “news” networks with positive, productive and empowering voices!
  5. Get in a tribe of POSITIVE, encouraging and empowering people! Your relationships should charge , not drain you.
  6. Measure your progress more often- i.e. weekly metrics are better than monthly.
  7. Stay the course! Mothing great happens too quickly; but miracles can happen when you invest the time into the self work!



Let me know your goals so I know how I can help!


Prepare To Live; Empower To Lead!

Grand Master Stephen J. Del Castillo
Founding Master Instructor, Krav Maga Martial Arts




About Grandmaster Stephen J. Del Castillo: Grandmaster Del Castillo is the founding Master Instructor of Krav Maga Martial Arts and has been empowering lives in Pasco and Hillsborough Counties since October of 2000. He is a 7th degree Blackbelt, MBA, author, mentor and success coach, a US Army Veteran and a proud father and grandfather. He is married to Ms. Barbara Del Castillo who helps him run the school. Grand Master Del Castillo began his training in the early 80’s and has high level blackbelts in Tae Kwon Do, Karate, Premier Martial Arts and Krav Maga Martial Arts as well as experience in kickboxing, Jeet Kune Do and Jiujitsu. He has high level instructor certifications from BBSI, IKMF, and KMG and has been featured in numerous Martial Arts publications and also Success magazine. He was a competitive sport karate and American Kickboxing instructor until he enlisted in the US Army where he served in the 82nd Airborne Division, where he won an Army Green to Gold scholarship and proceeded to ROTC and the University of Tampa. He was commissioned in 1992 and went on to serve in Germany with the 3rd Infantry Division and then in several other posts in the US until he left military service to pursue his dream of creating KMMA in 2000.

The Krav MagaMartial Arts Headquarters is in Lutz, FL at 1900 Land O’ Lakes Blvd., 33549. Krav Maga Martial Arts serves Lutz, Land O’ Lakes, Wesley Chapel, and surrounding areas.

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