So What Was It?

When you looked back at 2022 a few days ago, and were thankful for all the blessings, accomplishments and progress in your life, what things were you thankful for?

What things didn’t happen the way you’d hope?

In what areas did you decide you need to improve?


These are important questions we need to ask ourselves,

It’s how we decide what’s important next…


I’m going to be short and sweet today.


  1. If you haven’t answered those questions, you still can. It’s “0” week of 2023! (if you haven’t hit the ground running yet)…


2. Then, celebrate your blessings and accinplishments and do more of the things that helped get you these, and/or raise the bar and set some new goals!


3. And, perhaps most importantly, make a plan and start taking action, and creating momentum, on the things you want to change.


I was listening to a video from Grant Cardone this morning and he said, “nothing stays the same. You’re either getting better or you’re getting worse.”

So, in what areas will you decide to become the best and highest version of yourself this year?

What in your life do you want to change for the better?


And how may I help?

Just reply to this email or, if you aren’t even a student yet, START HERE! 



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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