NEW LOCATION NOW OPEN:
EPIC SPORTS LODGE 19310 E 50th Terrace Independence MO 64055
Now forming classes: 
Billsan2000@gmail.com
816.985.4216

BLACK BELT STRATEGIES FOR 
PERSONAL, PROFESSIONAL & ATHLETIC MASTERY 

We utilize advanced internal & external principles from the martial art of Aikido to transform challenges into opportunities.

Our specialized techniques develop & create a stronger balance & integration of mind-body & emotions for improvements in any endeavor.

GOAL AND MISSION OF SHODAN SOLUTIONS:

Teach practical skills on how to stay calm & focused under stressful situations to help individuals achieve their greatest potential.

Here's some examples of what we can help you achieve:

​In the Workplace:

  • BETTER MENTAL CLARITY 

  • BASIC WAYS TO IMPROVE MOBILITY

  • INCREASED ENERGY & WELLNESS

  • GREATER FEELINGS OF RESILIENCE

  • FEEL CENTERED MORE OFTEN

In Athletic Performance:

  • INCREASED FOCUS , RECALL & CREATIVITY

  • EMOTIONAL REGULATION & BALANCE 

  • STRATEGIES FOR INJURY PREVENTION

  • CONTROL 'THE FLOW STATE'

  • STRONGER SITUATIONAL AWARENESS 

1st Responders, Military & Law Enforcement:

  • WAYS TO FEEL CENTERED & CONNECTED

  • REDIRECT EFFECTS OF NEGATIVITY 

  • BUILD AN INTERNAL BALANCE & PEACE

  • REDUCE CHRONIC STRESS & STRIFE

WHY SHODAN WORKS:

Specialized physical movements directly linked to mental strategies provides a more effective gateway to achievement and success. This somatic approach creates more lasting internalized results to reach the higher levels of potential.

 

 

*Classes can be conducted on-site in any open meeting room space, indoor or outdoors, utilizing social distancing without any need of specialized equipment.

For over 30 years Bill Witthar has studied and helped people with developing peak-performance strategies. He is a certified instructor in the United States Aikido Federation and holds the rank of 4th degree black belt. He's studied and trained in elite level martial arts, fitness and athletics since 1988. He’s conducted leadership trainings, provided corporate level consultation, PTSD treatment solutions and coached athletes of all ages and ability levels.

References

The role of the body in leading & learning: Case study of a somatic leadership development program
https://pqdtopen.proquest.com/doc/1018423133.html?FMT=ABS&pubnum=3508571

 

A Brief Intro to the World of Somatics

https://www.healthline.com/health/somatics 

Aikido: A martial art with mindfulness, somatic, relational, and spiritual benefits for veterans.

https://psycnet.apa.org/doiLanding?doi=10.1037%2Fscp0000134 

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The word Shodan means "first degree black belt" and it symbolizes a beginning. The start of an intentional commitment to ongoing improvement and refinement.

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