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IMAC Black Belt Member Resources

Membership has it's privileges.  We are committed to providing you with an ever-growing library of tools and resources for your own professional development, as well as those of your instructors and students.  As you develop yourself as a Black Belt Leader, you increase your influence over those who are a part of your school - making a positive difference in their lives as well.  We encourage you to check back often, as we plan to be adding new content to this "Members-Only" page throughout the year.  It's our way to add value to you so you in turn can multiply value in your instructors, students, and their families.  Thanks for being a member of one of the most prestigious martial arts organizations in the world.  

How To Be a REAL Success

A Five-Part Series on personal growth and development in the area of Relationships, Equipping, Attitude, and Leadership presented by Dr. John C. Maxwell, with insights and commentary from IMAC President, John Terry - The Black Belt Leader.  This resource is also approved for Staff Training or for use in your Black Belt Club or Leadership Club.  All Participants Will Need a Copy of the REAL Success Participant's Guide to take notes they can refer back to and you can discuss in Q&A with staff and students.  While access to this resource appears in each video section, there is not a separate participation guide required for each section.
How To Be a REAL Success:
Session One

An introduction to "How to be a REAL Success", featuring John C.Maxwell and commentary by IMAC President and Black Belt Leadership founder Professor John Terry.

REAL Success: Session One (Introduction)
How To Be a REAL Success
Session Two: Relationships

Relationships 101, from "How to be a REAL Success" featuring John C. Maxwell and commentary by IMAC President and Black Belt Leadership founder Professor John Terry

REAL Success: Session Two (Relationships)
How To Be a REAL Success
Session Three: Equipping

Equipping 101 from "How to be a REAL Success" featuring John C. Maxwell, with commentary from IMAC President and Black Belt Leadership founder, Professor John Terry.

REAL Success: Session Three (Equipping)
How To Be a REAL Success
Session Four: Attitude

Attitude 101 from "How to be a REAL Success, featuring John C. Maxwell with commentary by IMAC President and Black Belt Leadership founder, Professor John Terry

REAL Success: Session Four (Attitude)
How To Be a REAL Success

Leadership 101 from "How To Be a REAL Success" featuring John Cl Maxwell with commentary by IMAC President and Black Belt Leadership founder, Professor John Terry

REAL Success: Session Five (Leadership)
iChoose Youth Leadership Curriculum

Introduce your students to values-based leadership, empowering them to become Black Belt Leaders in life.  This is a powerful tool for leadership development for your students (age 13 and older). Great for small groups, such as your Black Belt or Leadership Club, this resource can help young people uncover the leader waiting to be developed within and start them on a lifelong journey of personal growth and development.  16 lessons, broken down into 4 units, intended to be a facilitated discussion among the participants.  

TEACHING TIP: You may wish to break this leadership course content up over a 16-month period, focusing on ONE of these leadership qualities each month.  This will permit you to build upon each leadership quality for an average of four weeks, while still having time in your Black Belt or Leadership Club for your martial arts training elements.  You can also use this content as a Mat Chat series for your entire school if that is your preference.  If you have questions or need some guidance in scheduling, formatting, or implementing this curriculum within your school, please do not hesitate to contact our Administrative office.  
Lessons in Leadership
A Virtual Lunch-N-Learn Event

During this COVID-19 pandemic, the need for leadership has never been greater.  This virtual "lunch-n-learn" is being presented to encourage school owners and instructors to upscale their own leadership and empower their students and fellow instructors to do likewise.  This licensed and copyrighted content is provided courtesy of the International Martial Arts Council of America and the Christian Martial Arts Council.

Leveraging Social Media
7 Tips to Engagement & Prospecting

Today we live in a virtual world.  Americans spend an average of 144 minutes (over 2 hours) on Social Media every single day.  That's up more than 1 hour since 2012.  We've become connnected in ways  previous generations couldn't imagine.  So if that's where Americans are spending a considerable amount of their day, why aren't YOU there as a school owner sharing who you are, what you do, and the results people can experience by being a part of your program?  In this video, we share 7 insights to help you think into how you leverage social media to both attract new students but also stay engaged with your current students and instructors, as well as champiniong a cause that makes a difference in the lives of others.
Just Say NO to Bullying
Take a Stand, Lend a Hand

Bullying is a common problem in schools today.  Helping students understand what bullying is, why its wrong, and how they can help prevent it is a good first-step to creating a Kid-Safe Community within a local school.  This Powerpoint presentation, courtesy of the Fighting Back Institute, comes with a script to help you present an anti-bully message to Elementary, Intermediate, or Middle-School Students. Click on the image to the left or HERE to download the presentation to your computer.
DISC Personality Profiles
DISC Personalilty Profiles

Want to learn why you do the things you do? What stresses you out, and how you stress others? How you prefer to be communicated to, and how your communication style may be a challenge to others? What if you could personalize your training with each individual student based on their unique learning style?  That's what a DISC Personality Profile assessment can do for you.

As you're teaching your students to be Black Belt Leaders in Life, why not offer them a resource that will give them insight into their career choices, enjoy better relationships, manage money more effectively, and make better lifestyle choices?  That's what a DISC Personality Profile Assessment can do for your students.  



To order a DISC Student Success Assessment or a DISC Personality Profile Assessment, contact our office.  Interested in a DISC tool you can use in your school to personalize your teaching style to your individual students?  Contact our office.  
Let my personal mentor, John C. Maxwell, teach you powerful, proven leadership strategies through these online courses.  We've negotiated a special discount on these courses for our IMAC Members, as we believe as you grow yourself as a leader you will become more effective as a teacher and instructor.  Click on the image to access this special teaching page.

  • Developing the Leader Within You
  • Leadershift
  • 15 Laws of Growth
  • How Successful People Think
  • The Leader's Greatest Return (Coming Soon)
This content is exclusively for use by IMAC Members in good standing with our Association.  This training includes licensed third-party teaching content made available by The John Maxwell Team and  Black Belt Leadership.  Unauthorized sharing or distribution of this content is a violation of federal copyright laws and can subject the violator to legal action.  Sharing this link or content on social media is also prohibited.  iLead Curriculum is made available as a free resource to schools  and the students they serve courtesy of  a grant from The John Maxwell Foundation.  Unauthorized distribution or improper useof this content is prohibited.  
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