Andrea F. Harkins, a/k/a THE MARTIAL ARTS WOMAN, is an internationally recognized writer, motivator, and martial artist. She was a long-time columnist for Martial Arts Illustrated UK where she shared stories of successful martial art women. She currently writes for The Martial Arts Guardian (UK), MASUCCESS, The Parrish Village News, and her blog, The Martial Arts woman. Previously she wrote for Martial Arts Business (Australia),Conflict Manager, The World Martial Arts Magazine, and Think Positive Magazine.
MAGAZINE FEATURES: She has been featured twice in The World Martial Arts Magazine, twice in Martial Art Illustrated UK, and twice in MASUCCESS magazine.
BOOKS: Andrea’s first book, The Martial Arts Woman shares the stories and insights of more than twenty-five women in the martial arts and how they apply martial arts to their lives. In this book, the reader catches a glimpse into the brave and empowered woman who dares to be all that she can be. Her second book, Martial Art Inspirations for Everyone, are daily anecdotes and reflections for living a better life.
HALL OF FAME: In July, 2017, Andrea was inducted into the USA Martial Arts Hall of Fame for Leading Motivational Speaker/Author/ Martial Arts Business Expert. She was inducted into the Canadian Martial Art Hall of Fame in 2016. She is also listed in AMAA’s Who’s Who in Martial Arts 1st Edition.
INTERVIEWS: Andrea has been interviewed on numerous martial art and positivity podcast shows including Martial Thoughts, Martial Art Nation, Warriorcast, the Dynamic Dojo Radio Show, Martial Arts Media, Readily Random, Life is a Marathon, the Master Jack show, and more, where she has shared her insightful messages of positivity, hope, and inspiration. Her mission is to help others live positive, happy, and powerful lives.
IGNITE YOUR POWER! Join Andrea in her journey to discover how to win life’s everyday challenges. It does not matter if you are a martial artist. Every person is capable of igniting their personal power, wisdom, and grace, with compassion and spirit, just like a seasoned martial artist.
Find the balance that is missing in your life, and learn Andrea’s secrets and martial arts wisdom that she graciously shares, in order to help you live a better life each and every day.