Category Archives: Martial Arts

Camp Class Preview

This year, for MDP camp, I’ve been asked to teach a class about takedowns and groundwork for self defense. The two big questions behind the class will be: how and why might we, in a self defense situation, want to … Continue reading

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Summer Martial Arts Special!

Have you been hiding in the shadows, waiting to sign up for martial arts classes? Come out into the light and train for all of July and August for only $30! Normally, two months of training would cost you $180 … Continue reading

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Three lessons from the Kids Tournament

I try, after every class I teach, to write down one thing that I think I could have done better, or one thing that worked particularly well, or one thing that completely flopped (and I should avoid in the future), … Continue reading

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New Year’s Special

Been waiting to sign up for martial arts classes? Well now is the moment. If you pay $30, you can train as much as you like in January and February of 2018! Normally, this would cost you $180, so that’s … Continue reading

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Adding Function to Forms

Forms are usually solo performances. This means that the student is usually executing the motion alone, against no resistance. It is difficult to see what the martial application of doing something by yourself might be and so, by extension, it … Continue reading

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