Category Archives: Martial Arts

Tonight in sparring class, we wrapped three fighting principles into one technique. The three fighting principles were: extension, bridging the gap, and independent motion. The technique was the skipping front kick. In the skipping front kick, you move the lead … Continue reading

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Self Defense and Martial Arts

Sometimes people want to study martial arts.  Sometimes people want to take a self defense class.  We’re fine with that.  We offer self defense seminars.  We offer martial arts classes.  We think that, long term, martial arts provides students with a … Continue reading

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Get up!

How much grappling is a Mo Duk Pai student expected to know?  As a starting point, for an orange sash, the student should be able to fall safely, get an untrained opponent (of their same size) off of them, and … Continue reading

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January Martial Arts Deal!

To ring in the new year we are offering a month of adult Martial Arts for only $25 for new students.  This means anyone ages 13 and up can sign up for a month of classes and save $55. Here’s … Continue reading

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As Above, So Below (Part 1)

What concepts transfer easily from standup striking to ground grappling?  If you understand one game but not the other and you decide to learn the other game, can you scaffold off your old knowledge or do you have to start … Continue reading

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