Author Archives: Wally

New Fall Kids Schedule

We are always changing things up in an attempt to make the gym a more awesome place. For this update to the kid’s schedule, we’ve made several adjustments that I’ll try to explain briefly here but if you have additional … Continue reading

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Masks again!

We’re back under a mandatory face covering order in Oregon, so everyone must wear a mask while inside public places until further notice. Turns out Oregon hospitals are getting overwhelmed with Covid patients, the vast majority of whom are unvaccinated. … Continue reading

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Learning a technique is one thing: you have a compliant partner, you learn the steps and BAM! There it is. Getting a submission against a resisting partner is different. They resist. They try their own counter techniques. They use strength. … Continue reading

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What is a Front Kick?

What is a front kick? I suspect the answer someone will give depends quite a bit on who they are and what use they may (or may not) have for a front kick. What do I think a front kick … Continue reading

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Kid’s Tournament Time

What? A kid’s tournament in the middle of COVID? How is this possible? We will be holding this summer tournament & picnic outdoors, and welcome families to stay on afterwards to play (in a distanced manner). It seemed like the … Continue reading

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