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Feeding Crane Gung-Fu Seminar – 6/5/11

Rakesh will be teaching a Feeding Crane Gung-Fu seminar on June 5th.  Here’s the write up he gave me: Feeding Crane is part of the White Crane family of Gung-Fu schools, developed originally by a woman named Qi-Niang in Fuzhao in … Continue reading

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Koichi Tohei: January 20,1920 – May 19, 2011

Koichi Tohei passed away May 19, 2011. Tohei Sensei was a giant in the Aikido world…a direct student of Aikido’s founder Morihei Ueshiba, the head instructor of the headquarters dojo at the time of Ueshiba’s death, and later the founder … Continue reading

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Some Reminders and a bit of Blatant Self-Promotion

A couple reminders: 1. Promotion ceremony for the kids will be tonight at 6pm.  Don’t expect trumpets or anything…we’re just handing out certificates and such.  Followed by lots of push-ups! 2. The monthly Kobudo class lead by Scott Schweitzer is … Continue reading

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Another Plug for ConCom – 3/26/11

So here’s another plug for Rory Millers Conflict Communication seminar on March 26. Everyone that practices martial arts does it for different reasons.  I do it mainly because I enjoy it, but I’m also serious about self-protection – this stuff … Continue reading

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Rory Miller at NWMA, March 26, 2011

Here’s a reminder that Rory Miller is coming to NWMA to teach his Conflict Communications course on March 26.  11am-7pm.  Yeah, it’s a long course…but worth it.  Bring a lunch. For those that want to cut to the chase, sign up … Continue reading

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January updates

I’ll post another column later this week, but for now, some updates: Eric Parsons is a Goju-Ryu Karate instructor in Kansas City, he and I became friends at the Crossing the Pond seminar last year.  He’s selling some t-shirts for … Continue reading

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Happy Day

Congratulations to Andrew and Sumiko Hackett!  Great friends, food, liquor (coffee-flavored tequila – interesting and very tasty), and lots of laughs.  No need for an ab workout today.Well done you two.  Everyone at NWMA wishes you the best! It was … Continue reading

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