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History of the Chinese Lion Dance

Friday, February 17th, 2017

The Chinese Lion Dance is a celebratory dance usually enjoyed around Chinese New Year and other special occasions. Two dancers perform each lion, one as the head and fore-legs, and the other as the butt and hind-legs. The dancers both wear pants to match the lion’s fur, with one dancer under the oversized head, and […]

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Developing the Student Mindset

Martial Arts Punch Defense Variations

Thursday, February 9th, 2017

The straight punch, or jab, is a widely used technique used in almost every existing martial art. Though different arts may vary slightly in how they deliver this technique, the biggest difference lies in how they defend against it. Some martial arts will block the blow with a stagnant defense. Others will avoid contact completely […]

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Too Young for Martial Arts?

Monday, December 19th, 2016

All children can benefit from practicing the martial arts. The discipline, focus, and endurance gained will be an invaluable and impactful part of their childhood. The question is not necessarily how young is too young, but rather what is the best age to start my child.

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