New Affiliate: GORUCK

One resolution for 2016 we’re making at the Meriden Martial Arts Club is to train more outdoors.  That means kata, kihon, and bunkai all done outside in addition to workouts to improve our fitness and general physical preparedness.  One thing we’re planning in particular is to ruck.  You’d have to be living under a rock to miss the biggest fitness trend of 2015!  Civilian rucking is taken from military training, and what it entails is to carry a heavy bag for long distances.  Mix in some other exercises like calisthenics and team-building activities, add some adverse environmental conditions, and you have the GORUCK Challenge.

You can click here or the image below to check out their site for more information about their events and products.  I LOVE GORUCK gear, so plan to see some reviews on this end very soon.  In the meanwhile, grab a bag, get outside, and get moving!


About moaimartialarts

Lucky enough to grow up with the martial arts, I have felt their positive influence throughout my life and am especially interested in sharing these experiences with others. I enjoy working with youth and adults to give back some of what I've received. If you would like to learn more about Uechi-Ryu/Shohei-Ryu Karate, or if you want to find people to train with, please contact me. I am the head karate instructor for the Meriden Martial Arts Club.
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