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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.

Taking Care

Given the state of the world in 2020, I’ve been thinking a lot about care lately—for self, for others, for society, for the planet. This thinking, perhaps paradoxically, lead me to think of martial arts. Continue reading

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MMA “Shadow Sparring” Solo Workout

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The Aftershokz Aeropex are the Best Headphones for Martial Artists

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Here’s Why the Garmin Instinct is the Best Watch for Martial Artists

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Datsusara Gear Bar 92L Review

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Arc’teryx Beta SV Jacket Review

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How to Train at Home for a Real MMA Fight

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How to Learn Self Defense and Develop Situational Awareness–The Hooded Box Drill

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Hayabusa Kanpeki T3 Helmet and Shin Guard Review

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Meriden Martial Arts Club Ruck 2019

Here’s a belated video of our most recent outdoor training session–a silly but somewhat strenuous evening.  Let us know what you best outdoor training looks like, and if you want to join sometime check out Meriden Martial Arts Club.  

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