Category Archives: News
What would happen if you combined military-style PT, an adventure race, and a karate class? You would get the Meriden Martial Arts Club’s first experiment without outdoor ruck march training. We only made it out for a few hours, but we loaded up … Continue reading
Don’t worry folks. We’ll be back! Projects, school, new jobs–Alar and I are both still in the fight, and we hope to get writing again this summer. In the meanwhile, look for some guest posts on this site and some … Continue reading
Here’s a nice article about my sensei, Ed DeCosta from a local newspaper. I mentioned his promotion to 9th-dan recently, and you can read more by following the link below. Congratulations to Ed and the others who earned promotions as … Continue reading
ALar previews UFC 164: Henderson v. Pettis II With all this UFC action, my blogging fingers are growing weary, but I will fight through the pain and deliver for you, my loyal readers! This Saturday the UFC is throwing one … Continue reading
One of my new karate students recently shared his love of sumo wrestling with me. I’ve always admired the wrestlers and their special mix of enormous size and explosive athleticism. Here are some excellent examples of bouts and techniques that … Continue reading
ALar takes a look at the career and legacy of the original ‘Ultimate Fighter’ After a rousing evening at the bossman’s crib watching UFC 160, I proceeded to head back to my humble abode and boot up my MacBook to … Continue reading
Here’s a video that tells a little bit about the karate we practice at Gracie Farmington Valley every day! Please take a look and let us know what you think. If you’re interested in training, you can e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or … Continue reading
Service Interrupted After more than a week of snow shoveling, firewood gathering, and brush clearing, things are finally getting back to normal here in Connecticut. I know some towns had it much worse than where I live, but here’s a … Continue reading
Just a quick update. The Rob Khan seminar is now from 9:00AM to 11:00AM at Gracie Farmington Valley. Thanks!
Still no power in CT, and ATT cell coverage is spotty at best. Look for blog and FB updates when we get up and running.