Tag Archives: Schools and Instruction

6 Tips On How To Make Martial Arts Safe For All Ages

Hi, Everyone:  Here’s a really informative guest post from writer and trainer Krisca Te.  She provides us a thorough exploration of how to make martial arts safe for all ages.  This post is probably more geared to those with less … Continue reading

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Circuit Training for Karate Nerds

Here are a few examples of workouts I’ve created that combine MMA-style conditioning drills with karate techniques.  Take a look at each and let us know if they might be helpful to you.  If you have suggestions, please share them … Continue reading

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Shohei-Ryu Karate at Gracie Farmington Valley Promotional Video

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 bill@graciefv.com or … Continue reading

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Back to School Shopping!

So I meant to post this a lot sooner (hence the September-y title) but was delayed by the opening of Gracie Farmington Valley. You’d be surprised of all the stuff you need to start a karate program from scratch! Here’s … Continue reading

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How to tell which type of martial arts school is best for you!

What type of martial arts school is best? Here’s something I’ve been thinking about for awhile.  There are many different types of martial arts school to choose from.  But it’s not easy to pick based on the name, the instructors, … Continue reading

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New School Update – Gracie Farmington Valley

I’ve been alluding to this over the last few weeks, so here’s the official news!  I will be the head karate instructor at Gracie Farmington Valley in Tariffville, CT. Click our logo for more information.  The school’s site is still … Continue reading

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Selfless Sensei Contest

Here’s a neat contest going on at KarateDepot.com.  It’s called the “Selfless Sensei” Charitable Giveaway, and the winner received $1000 for equipment. Nominations end tonight, and voting begins tomorrow. Do you know of a great martial arts teacher who works … Continue reading

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