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My Interview with Martial Arts Nation Podcast

I had the privilege of being interviewed by Martial Arts Nation Podcast recently.  So much has happened since I was last interviewed a year ago, that it was a good time to share all of the news and updates. I’m attaching the link so you can check it out: http://manation.libsyn.com/the-martial-art-woman-interview-2-with-andrea-harkins It’s about my vision, what… Read More My Interview with Martial Arts Nation Podcast

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Exploring Styles- Krav Maga

Krav Maga’s Syncretic Nature By: Christian Aracena of Krav Maga Institute NYC Mixed martial arts’ popularity has risen over the past decade. People are increasingly intrigued by a multitude of disciplines as opposed to one. For many in the United States, the concept of a martial arts admixture is new, but to those that have… Read More Exploring Styles- Krav Maga

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Respect and Courtesy In Martial Arts and Life

Respect and courtesy play a huge role in martial arts. You typically bow when you enter through the door of the dojo or school. You bow to the partner with whom you practice. Before you start your sparring match, you graciously tap the mitt of your opponent in good sportsmanship.  When a sparring match in… Read More Respect and Courtesy In Martial Arts and Life

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5 Basics Required to Learn a Martial Art

1.  Be open-minded Learning a martial art is interesting.  There’s a lot involved.  Every move has a fine point, every task has a meaning.  Your instructor may be demanding, but he will provide you with all the necessary tools to become a real martial artist. The key to learning is being open-minded.  A martial art… Read More 5 Basics Required to Learn a Martial Art