Month: October 2018

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Adaptive Defense Methods

Adaptive Defense Methods Dedicated to self-defense and fitness for everyone in the special needs and adaptive athlete community A graduate of Grace University with a degree in Pyschology, Brandon Ryan is a lifelong martial artist.  Born with Cerabral Palsy, his organization Adaptive Defense Method boasts a mission to not let anyone feel helpless, regardless of physical…
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A Dear Old Friend: The Heavy Bag

Such a simple tool.  Often taken for granted.  It’s not a fancy piece of equipment; a bag simply stuffed with a random assortment of things.  Hanging, waiting for someone to befriend it.  Regardless of how much you use it, how much you abuse it, how much you sweat on it; No emotion, no judgment.  Unconditional…
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MAMA Podcast Coming Back!!

MAMA Podcast Coming Back!! We are sad to say our final episode of Treadmills & Tangents recently aired at The Answer 94.5 FM/1420 AM.  But it’s not the end for us!!  We’re getting back to our roots and wheelhouse and reviving our original MAMA Podcast where we’ll be talking all things martial arts, fitness and…
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Teen Overcomes Personal Obstacles with Martial Arts

Why Martial Arts? There are many special times in life as a martial arts instructor; most involve the success and growth of your students. Sometimes we get to experience one that stands out and you know will stick with you forever. This weekend was one. One of our students, Tiernan, came to us about 1…
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