Caution!!! Self defense is not kickboxing! While the benefits of kickboxing ARE empowering it is not, necessarily, preparing you for self defense and quite possibly building a false sense of confidence. This is a good instructor so perhaps the news coverage is just a little off. Do your research!
What do musical greats Jimi Hendrix, Quincy Jones, Dave Lewis, Macklemore, and Earnestine Anderson, have in common with martial arts legend the late Bruce Lee, entertainment mogul Roger Forbes, and Beaverton, Oregon, writer Ken Boire? The answer is they all attended Seattles Garfield High School. Growing up in Seattles inner city during a time when […]
Some people are trying to bring back a little bit of history to Capitol Hill: a new version of the neighborhood patrol group, Q-Patrol. The original Q-Patrol first walked the streets of Capitol Hill in 1991 as a response to gay-bashing incidents in Seattle. The group’s members were trained in self-defense.
The bad guy always wants one of three things: property, body or life. “Bad guys don’t want to get caught, they don’t want to get hurt, they don’t want shit to take too long,” says Tony Blauer, who owns Blauer Tactical Systems and leads the CrossFit Defense courses. In a carjacking scenario, it’s no different. […]
SEATTLE — Hundreds of men and women spent their morning attending a self defense workshop in Seattle on Saturday. The workshop was held at MKG Seattle, a fitness and martial arts studio. MKG owner Andy Wilson said the workshop was in response to
Four women have been attacked in north Seattle over the last couple weeks. A martial arts school, that also teaches self defense, offered a free, impromptu class last weekend and 100 people showed up. They want to get the message out about how important self defense is. We hear from a woman who saved her […]