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!
by Charlette Report When Black, White and Asian students got together – it created a new form of martial arts. In 1960 a cocky 19 year old asian student was playing “cowboy” quick draw with his friend LeRoy Garcia in Issaquah shooting off cloth wads at each other to see who was faster. The story […]
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The first jabs landed politely, like the boxing students were tapping the punching bags on the shoulders instead of pummeling them. Then, the music started blasting — hard, driving beats, the kind that push everyone in the club onto the dance floor. Ronnell “Bigg Ron” Jones, an aptly named wall of […]
he school currently has around 50 students, including whites, hispanics and Cambodian-Americans. “We want to show that we are leading in martial arts, too, in Southeast Asia.” Cambodian-Americans in Tacoma, Washington, have started a traditional Cambodian kickboxing school. Srab Sroeuy, who founded South Sound Martial Arts, told VOA Khmer he wants to showcase a traditional […]
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 […]
Michael Snyder is an accountant by day and fights in a cage at night. The 24-year-old University of Washington graduate is one of many who are drawn to the world of mixed martial arts (MMA), a combination of boxing, wrestling, and martial arts. “It’s popular for several reasons. It’s new, exciting, and different from any […]
SEATTLE — At MKG Martial Arts in Northgate an otherwise quiet Sunday is anything but. Self-defense is the focus, as men and women alike try to learn a skill they hope they will never have to use. “You just need to keep going, even if you find