Why We Want Our Students Sparring More

In Self Defense, Uncategorized by Don Alley

One of the best ways to test your skills as a martial artist is sparring. Not everyone likes it. I get it. Sometimes it can be scary, students are afraid they will get hurt. But the reality is it’s a great way to improve, and often times it adds more meaning to your training.  Fighting makes all of those forms …

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Ladies Only Self Defense

In Self Defense by admin

This past Saturday we had our first ladies only self defense seminar in Ashburn!  We had an amazing turn out and the class was absolutely pack from one side of the floor to the other.  Check out what happened during our seminar! This was taught FOR ladies, BY ladies. Miss Gelles and Mrs. Garcia, two of the talented chief instructors …

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5 Practical Self Defense Tips

In Self Defense by Don Alley0 Comments

Recently in our area, a woman was found dead in her home, and her estranged husband is charged with the murder.  I had the privilege of working with her family, and it’s absolutely heartbreaking what’s happened.  Unfortunately, you hear stories like this all the time in the news, but it doesn’t feel the same as when you knew them personally.  …