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Self Protection with Combat Hapkido

Posted by on Jan 16, 2013 in Just for Kicks Blog | 0 comments

Self Protection with Combat Hapkido

Combat Hapkido is an extremely realistic and versatile discipline of self protection that includes an extensive variety of joint locks, kicks, strikes, take downs, pressure points, ground grappling, disarming techniques and the use of selected weapons. The result is a comprehensive Self Defense system enjoyable to learn, safe to practice and most of all totally effective. Combat Hapkido’s dynamic concepts are based on scientific principles of anatomy and biomechanics, as well as psychology and strategy. It is well suited for men and women of all ages and sizes because physical strength...

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Burke’s Karate is Now On YouTube!

Posted by on Dec 14, 2011 in Just for Kicks Blog | 0 comments

Burke’s Karate is Now On YouTube!

The best way to experience the benefits of martial arts is to come to the Dojo and take a class.  Nothing beats repetition to build upon a learned skill and improve your technique.  If you begin to execute a movement wrong, however, you can create a bad habit that may take a long time to correct.  I encourage you to practice what you’ve learned when you’re not a Burke’s Karate, but I want for you to use the proper forms and motions that you’ve been taught during class.  To help you to do that, I’ve created a YouTube channel where you can watch me demonstrate the...

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3 Things to Consider When Choosing a Karate School

Posted by on Oct 29, 2011 in Just for Kicks Blog | 0 comments

3 Things to Consider When Choosing a Karate School

There are many things to determine when you are looking to take karate and are looking for a school. Many karate schools populate the streets of our neighborhoods and determining which one is the best for you can be a daunting task, Here are three things to help you determine which school is right for you: What is the best style? The short answer to this that there isn’t a “best” style. Martial arts are, in a lot of ways, like people. They have different personalities. Some are aggressive, some are passive, some are difficult, some are easy. In determining which style is right for you...

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