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Terre Haute Second Martial Arts Extravaganza

For those of us in the Wabash Valley that have been in the martial arts, we know Theresa Ortega.  She has been in this area for a long time, offering support through product sales, downtown revitalization, and so much more.  She has been a valuable part of our community. Last year Theresa hosted the first… Continue reading Terre Haute Second Martial Arts Extravaganza

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Self Defense in the Wabash Valley – Really!

A Terre Haute, Indiana man recently inquired about self-defense lessons in the Wabash Valley, commenting: Most of the schools around here seem to cater to children or sports.  I want something I can use if I'm attacked with my kids or wife. Do you guys offer that? The short answer to that question is: Yes. … Continue reading Self Defense in the Wabash Valley – Really!

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Bringing Home the Gold!

As a martial arts instructor, one of the most important decisions you make is where you will have your students fight.  Each venue offers different things, and excludes others.  An instructor has to find the right venue to instill the principles, values in their students.  Lackadaisically picking a venue does one's students no good. When… Continue reading Bringing Home the Gold!

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Praying Mantis Kung Fu for Real Self Defense in the Wabash Valley, Indiana

In addition to Wing Chun, the Yost Wing Chun Kung Fu Academy offers course studies in other martial art systems.  In this blog I’ll discuss one of these other systems and answer some commonly asked questions regarding it: For years the people of Terre Haute, Indiana, in fact all of the Wabash Valley, have been… Continue reading Praying Mantis Kung Fu for Real Self Defense in the Wabash Valley, Indiana