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Tournaments: Interviews with 4 Thumpers

Thumpers preparing for upcoming tournament
Martial Arts tournaments are a part of our world, but not a requirement. We are a school that focuses more on street, real world self defense, but there are those in the Thumpers class that are interested and do participate in tournaments. There was a martial arts tournament...
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6 Memorial Day Videos to Honor this Day

Memorial Day
Memorial Day is celebrated every year on the last Monday in May.  It is our chance to take a moment and remember all those who have fought and died for our country so that we all may continue to be free.  The brave men and women of the...
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MMA Comes to New York, Finally!

MMA Tamdan McCrory
MMA, or Mixed Martial Arts, has finally become legal in New York. Finally. On March 22, 2016 the NY State Assembly voted to pass Bill No. S05949, by more than 4 to 1 in favor.   On April 14th of 2016, the bill was officially signed which establishes protocols for combative...
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What It’s Like To Be a Fight Choreographer

A Fight choreographer (sometimes called fight directors) are responsible for mapping out and overseeing sequences of staged combat in a film, a play, or other performances.  A fight choreographer’s job is to make a fight look as realistic as possible while keeping it safe for the actors.  Many...
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