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Changes made in upcoming spring schedule

The May 16th scheduled Pakistan Warrior Challenge (PWC) has been canceled and has now been changed to a Shaheen Smoker. The next PWC is still to be announced and there is no scheduled tentative date as of yet. The upcoming Shaheen Smoker may also include kick boxing and grappling matches if willing participants are founds….

Greco Roman Wrestling

Greco-Roman wrestling is a combat sport which focuses on grappling. This form of wrestling does not permit holds below the waist and emphasizes upper body throws and slams such as the suplex etc. Unlike freestyle wrestling, a wrestler is not allowed to trip an opponent nor hook the opponent’s legs for blocking/avoiding throws. Greco-Roman wrestling…

Capoeira

Capoeira is a striking art with origins as an Afro-Brazilian art form which combines elements of martial arts, music and dance. In the martial arts aspect of Capoeira, it focuses on striking particularly kicks accompanied by acrobatic movement. Similar to Muay-Thai and Indonesian Silat, Capoeira is accompanied by its traditional Afro-Brazilian music and is demonstrated…

Boxing

Boxing is a striking art. Boxing, along with wrestling is the oldest form of combat sport in history. There are Egyptian paintings depicting boxing scenes and boxing was introduced into the Greek Olympics in 688 B.C. Boxing is typically used to describe a combat sport where two participants fight each other with their fists. Strikes…

One Spirit Martial Arts

Since I have been back in America after spending the past 16 months training Muay Thai in Thailand and checking out the Martial Arts scene in South Asia, I have been very much looking forward to training some MMA here since there have sprouted up some very solid teams in the Northern Virginia area. My…

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