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    Savate, Canne de Combat and Kali/JKD With Salem Assli
    July 24, 2014

    Savate, Canne de Combat and Kali/JKD With Salem Assli | Seattle, WA

     

    Savate Seminar Seattle, WAJoin us on September 19-22, 2014 for a series of workshops with world famous Savate and Kali/JKD instructor Professor Salem Assli.

    For the first time Professor Assli will be teaching Canne de Combat and Kali/JKD in the Pacific Northwest. Don’t miss this rare opportunity.

    This is a unique opportunity to visit the Emerald City and train for 4 days with one of the worlds foremost martial artists.

    Schedule of Events:

    Friday – 6:00 to 8:30pm Canne de Combat – $50
    Saturday – 11:00 to 4:00 Savate/JKD (optional testing after)
    Sunday – 11:00 to 4:00 Savate/JKD (optional testing after)
    Monday – 6:00 to 9:00pm Kali/JKD – $50

    Price:

    All four days – $200
    Weekend only – $130
    One day weekend – $85
    One Evening only – $50

    IMPORTANT – Testing will be for 2 day weekend attendees ONLY so clear your schedule.

    Please confirm your attendance on our Facebook event page here. https://www.facebook.com/events/247621522112006/

     

     

    Saturday 7/19 Schedule Change
    July 15, 2014

    Schedule Change

    ATTN: MKG MARTIAL ARTS STUDENTS!!

    In lieu of the Rick Faye Seminar we will NOT be holding 11:00 am Martial Arts classes – this includes Savate, BJJ and Phase. This seminar is an absolute MUST for MKG students – we hope to see everyone in attendance this Saturday and Sunday!

    If you are attending please register on our Facebook Event Page 

    Save some time by paying online at our MKG Store

    See you all this weekend!!

     

     

     

    Guro Rick Faye in Seattle
    July 3, 2014

    Kali / Jeet Kune Do Seminar in Seattle

     

    RickFaye2014 Kali Jeet Kune Do Seminar in Seattle

     

    We are excited to announce that the founder of MKG, Guro Rick Faye, will be visiting Seattle July 19th and 20th, 2014.

    Saturday - 11:30 to 4:30
    Sunday - 11:00 to 4:00

    Two Days – $140.00
    One Day – $90.00

    Please reserve your spot by registering on our Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/events/723108987728346/

    Guro Rick’s seminars are packed full of information, logical progression and inspiring to both beginners and advanced practitioners. As always Panantukan, Kali Weaponry, JKD and mixed striking methods will be on the menu.

    Guro Rick is among only a handful of Senior Full Instructors under Guro Dan Inosanto in the world and he comes to MKG Seattle twice a year.

     

     

    Fourth of July Schedule
    July 2, 2014

    imagesMKG will be closed on Friday, July 4th and will be offering limited classes on Saturday, July 5th.

    The following classes that will be taking place will be:

    CrossFit On-Ramp at 8:00AM
    CrossFit at 9:00AM
    MAX10 Fitness – Bag Combat at 9:00AM
    Martial Arts – Phase 10:00AM (available to all martial arts students of all levels)

    ** Also just a reminder that Childcare will NOT be available on July 5th and there will be no Yoga class on Sunday, July 6th at 9:30AM.

     

     

    Class Cancellations Monday Night June 23
    June 17, 2014

    All adult martial art classes are cancelled Monday evening June 23, 2014 for the John Will seminar. Martial art students please try to make this seminar and the workshop with Rick Faye in July. (MAX10 and CrossFit classes are NOT affected)

     

     

    Legendary Coach John Will Returns

    Distilled Street Defense With John Will

     

    John Will will John Will June 2013 Seattlebe returning for a quick workshop at MKG Seattle on Monday night June 23, 2014.  ALL martial arts classes are cancelled that evening.(MAX10 and CrossFit are NOT affected)  Don’t miss a chance to train with one of the worlds elite teachers.

    This is NOT going to be a BJJ seminar but will cover some ground work.  John will be doing a street defense/MMA hybrid seminar. Basically standing to ground for a self defense and sport paradigm.

    Monday, June 23, 2014
    6:00 to 9:00pm
    $75.00 (financial assistance available for MKG Students)

    Please use our Facebook event page HERE to hold your space.

     

     

    Balintawak Seminar
    June 3, 2014

    Our friends at Balintawak Seattle will be hosting a workshop with Grandmaster Bobby Taboada at MKG Seattle on June 14 & 15, 2014. Please see their event page below to register.

    https://www.facebook.com/events/286056124878031/

    (MKG Seattle students – You have another one of the big names in FMA teaching at your school so don’t miss this opportunity)

     

    Balintawak Seattle Seminar at MKG Martial Arts

    P1000234Balintawak Cuentada Seattle is honored to host Grandmaster Bobby Taboada for a rare Pacific Northwest visit. Considered one of the pioneers in introducing Balintawak outside of the Philippines – don’t miss this opportunity to meet and learn from this legendary martial artist.

    Grandmaster Taboada will be sharing key concepts of his Balintawak Cuentada System. Martial artists from all styles and all levels are welcome to participate.

    Training Schedule:
    Saturday June 14, 1:00PM-5:00PM
    Sunday June 15, 9:00AM-1:00PM, Balintawak Testing starting at 2:00PM

    Cost:
    $80 per day
    $140 for both days if registered by May 24

    Additional details & registration:
    Balintawakseattle@gmail.com

     

     

    Memorial Day Weekend Schedule / Workout
    May 20, 2014

    imagesSBNN6CMZMKG Seattle Community – We have a special workout planned on Monday morning but we are closed for regular classes this coming Monday, May 26th in observance of Memorial Day.

    Our MAX10/Martial Arts and CrossFit programs will each be conducting a morning workout at 9:30am.

    9:30 MAX10 (open to all MKG Seattle members)
    9:30 CrossFit

    Get your workouts in before you fire up the barbeques!

    Our Saturday classes and Sunday Yoga classes will be conducted as usual.

     

     

    Sunday Seminar – Kali Level 1-3
    May 16, 2014

    MKG Seattle Sunday Seminar Series – Kali Level 1-3

    Join us for a 5-hour Sunday seminar on June 8th on the MKG Kali Curriculum Level 1-3. It’s an ambitious plan but here is what we’ll train and/or review.

    Kali Seminars Seattle

    Who is this for? Everyone! If you’ve wanted a progressive experience working through the MKG Kali / Filipino Martial Arts curriculum this is it.

    CURRICULUM COVERED:
    Overview of the Inosanto-Faye-Wilson Kali Progression
    1-48 Numbering System
    Footwork
    Double Stick
    Single Stick
    Knife Tapping
    Panantukan
    Sparring if equipment allows:

    Our goal for these next few series is to get our students up-to-speed by thoroughly reviewing the first 3 levels of material from the MKG International Martial Arts Association curriculum and the modifications and additions made at MKG Seattle. Some of our students have been training for a decade but never tested in the art. They have clearly put in the flight time and know the material for the first couple levels. This is an opportunity to get everyone placed at their level. We don’t sell certification or rank here. It is important to submit an application so we can review your records in advance. See Guro Josh Mills if you’d like to test.

    Time – 10:30 to 4:00 with 1/2 hour break
    Price – $45 Public / $35 CAP/CORE / $15 Testing Fee

    Please register in advance on our Facebook Event Page HERE

     

     

    Sunday Seminar Jun Fan / JKD
    May 15, 2014

    JKD / Jun Fan Martial Arts Seminar May 18, 2014

    Join us for a seminar on the MKG JKD Levels 1-3. (There will be optional testing as well.  Please see Josh Mills for a level placement application if you are an MKG student who’d like to test)

    Curriculum Covered:

    Why the JKD Concept is just as relevant today as it was in 1973.
    JKD Wooden Dummy sets 1-3
    Ung Moon
    Pak Sao Series
    Lop Sao Series
    Loy Pak Series
    Don Chi Sao
    1-2, 1-3 Series
    Footwork
    More…

    Who is this for? Everyone! If you’ve wanted a progressive experience working through the Jeet Kune Do / Jun Fan Martial arts curriculum this is it.

    MKG Martial Arts Seattle Schedule and Pricing / PricesOur goal for these next few series is to get our students up-to-speed by thoroughly reviewing the first 3 levels of material from the MKG International Martial Arts Association curriculum and the modifications and additions made at MKG Seattle. Some of our students have been training for a decade but never tested in the art. They have clearly put in the flight time and know the material for the first couple levels. This is an opportunity to get everyone placed at their level. We don’t sell certification or rank here. It is important to submit an application so we can review your records in advance.

    Time – 10:30 to 4:00 with 1/2 hour break
    Price – $45 Public / $35 CAP/CORE / $15 Testing Fee

    Please Register on Our Facebook Event Page: https://www.facebook.com/events/441291992681954/

     

     

    Child Care During Adult Classes Expanding!
    May 10, 2014

    Child Care During Adult Classes Expanding

      Child Care at MKG SeattleFor parents with young children it can be nearly impossible to make time to attend classes.  This is something we’ve always wished we could help with…  Fortunately we actually have the space in our new facility so we are excited to finally offer child care so you can train!  We are going to start out conservatively and if the feedback and response is positive we will expand covered hours quickly.

    We cannot stress highly enough that if this is something you are interested in it is vital to participate quickly and consistently.  If there is not a good response we will be unable to maintain the program.

     

    Current Hours:

    9:00 to 11:00 am Monday and Wednesday
    6:00 to 8:30 pm Monday thru Thursday
    9:00 to 12:00 pm on Saturday morning.

    Starting June 1, 2014.  Expanded Hours:

    9:00 to 11:00 am Monday thru Friday
    6:00 to 8:30 pm on Monday thru Thursday
    9:00 to 12:00 pm on Saturday morning.

     

    Cost:

    $5.00 Per Child Per Visit $45.00 10 Pack

     

    Conditions:

    2 Hours maximum 6 Months to 12 Years Please inquire for further conditions.

    Space is LIMITED.  Be sure you stop by the front desk or better yet use this form below for more information on the program and special offers for new and returning students:

     

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    I am interested in child care during:

     

     

     

     

    Muay Thai Kickboxing Seminar With Grandmaster Chai
    April 28, 2014

    THAI BOXING SEMINAR SATURDAY, MAY 31 & SUNDAY, JUNE 1

    Seminar Location:
    Garden Home Recreation Center
    7475 SW Oleson Road
    Portland, OR 97223

    MKG Seattle Thai boxing fans make the annual trek to Portland, OR to see the legendary Grandmaster Chai! For those who would like to become instructors same day especially.

    Welcome to all styles, skill levels, new students and beginners!

    Fun and friendly atmosphere!

    Thai Boxing Seminar 2014-page-001Seminar with the Legendary Thai Boxer, Grandmaster Chai. Since founding the Thai Boxing Association in 1968, he has traveled the world teaching Thai Boxing and educating students on the art and culture of Muay Thai.
    No video, still camera, cell phone or audio recordings allowed.

    Saturday: 12:02 pm – 4:29 pm
    (Registration begins at 11:22 am)
    Sunday: 11:03 am – 3:28 pm
    Cost:
    $25 Spectator Fee
    $55 “Try-It” (2.5 hours)
    $90 One Day
    $150 Two Days
    * Cash Only Please *

    Sponsored by: Thai Boxing Association, Lameco-Eskrima, and LucayLucay, Kali & JKD Associations

    UP-COMING SEMINARS
    Guro Dan Inosanto October 4th & 5th – Portland, OR

     

     

    Rounds Testing Events May & June 2014
    April 14, 2014

    Rounds Testing Events May & June 2014

     

    Logical progression and goal setting are two key components to learning any new skill.  The Rounds Club testing created by the Minnesota Kali Group is perhaps one of the best ways to learn Muay Thai, vastly improve your fitness level and keep your motivation up during the process.

    rounds test training seminar MAY2014 (2)Do you want to learn more about the Rounds Tests?  Join us May 4th to learn about the fundamentals of each test and techniques for both holding and hitting.  For those students interested in Muay Thai, tough training, and great workouts, this is the seminar to attend! *Mandatory for those taking the 10, 5 or TBA Test!  FREE to all Rounds Testers and Holders!

    $20.00 for all other interested students.

    Rounds Test FlyerThe test itself is scheduled for June 7th. No special permission is needed for the 1 hour test, just sign up. Those that are testing for the 10 round, 5 round or TBA need to get permission first and start training NOW.

    Cost is $35 (includes free shirt). Test fee due 1 month prior to test to reserve shirt size.

     

     

    FREE Child Safety Events This Weekend
    April 9, 2014

    FREE Bully Buster and Kids Self Defense

    The MKG Seattle Kids Martial Arts program will be conducting two FREE child safety workshops this weekend.  They  are quick, informative and open to the public.  Please share the event on Facebook!

    BullyThe first will begin at 8:30am and is based around dealing with bullying.  Bullying is unfortunately prevalent in schools all across the country, and in many ways bullying is getting worse We will be talking about how to identify bullies, and how to protect ourselves from them.   Just us and bring your friends and family!  We ask that you please register on the MKG Seattle Kids Facebook event if you are coming.

     

    Youth Self DefenseThe second event will begin at 9:30am and is more self defense related.  MKG Seattle Kids Facebook event  if you are coming.   Every day kids are kidnapped and attacked. The best thing that you can do is be prepared. Be prepared to fight back, be prepared to keep yourself safe. Invite your friends and family to join you for a free fun and informative seminar.

     

     

    Schedule Change This Saturday

    Schedule Changes Saturday, April 12th, 2014

    Schedule Change

    We apologize for the inconvenience but we will have some scheduling issues this Saturday and must cancel a couple classes.  The 10:00 Kali and ALL 11:00 classes are cancelled this Saturday, April 12th, 2014.

    We have a day of very special events planned.  First and foremost Grand Tuhon Leo Gaje will be conducting a Pekiti Tirsia seminar this weekend starting at 11:00.

    In addition we will be hosting two FREE seminars for kids on Saturday.  At 8:30am we will be conducting a Bully Buster workshop and at 9:30 Self Defense workshop for kids.

     

     

    Grand Tuhon Leo T. Gaje, Jr. Pekiti Tirsia Kali Seminar
    April 8, 2014

    Pekiti Tirsia Kali in Seattle

    The Pekiti Tirsia Kali Club in Tacoma, WA is hosting a weekend seminar with the truly legendary Grand Tuhon Leo T. Gaje, Jr. at MKG Seattle this April.

    Pekiti Tirsia in Seattle

    Come and experience the offensive bladed system as you’ve never experienced it before.

    • Triangle Footwork
    • Solo Baston / Doble Baston
    • Solo Daga / Doble Daga
    • Dumpag (Pangamut Dumog)
    • Edge Impact Weapons
    • Espada y Daga

    Bring double sticks, double knives and safety glasses.

    April 12th and 13th, 2014
    Saturday 11:00am- 6:00pm
    Sunday 10:00am-5:00pm

    Please arrive one hour early for registration.

    $100 for 1 day
    $150 for 2 days
    Cash only!

    Please indicate your attendance on the official event page here: https://www.facebook.com/events/1433185533589117/

    Please note that all questions should be directed to the host, Guro Roberto Pagan, of the Tacoma Club.

    Contact: Roberto Pagan
    Phone: 253-348-4793
    Email: bladedhand33@gmail.com

     

     

    April Childcare Special
    April 3, 2014

    Many people are not aware that the MKG Seattle community has an affordable Child Care option for all of our students.  Whether you are in our Adult Martial Arts / Kickboxing, MAX10 Boot Camp or CrossFit MKG program you are eligible to use our Child Card program.

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    As new parents themselves, the owners of MKG understand how difficult it is to make time for yourself and it is for this reason they are committed to providing some allotted times each week where one of our Child Care staff members can watch your kids for up to two hours while you train.  We have a dedicated space, toys, wi-fi and study area in addition to a dedicated staff member for supervision.

    During the month of April we are having a special if you have more than one child.  2 Kids admitted for the price of 1!!!  Remember our fee is only $5.00 a class anyway!  A steal!

    Give us a call at our main number of 206-789-2411 with any questions.

     

     

    Lightning Scientific Arnis April 26 & 27
    March 25, 2014

    Lightning Scientific Arnis Seattle

    Master Jon Escudero is back in Seattle this April 26th and 27th for another seminar weekend on Lightning Scientific Arnis.

    Jon Escudero

     

    Date: 4/26 and 4/27
    Time: Saturday – 12:00 to 4:30
    Sunday – 11:00 to 4:00
    Price: Two Days – $110, One Day $75

    This seminar is open to students of all levels.

    Lightning Scientific Arnis is a Filipino Martial Art (FMA) from the  Island of Panay founded by the late Grandmaster Benjamin Luna Lema in 1937. It was a synthesis of the different techniques informally practiced throughout the  Island and incorporates the techniques of Tercia, Serrada, Cadenilla and espada y daga with the use of: single stick, double stick, stick/sword and dagger, -s line of sight (Serrada) and focuses on the power generation and speed of the weapon.

    Master Jon Escudero will be coming over the US this spring 2014, to conduct Seminars in Seattle, Washington, D.C. and Housto. The seminar will be of Lightning Scientific Arnis fighting concepts in bolo work, baston serrada, knife and hand to hand applications.

    More infor about Master Jon Escudero and LSAI can be found here: more information to follow.

     

     

    Help Wanted at MKG Seattle
    February 22, 2014

    HELP WANTED AT MKG SEATTLE – ALL PROGRAMS

     

    We have several types of positions open at MKG Seattle across all of our programs.

    help-wanted

    Front Desk / Reception

    This is a part-time position primarily consisting of evenings and occasional to frequent Saturday mornings.

     

    CrossFit Trainers

    We have an immediate need for CrossFit trainers.  Part time on a class by class basis as a contractor with potential for employee status.

     

    Kids Martial Arts Program Manager

    Looking for a person with martial arts and management experience to help us grow our kids program.  Part-time to begin but may quickly scale to full-time.

     

    Martial Arts Consultants

    If you like what MKG Seattle is all about and think you could help us grow we need martial arts consultants.  Your job would be to help potential students determine if the environment at MKG is a good fit and help them getting enrolled in the program that will based meet their needs.  This is a commission based position and has flexible hours and potential for high income.

     

    Volunteer / Work For Trade / Specialty

    MKG Seattle is a very small business and we desperately need all the help we can get.  We have limited funds but if you have a skill and a willingness to help please let us know.  Inquire for an interview to discuss your ideas.

    WordPress Web Designers
    Graphic Designers
    Welders
    Carpentry
    Programming
    Data Entry
    SEO / SEM
    Fitness Instructors

     

    Please send a cover letter and resume to tammy.wilson@mkgseattle.com.  If you are serious about your inquiry send properly edited, formatted and proofed emails, cover letters and resumes.  Attention to detail is a requirement for work and all poorly written inquiries will be disregarded.

     

     

     

     

    Guro Dan Inosanto in Seattle March 22 & 23, 2014

    There is simply no martial artist, past or present, that is like the legendary Guro Dan Inosanto. If you are interested in Kali / Arnis / Escrima, Jeet Kune Do, Silat or reality based systems such as Krav Maga then you simply need to start following Master Inosanto.

    Guro Dan Inosanto returns March 22 & 23, 2014 to Seattle.

    Note: this seminar is being conducted at the Washington State Criminal Justice Training Center not MKG Seattle.

    Date: March 22 & 23, 2014
    Time: 12:00 to 5:30
    Price: $100 For One Day / $160 For Both (CASH ONLY)
    Please use the Facebook event page to confirm your attendance: https://www.facebook.com/events/1395304840733930/

    2014 Inosanto Seminar - MKG Seattle

    For Questions, Information and to RSVP
    Sifu Christopher Clarke
    nwkali@yahoo.com
    877-553-5254

     

     

    6-Week Instructor Training Course Starts March 2nd
    February 20, 2014

    We are about to conduct our first ever MKG Seattle Instructor Course this March and April 2014!

    This is a 6 week course designed to educate potential instructors, and further educate our existing instructors, on how to teach and motivate their students.

    To be eligible for the course you must be a member of our Combat Sports or Combat Fighting programs and be able to assist in classes once per week in 2014 and 2015.

    We will be meeting on Saturdays 2-3 hours per day throughout most of March and early April.

    Martial Arts Instructor Training Seattle

    Dates: 03/01, 03/08, 03/15, 03/29 and 04/05.
    If you have not been to a Dan Inosanto seminar before the seminar with Guro Dan on 03/22 and 03/23 is REQUIRED.
    Times: 12:30 to 3:30 pm
    Price: $199 ($169 pre-registration by 2/20)

    ********** WARNING ********** WARNING *********
    This is a seminar on INSTRUCTING the martial arts not a training for levels or rank. We really dislike the concept of weekend, or short term courses, to create certified Kru’s or coaches. Rank must be earned through months and years of consistent flight time and training.
    ********** WARNING ********** WARNING *********