NWFA Muay Thai Phase 1 Intermediate/Advanced

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You have earned access to your phase.  Please do not redistribute it without permission. Minimum training: 45 Classes    I.          Plumb Positions  Neck Tie Palm over palm Palm clasp Finger lace Knife edge back palm clasp One hand neck, one hand bicep or shoulder One arm over shoulder, one arm under… Read more »

NWFA Western Boxing & Muay Thai Phase I Intermediate

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You have earned access to your phase.  Please do not redistribute it without permission. Minimum training: 45 Classes Warm ups I.          Stretching Low arm crosses High arm crosses Arm circles Rear elbows Front elbows Cross arm stretch Rear arm stretch Triceps stretch Lunge stretch forward Lunge stretch backward   II.  … Read more »

NWFA Kali Eskrima Arnis

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You have earned access to your phase. Please do not redistribute it without permission. I.          Salutation   II.          Paghawak Ng Sandata (Different Ways To Hold The Stick)   Hawak sagad (Holding At The Base Of the Stick) Hawak Nga May Punyo (Holding The Weapon With Butt Extension)… Read more »

NWFA Muay Thai Phase 1 Beginner

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 You have earned access to your phase.  Please do not redistribute it without permission.   Minimum training: 45 Classes Requirements checklist: 16oz boxing gloves Bag gloves Mouth guard *You must be in your full uniform *There will be a thirty dollar fee due one week prior to testing.     Click Here to view the… Read more »

NWFA

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Brazilian Jiu Jitsu – White Belt w/ one stripe Minimum Training Time: 45 Classes   I.          Warm ups Shrimps Two foot Outside foot Inside foot Note: When shrimping do not lift hips.  Push with the balls of the feet and stay low to the ground.  Exhale when you extend for power…. Read more »

Qigong Form – Lift Heels

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Inhale – The fingertips of both hands stretch down toward the ground. Exhale – Slowly raise the heels until the ankles are fully extended. The fingers continue to stretch down. Hold this position for three complete breaths. Inhale – Sink the heels back to the ground. Repeat this Eight Silken Brocades qigong movement three or… Read more »

Muay Thai Technique – Right Straight Punch

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Right Straight Punch Body Alignments: With the Right Straight Punch the arm is 98% extended with the elbow pointing down. The chin is tucked and the shoulder is rolled up to cover the side of the jaw. The bones of the hand are in line with the bones of the forearm and the palm side… Read more »

Yang 24 Form – Tai Chi Movement: Single Whip

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After the second Ward Off, Roll Back, Press and Push – Shift the weight into your left foot as you turn the waist to the left. The left forearm rotates so the palm faces your chest as you turn. The right palm sinks to hip height and faces the ground. It trails behind the movement,… Read more »

Yang 24 Form – Tai Chi Movement: Kick With Right Heel

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Shift the weight back into the right foot. This causes the arms to open to the sides and circles down to the hips. As the weight shifts forward into the left foot the hands continue to circles forward and cross at the waist. As the hands begin to lift up the front of the body… Read more »