For the past decade and a half, the question I most commonly receive is “Why do you train?”  My answer has changed over the years as I’ve evolved in the art.  At first I would say “It’s a great workout,” “I get to train with a great group of people,” or “I’ve always wanted a […]


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Back in November we were approached by 19 Oaks Marketing President, Shay Bellas.  19 Oaks Marketing is in the “Old Port” section of Portland, Maine.  It is a beautiful part of the city but it also happens to be the most densely populated.  Over the recent months, there had been a couple of occasions where Shay […]


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A few weeks ago, Discovery hosted demonstrations and promotions. We had two of our black belt prospects, Nick Morin and Dan DeRoche undergo a difficult demonstration of their skills; dealing with three knife attackers using random attacks, and they had to remain unarmed. Check out the below video, and remember, none of this was rehearsed! They […]


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We have had the opportunity this week to get a chance to work with two new students. One of them is very experienced in multiple martial arts, and the other is the opposite: someone who has always wanted to try martial arts and made the decision to pull the trigger and try it out. They […]


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