Months ago I saw a video on-line that talked about the virtues of disconnecting from the always connected world we live in (ironic).  However, it resonated with me (other too, at the time I’m writing this it has over 47 million view). Over the past number of years, talking to the person right next to […]


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Our annual gathering “BuyuKai” (formerly Discovery) will take place the Best Western in South Portland Maine (same place) on March 28th & 29th!! As always, this is a weekend spent learning from incredible instructors (lead by Hanshi Poliquin) while re-connecting with old friends and making new ones.  Many of the instructors can only be seen […]


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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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