Presented in partnership with the Women’s Martial Arts Network
This month's Fist and Sword program celebrates Women's History Month with an interactive panel discussion featuring multicultural female master practitioners on the challenges and benefits of the martial arts for women. The discussion will include video clips and critiques of the cinematic representations of women in film and television, and the real-life issues raised by the #MeToo and #TimesUp protests.
The program opens with welcoming remarks by Warrington Hudlin, Vice Chairman of the Museum of the Moving Image and curator of the Fist and Sword martial arts film series. A reception with live music by a jazz quartet follows the discussion.
Featured panelists: Kyoshi Rebeca Pagan-Ariza (Karate and Jiu Jitsu) Renshi Debbie Barr (Karate) Chungsanim Betty Sze (Hapkido) and other special guests TBA
Co-Moderators: Sensei Gerry Chisom a.k.a. Lady Sensei NY (Ninjitsu) and Professor Dominick Brioche (Hapkido and Jiu Jitsu).
This program a collaboration between the Women's Martial Arts Network and the Fist and Sword film series at MoMI. The mission of the Women's Martial Arts Network is to advance women in the martial arts in the 21st century by creating and supporting platforms designed to educate, elevate, and empower.
Tickets: $15 ($7 Students, Seniors, Youth, and Museum members / free for Silver Screen members and above). Order tickets online. (Members may contact email@example.com with questions regarding online reservations.)
Ticket purchase includes same-day admission to the Museum (see gallery hours). View the Museum’s ticketing policy here. For more information on membership and to join online, visit our membership page.
Join Sabumnim and the WMAC staff for a fun filled night of ninja activities! A movie, 2 special trainings with Sabumnim and lots more! Bring your sleeping bags and pjs to sleep over with your fellow Ninjas!
BEGINS SATURDAY 23RD @ 6PM. ENDS SUNDAY 11am. DINNER AND BREAKFAST INCLUDED.
WHAT TO BRING: Dobok, Nunchucks if you have them, Sleeping bag, PJs, Tooth brush
WHAT NOT TO BRING: Cell phones, Electronics, Toys from home
This events is limited to 20 kids. Fills up fast, so sign up right away.
Be one of the first TEN to signup and get a FREE curriculum key!
Friday June 23rd from 6-10pm $149
Saturday June 24th from 12-6pm $199
Sunday June 25th 12-4pm $149
Grab this special deal of: $299 for Saturday and second day, with third day FREE.
Learn the way of the warrior, and how to defend from gun, knife and other weapon attacks. Meditation and Ki training.
Please fill out the form below to let us know which days you are coming! This is REQUIRED.
Warrior Weekend One Schedule
June 23-25, 2017
6:00-7:00pm Hap Ki Do Chagi
(Kicking basics & Drills for health and Self defense )
7:00-7:45pm Footwork Skills & Strikes
(The essentials of mobility)
8:00-8:45pm Meditation & Concentration Skills
(The Um and Yang methods of Mind Training)
9:00-10:00pm Free time (Open Practice and review )
Area A Area B
12:00-1:30pm Cross Hand and Sang
(Single and double Wrist Locks)
1:45-3:00pm Tipping and Up RootingSkills Rope and Belt Skills
(The Core of Body Throws) (The Basics of Rope and Belt Tech.)
3:15-4:30pm Hansu Skills
(The Basics of the essential art)
4:45-6:00pm Entering The Golden Age
(A Martial Arts Practice For 50 and Older)
6:00-7:30pm Free Time (open practice and review)
Area A Area B
12:00-1:15pm Outside Hand & Yang Chokes & Chill Tech.
(Single and Double wrist locks) (Basic Defense Chokes & Choke Defense)
1:30-2:45pm Short Staff Form Cane Tech. & Belt/Rope Tech.
3:00-4:00pm Musado Principles of Action and Being
(The Role of Jeja, The True Student of The Martial Arts.)
4:00-6:00pm Free Time (Open Practice and review)
We are pleased to announce our first fundraising event for Sabumnim's 60th birthday!
We know there are a lot of WMAC students who are Archery fans, so we teamed up with Gotham Archery to offer one introductory class! Proceeds will go to our fundraiser, bringing us closer to our 10K gift goal - Thank you Gotham Archery!
The date is Friday February 3rd at 6:30pm. The price is $50. The class will run for one hour. Make sure you arrive a few minutes early. Children must be at least 10 years old to attend.
Space is limited to 22 people, so sign up early. Thanks for helping us reach our 10k goal for Sabumnim's 60th birthday gift!
NINJA NIGHT 2016!!
with SABUMNIM and WMAC Staff IS FULL! But don't dispair, we will have another one this winter!
Friday October 21ST
Drop off Friday evening between 6 and 7pm
Pick up Saturday morning between 9am and 1:30pm.
Dinner and Breakfast included.
Cost $75 (pay online or the front desk)
You must register by Friday October 14th.
Limited to 20 children!
Beginning Thursday June 16th and ending Sunday 19th.
The 2016 Warrior Weekend will be divided into nine sections over three days to make it more accessible for members and guests. This year's line up includes important principles and teachings that are not usually covered in classes due to time constraints. Listed below is a sample of what will be included.
* 18 open hand strikes and their application * Foot work skills for sparring, self defense and weapons application * Angles of attack for effective combat kicking skills * Powerful elbow skills and basic to advanced elbow forms * Gun defense and knife skills * The inner practice of martial arts * Instructor training
Thursday Session l 6:30 - 8pm and Session ll 8:15 - 9:30pm $79
Friday Session l 6:30pm - 8pm and Session ll 8:15 - 9:30pm $79
Saturday Session l 12:00 - 2pm and Session ll 2pm - 3:15pm $120
Saturday Session lll, 3:30 - 5pm and Session llll 5pm - 6pm (food provided)$120
Sunday Session l 12:00 - 1pm and Session ll 2pm - 4pm $99
Discounted fee for all five sessions $349 ($149 discount. To receive this discount you must register by May 20th.)
Won Hyo Cane Form Section 7-8
Sunday 17th 1:45 - 3:15
All levels $40 and $80 for non-members
All levels $65 and $99 non members
Saturday 16th 1:00 - 2:30
SAI Basic Skill Seminar
Intermediate and Advanced
$75 and $99 non members
Sunday 24th 1:00 - 2:15
$20 Active Members
Thursday 10th 7:15 - 8:15
The Il- E-Sam Connection
Monday 14th 6:15 - 7:15
The Sa-Oh-Yuk Connection
Thursday 17th 7:15 - 8:15
Do You Want to Know the SECRET?
Wellness, Contentment and Happiness are yours to attain through the power of CHOICE.
Choice gives you control of your life.
It’s not difficult – it is a process! It’s not quick – but it’s doable!
This workshop will be taught by Senior Instructor JP on Sunday February 7th at 2pm. It employs meditation techniques: relaxation, reflection introspective contemplation, power, and a step by step process that allows you to see, embrace and begin to change issues that hold you back in your personal growth.
Life is about growing and becoming a better Human Being. Come discover where you are in your life and get the secret to making successful choices! $25
HapKido Clinics All Levels
*$20 Active Members $40 Non-Members *
Heavy Bag Training Tuesday 2nd 7:15 – 8:15
Focus Pad Drills Thursday 4th 7:15 – 8:15
Knife Defense #11 Thursday 11th 7:15 – 8:15
Knife Defense #15 Monday 15th 7:15 – 8:15
HapKido Clinics for All Levels $20 Active Members $40 Non-Members
Front Kick Tuesday 26th 6:15 – 7:15
Side Kick Thursday 28th 6:15 - 7:15
ChungSaNim Brad will teach Baton Defense 1-15. This seminar will also be a great review if you have already learned Baton and want to correct mistakes and sharpen your technique. Seminar is $40 or if you purchase both November seminars, the price for two is $60 Sunday 11/22 1:45 - 2:45pm
ChungSaNim Brad will teach you Middle stick skills and forms - JoonBong level 1. This seminar will also be a great review if you have already learned Joonbong and want to correct mistakes and sharpen your form and technique. Seminar is $40 or if you purchase both November seminars, the price for two is $60 Sunday 11/8 1:145 - 2:45pm
On Monday October 26th at 7pm ChungSaNim Dominick will teach you ship gu 1-10. This seminar will also be a great review if you have already learned them and want to correct mistakes and sharpen your technique. Seminar is $40 or if you purchase both October seminars, the price for two is $60
On Monday October 19th at 7pm ChungSaNim Dominick will teach you outside sweeps 1-10. This seminar will also be a great review if you have already learned them and want to correct mistakes and sharpen your technique. Seminar is $40 or if you purchase both October seminars, the price for two is $60