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Focus of the Week (11/20/17)

BJJ | Kickboxing | Muay Thai | CrossFit | Kids Martial Arts Technique – Curriculum for the Week of 11.20.2017 – 11.26.2017 BJJ Fundamentals – undefined Low-Level Single Leg Takedown – We will start by having a mirrored stance with our partner. What we will…

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Muay Thai Winter Smoker 2017

What: Muay Thai Winter Exhibition Bouts When: Saturday, December 9th, 12:00pm - 4:00pm Where: ETC Denver Other info: Food truck and keg will be available! $5 donation for keg is appreciated. BYOB and snacks, desserts are welcomed!    Facebook Event  On Saturday, December 9th, Easton will host its semi-annual Muay... 0

Focus of the Week (11/13/17)

BJJ | Kickboxing | Muay Thai | CrossFit | Kids Week of 11.13.2017 – 11.19.2017   BJJ Fundamentals Low Level Double-Leg Takedown – The double leg is a fundamental takedown in BJJ, and a movement that every practitioner should understand. From a proper wrestling stance,…

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Focus of the Week (11/6/17)

BJJ | Kickboxing | Muay Thai | CrossFit | Kids Martial Arts Technique Curriculum for the Week of 11.6.2017 – 11.12.2017 BJJ Fundamentals – Punch Defense Stop Hands to Low Back Clinch – Let’s look at getting safe and closing the distance between us and…

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Focus of the Week (10/30/17)

BJJ | Kickboxing | Muay Thai | CrossFit | Kids Martial Arts Curriculum for the Week of 10.30.2017 – 11.5.2017 BJJ Fundamentals – Guillotine, Fan Sweep, Kimura Standing Guillotine Offense and Defense – The guillotine choke is a dangerous submission that can be employed from…

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Focus of the Week (10/23/17)

BJJ | Kickboxing | Muay Thai | CrossFit | Kids Martial Arts Technique Curriculum for the week of 10.23.2017 – 10.29.2017 BJJ Fundamentals – Single Legs and Back Escapes Low-Level Single Leg Takedown – We recently looked at the double leg takedown. The decision of…

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Focus of the Week (10/16/17)

BJJ | Kickboxing | Muay Thai | CrossFit | Kids Martial Arts Curriculum Week of 10.17.2017 – 10.23.2017 BJJ Fundamentals – Dragging Rear Naked Choke – The dragging rear naked choke is a perfect way to subdue a potentially dangerous opponent from behind. We will…

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Focus of the Week (10/9/17)

BJJ | Kickboxing | Muay Thai | CrossFit | Kids Martial Arts Technique – Curriculum for the week of 10.9.2017 – 10.15.2017 BJJ Fundamentals – Double-Leg and Triangle Choke Low-Level Double-Leg Takedown – The double leg is a fundamental takedown in BJJ, and a movement…

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A Life-Changing Trip to Thailand

By Matt Bloss I think Coach Wes said it best: “It’s a long trip to paradise.” I didn’t know how treacherous a 12-hour flight to Tokyo sandwiched in a middle seat could be, but it is quite the endurance test. Thanks goodness for modern in-flight…

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What’s New in Arvada – October 2017

By Matt Bloss As always, things have been steadily bustling at the Easton Arvada academy! We’ve unveiled a new, more consistent striking schedule which has already resulted in incredibly high energy classes full of both new and familiar Easton students. We are now offering 12:00 PM…

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Easton Halloween Celebrations

The witching hour draws near! And that means it’s time for Easton Halloween parties at all of our locations. Bring the whole family to the academy and give your costumes a test run! We’ll have plenty of games and activities, so don’t miss these awesome events!…

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Focus of the Week (10/2/17)

BJJ | Kickboxing | Muay Thai | CrossFit | Kids Martial Arts Curriculum Week of 10.2.2017 – 10.8.2017 BJJ Fundamentals – Bear Hug Defense and Side Control Attacks Defending Bear Hug from Behind (Under Arms) – Last week we looked at how to get out…

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Focus of the Week (9/25/17)

BJJ | Kickboxing | Muay Thai | CrossFit | Kids Martial Arts Technique Curriculum Week of 9.25.2017 – 9.31.2017 BJJ Fundamentals – Bear Hug Defense and Guard Passing Defending Bear Hug from Behind (Over Arms) – Defending the bear hug from behind can be pretty…

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Focus of the Week (9/18/17)

BJJ | Kickboxing | Muay Thai | CrossFit | Kids Martial Arts Technique – Focus of the Week 9.18.2017 – 9.24.2017 BJJ Fundamentals – Grip Strips and Armbar Grip Strips – One of the most important aspects of training in the kimono is grip fighting….

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Focus of the Week (9/11/17)

BJJ | Kickboxing | Muay Thai | CrossFit | Kids Martial Arts Technique Focus of the Week 9.11.2017 – 9.17.2017 BJJ Fundamentals – Headlock Defense on the Ground – We touched on these techniques a few weeks ago, but this week we will go straight…

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Focus of the Week (9/4/17)

BJJ | Kickboxing | Muay Thai | CrossFit | Kids 9.4.2017 – 9.10.2017 BJJ Fundamentals – Pummel Pummel to Low Back Clinch – Controlling the clinch is controlling the match. This is where we can learn to control and take our partner to the mat….

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Focus of the Week (8/28/17)

BJJ | Kickboxing | Muay Thai | CrossFit | Kids Martial Arts Techniques of the Week: 8.28.2017 – 9.3.2017 BJJ Fundamentals – Headlock Defense Headlock Defense – Understanding how to defend the headlock is key for self-defense. This week we will look at how to…

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Focus of the Week (8/14/17)

BJJ | Kickboxing | Muay Thai | CrossFit | Kids 8.14.2017 – 8.20.2017 BJJ Fundamentals – Front Bear Hug Defense – This week we will focus on defending a bear hug from the front by fighting for double underhooks and then moving to the low…

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Focus of the Week (8/7/17)

BJJ | Kickboxing | Muay Thai | CrossFit | Kids 8.7.2017 - 8.13.2017 BJJ Fundamentals - Hip Throw and Maintaining Side Control Hip Throw - The hip throw is effective for both sport BJJ and self-defense. Whenever you are able to effectively use the power... 0

Boulder Bikes and Brews 2017 Recap

Boulder Bikes and Brews Returns Easton Training Center held its second Boulder Bikes and Brews event on Saturday July 29th. It’s been two years since the last one, and we don’t intend to skip another summer. Starting in the early afternoon, students and staff members…

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Fight to Win Pro 45

F2W Pro Returns! Fight to Win Promotions will hold its 45th(!) professional Brazilian Jiu Jitsu event on Friday August 18th at the National Western Complex in Denver. The Fight to Win Colorado Open tournament will follow on Saturday the 19th, also at the National Western….

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