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John Starling

Mentored through Martial Arts

PRESENTED ON OCT 24, 2013
IN BALTIMORE, MD @ VOL 1

John Starling is the founder of free MMA dojo in Baltimore, Maryland. At this dojo the teachers are volunteers and the kids pay their tuition by doing community service in their communities. They not only teach martial arts, but also provide mentoring and life coaching. The results have been astounding.

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Arts Month Sampler

BY TERRY BUNTROCK
@ VOL 2 ON SEP 04, 2012

Williamsburg is a famous tourist destination, especially through the Summer season and some major holidays. The city was looking for ways to extend that draw to what they call the shoulder seasons. They then hired Terry Buntrock to create and orchestrate Arts Month. Terry has managed to fill the month with dozens of art related events, and this presentation gives us just a sampling of some of those events. 

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What is Self-Defense?

BY BRIAN ULSH
@ VOL 9 ON AUG 16, 2014

If you think self-defense is only about fending off attackers, Brian Ulsh, who just opened WOLF Martial Arts Academy, is here to enlighten you. Brian takes the concept of self-defense to a new holistic level that encompases our history, community, environment, relationships, health, and our future, not just ourselves.

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The Restoration of Heritage at the Arts Centre of Christchurch

BY ANDRE LOVATT
@ VOL 23 ON MAY 04, 2015

The Arts Centre in Christchurch is a neo-gothic campus, once hosting the local university, converted into a space for local artists to practise and showcase. Severely damaged in the Canterbury earthquakes, it is now going through an extensive restoration. Arts Centre CEO Andre Lovatt gives people an insight into the restoration of the Arts Centre, to explain what it is that they have been doing since the earthquakes, show the process visually and give an indication on the progress that is being made. Showing the love, care and attention that so many people are giving to their restoration work and how, when it is all done, the Arts Centre, and the Christchurch wider community, will be so much better for it.

 

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Unpredicted Lessons from Martial Arts Training

BY VICTORIA HAGGLAND
@ VOL 24 ON JUL 15, 2015

Victoria Haggland has been doing martial arts since she is 10 years old. She shares what she've learned and made her the person she is.

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On the Merits of Strangling your Friends

BY BRENDAN BANE
@ VOL 9 ON MAR 24, 2016

Brendan Bane loves brazilian jiu jitsu. He's pretty sure that he can make you love it too.

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Традиционно Джиу Джитсу

BY VELI ASLAN
@ VOL 3 ON NOV 26, 2016

Вели Аслан ще ни запознае с японското бойно изкуство Джиу джитсу. Той се занимава с традиционно джиу дцитсу и го преподава. Ще ни запознае какво ознават символите Джу и Джитсу.

Ще ни разкаже историята на джиу джитсу и малко за самураите, които са практикували много бойни изкуства.

Ще посочи хората, които са виновни за разпространението на това бойно искуство в света. 

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The Way of Aikido

BY NEVILLE COUPLAND
@ VOL 3 ON OCT 07, 2015

Neville Coupland Sensei from Eiryukan Aikido in Lincoln, United Kingdom shares how he stumbled upon the amazing art of Aikido. He explains the core of aikido and how harmonizing your energy leads to the path to development. Defending yourself while being attacked with swords and wooden daggers isnt a simple task but Neville Sensei can teach you how!

For more information, visit: http://eiryukan-aikido.co.uk/

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Arts and Culture in Somerset County

BY SERENA SANBORN
@ VOL 25 ON JUL 13, 2017

Serena Sanborn and Jon Kimbell invite everyone to come see art offerings in Somerset County, through some of the programs the Wesserunsett Arts Council has to offer; on July 13th 2017 at Volume 25 of Pecha Kucha Night Waterville.

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Arts Works

BY TESS LANDON
@ VOL 24 ON DEC 04, 2012

Tess Landon speaks about incarceration and the impact art education and rehabilitation has on re-arrest rates once prisoners are released.