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PechaKucha Presentation

Unpredicted Lessons from Martial Arts Training

PRESENTED ON JUL 15, 2015
IN CHRISTCHURCH @ VOL 24

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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Life Lessons From My Dog

BY NORMANDA LAWLESS
@ VOL 3 ON SEP 20, 2013

Normanda Lawless shares with us some of the life lessons she learned from her dog. This includes things like smiling every day, appreciating even the little things, and remaining curious.

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Mentored through Martial Arts

BY JOHN STARLING
@ VOL 1 ON OCT 24, 2013

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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Lessons I Learned From Playing Organized Basketball

BY BRIMAH VONJO
@ VOL 4 ON MAR 20, 2014

Brimah Vonjo explains some of the lessong he learned from playing basketball, including being prepared, working hard, and taking responsibility for your actions. 

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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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Life Lessons from Running

BY CAROLINE CLARK
@ VOL 4 ON DEC 04, 2014

Caroline is a runner. It hasn't alwasy been this way and she shows us her journey to becoming a runner through a series of life lessons that apply to us all. Don't listen to that little voice that says you can't do it, she urges, "it's a liar."

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Lessons learned to help inspire others

BY MONICA HANNESTAD
@ VOL 2 ON FEB 20, 2015

About Monica's life lessons and experiences to hopefully inspire others. 

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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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Life Lessons From Figure Skating

BY ALLISON MANLEY
@ VOL 38 ON JUN 07, 2016

Allison Manley shares the lessons that she has learned from figure skating.

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Titles Are Hard, and Other Lessons from Jazz on Creativity, Collaboration, and Community

BY MATT ERION
@ VOL 6 ON FEB 16, 2017

Jazz composer Matt Erion shares inspirations and lessons gleaned from years in the musical trenches. This presentation is not exactly about music but is intended to inspire people of all walks of life to discover their passions and be bold in the pursuit of their vision.