Reid's Premier Martial Arts Open House September 9, 2017

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Reid's Premier Martial Arts held its annual Open House on Saturday September 9, 2017. The event consisted of a Bully Proof workshop for children ages 5-12 years of age.  The program taught proper body posture and vocal techniques, strategies for deescalation of bullying as well as actual physical techniques that children can use to protect themselves.  Plus everyone got pizza and all of our visiting participants got a chance to break a board and earn their "White Belt" at Premier Martial Arts.

The second event of the day was the Open House Martial Arts demonstration.  Premier Martial Arts Marietta demonstrated forms, techniques and applications form our KIdz 8-12 year old program, the Adult Kung Fu program, the Adult Internal Arts program, the Adult Krav Maga program and from the Kuntao/Silat Program.  This diverse showing of martial knowledge  allowed spectators to witness the wide diversity of material and training that is available at Premier Martial Arts Marietta.

The third event of the day was the Tai Qi & Qigong workshop.  7th Degree Senior Master Michael Reid explained what the Three Treasures of Chinese Qigong are, defined what is Qi is, it's 5 primary sources, what is Tai Qi and how all of this fits together.  Workshop participants then worked one on one with PMA Internal Instructors receiving foundational Tai Qi instruction.  As a special treat Senior Master Reid taught everyone Swimming Dragon Qi Gong from the Blue Dragon Qigong Lineage

The fourth and final event of the day featured Krav Maga.  Instructor Brenda Eaddy made sure that everyone understood the principles of Krav Maga.  This class featured physical conditioning, stress dress drills, empty hand solutions to real life problems, knife and gun defense.

Reid's Premier Martial Arts would like to thank everyone who performed, instructed, participated and came out to support the event.  We are very happy that we were able to share very valuable information and positively affect the lives of participants from age 4 to 70.  Thank you for allowing us to be a positive influence in your lives!

Photos From September 9, 2017 Reid's Premier Martial Arts Open House

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Free Bully Proof Workshop For Kids Ages 5-7

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Free Tai Qi & Qigong Workshop

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Free Adult Self Defense Featuring "Krav Maga" Workshop

Reid's PMA Martial Arts Demonstration

  • Leopard Fist - Gabriel Price - Kidz Premier Martial Arts Program

  • Sai Form - Logan Eaddy - Kidz Premier Martial Arts Program

  • Drunken Spear - Sifu Wes Otto -  4th Degree Black Sash Kung Fu

  • Punching Combinations  - Kim Ochoa, Beatriz Ochoa & Elijah Tihinen - Kidz Black Belt & Basic Program

  • Chen 18 Modified Form - 2nd Degree Internal Arts Instructor Melissa Dietz

  •  Inti Ombak Silat Linear One Form & Linear Two Form -  Gabriel Price - Kidz Premier Martial Arts Program

  • Inti Ombak Silat Saka Guru Knife Form - Instructor 3rd Degree Kung Fu Black Sash Kireeti Sangadala

  • Yang "64" Movement Tai Qi Demonstrations - 2nd Level Internal Program Green Sashes Liz Elberger, Heather vanGumster, Brandallyn Tihinen, Seth Elberger & David Shelby

  • Chen "83" Movement Compilation - Senior Internal Student 5th Degree Associate Master Diana Rixom

  • Kwan Dao - 4th Degree Kung Fu Black Sash Sifu Neil Skinner

  • Li Kwei Double Axes - 3rd Degree Kung Fu Black Sash Cecil Reed Jr.   

  • Samurai Sword - Cole Wallace - Kidz Premier Martial Arts Program

  • Eight Animal Ba Gua Excerpts - 4th Degree Internal Black Sash - Sifu Laurence Stacy

  • Fist of Lohan - Logan Eaddy - Kidz Premier Martial Arts Program

  • Sea Dragon Cane - Gabriel Price - Kidz Premier Martial Arts Program

  • 14th White Crane Strikes Out Its Beaks - Kung Fu 1st Brown SashAndre Haskett

  • Krav Maga Demonstration - Reid's Premier Martial Arts Self Defense Instructor Brenda Eaddy

  • Yang Tai Qi Broadsword - 1st Degree Internal Assistant Instructors Nancy Fritsch & Cida Lucus

  • Tri-Mande Muda Silat Four Count Form - Instructor 3rd Degree Kung Fu Black Sash Kireeti Sangadala

  • 9 Section Chain Whip - Sifu Wes Otto -  4th Degree Black Sash Kung Fu

  • Opening Remarks - PMA Marietta Owner/Chief Instructor 7th Degree Sr. Master Michael Reid

  • Closing Remarks - PMA Marietta Owner/Chief Instructor 7th Degree Sr. Master Michael Reid

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