Modern Martial Arts Journal

News, Tips, Techniques and Ideas from Durham Modern Martial Arts
September 2017 Newsletter

September 2017 Newsletter

I love the fall. It’s my favorite season – a combination of many things including perfect breezes, the concepts of change, and the start of something new at our school. August represents our birthday and September has always been used as a moment of change at Durham...

August 2017 Newsletter

August 2017 Newsletter

Accomplishments and Belt Awards This month’s accomplishment awards were easy to see; representing important aspects of a martial arts culture. The first award goes to Ethan, who not only demonstrates a love for the martial arts, but a relaxation when striking targets...

July 2017 Newsletter

July 2017 Newsletter

Accomplishments and Awarded Belts One of the philosophies we have in our approach is that a Martial Artists demonstrates their “art” in everything they do. Our accomplishment awards for June go to three very deserving students who showed the success and leadership we...

Knife/Counter-knife Workshop with Hoch Hochheim

Knife/Counter-knife Workshop with Hoch Hochheim

Durham Modern Martial Arts was proud to host Combatives and Filipino Martial Art Expert Hoch Hochheim for a two day workshop on Knife/Counter-knife combatives. Held on April 24th and 25th, this event had participants from across Canada including New Brunswick and...

Meaning of the Karate Belt

Meaning of the Karate Belt

At Durham Modern Martial Arts a belt represents a series of accomplishments a student has achieved during the practice of our art. It is a measurement of goals, lessons and expectations that each student has learned, experienced and demonstrated with confidence on and...