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Martial Arts and The Pepsi Challenge

Martial Arts and the Pepsi Challenge     Back when I was a little younger, Pepsi-Cola had a brilliant marketing campaign called the Pepsi Challenge. What they did was they invited people to participate in a blind taste test comparing Pepsi to its biggest rival, Coca Cola. At the time Coca Cola was king, but Pepsi […]

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Krav Maga is Modern, Close Quarters Self-Defense

Krav Maga is roughly translated from Hebrew to mean “close quarter fighting.” It is a highly effective martial art that utilizes a combination of strikes, grapples, throws, locks and holds. Krav Maga originated from street fighting techniques of Jewish gangs defending themselves in the tough ghettos of Bratislav in the 1930s. Krav Maga was developed […]

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Martial Arts for Adults

Martial Arts for Adults

Amherst Karate Studio classes are led by a highly qualified team of instructors under the supervision and guidance of Martial Arts instructor Jim Peacock. They have designed, incorporated, and tested a top tier Martial Arts training system utilized in class so that one can truly master the techniques of American Kenpo Karate and Japanese Kodokan […]

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Judo

Judo classes are conducted by Mr. James Peacock who holds the rank of Nikyu (2nd Degree Brown Belt) in Kodokan Judo. Mr. Peacock receives guidance and input from his long time teacher and Judo Mentor, Mr. Chris Veziris. Mr. Veziris holds the rank of Rokudan (6th Degree Black Belt), as well as a second degree […]

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