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Kung Fu, Survival Skills, and Native Teachings at Rowanwood Farm. Newtown, CT

We were recently invited to teach and share at a mixed discipline outdoor festival at Rowanwood Farm in Newtown, CT. The team at Eco Acres Earth School were beyond generous with their sharing of wisdom, knowledge and practice of living close to the land and thriving in nature.  The farm boasts a beautiful 20+ foot Traditional Teepee, as well as forest, animal fields, an active water source, a pond, and several out buildings that serve the weekly outdoor school classes being taught there. We were all honored with a "First Fire" and traditional firelighting ceremony in accord with what I understand are the Lakota tribal traditions. Our workshops included a chi gung warm up and then double short sword introductory techniques. The students picked up...

Harvest Moon Outdoor Education Festival – Newtown, CT

Harvest Moon Outdoor Education 3 Day Festival. September 9th, 10th, 11th  - 2022. @Rowanwood Farm - 31 Chestnut Hill Road, Sandy Hook, CT Friday 4pm Check in. Saturday 8am Breakfast/Check in. Sunday 8 am Breakfast/ Check in - 7pm Check out. Daily arrivals please try to be there between 8-10am. Admission (Includes amenities and all program fees, and campsite if applicable): • Camp for the weekend – $100 per person ($140 at the door) • Day passes (all days) – $60 per person per day ($80 each at the door) Space is limited, so register soon! This event is presented by Eco Acres and in association with Rowanwood Farm and The CT Wing Chun Warriors Guild. I've been invited to instruct the Martial Arts workshops...

Wing Chun + Jeet Kune Do Seminar 2017

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We are proud to announce this years date for our annual seminar with Jeet Kune Do Sifu Ron Kosakowski. The details. Date: Sunday, January 29th. 2017 Time: 9:30am Check in - 10:00am Start – 5pm End. ( 1 hour for lunch ) Cost: $80 prepay. $100 at the door. Location: Practical Self Defense Training Center. 847 Hamilton Ave Waterbury CT Enroll in person at the gym or visit the link below. Details.   Wing Chun Topic In the Wing Chun portion of this years event, we will be covering "Wing Chun Bridging Concepts." The word “Bridging" is a phrase we use to explain the action of making first contact on the limbs. Wing Chun style uses a very strategic set of concepts in order to...