A Special Thanks To All Of You

It is hard to believe that 25 years of teaching, training and learning has gone by in the blink of an eye. When the Den was a new martial art, self defense and training facility the sounds of pads being hit, kicks and punches, ground training and the vocal strains of peoples efforts echoed off the walls of a racquetball court in the complex in which the Den started. All those people of days gone by were the bricks and mortar that would eventually become the “hard” location you stand in today. I have had the privilege to be a part of many people’s lives both professionally and personally. From being a part of their childhood to seeing the birth of their first child to the sorrow of life being taken too soon, these were a part of my journey as instructor, teacher and friend. There are so many reasons why people over the past two and half decades have been part of the Den. For many it was about health, fitness and confidence. For others it was for the control of inner demons that plagued their lives with no real outlet to control those things that made them vulnerable. Others still came to learn the skills that made relevance to their professional occupation especially in the line of law enforcement, border services and correctional employment. After all this time I have come to the conclusion of why I have been so blessed to be a part of other peoples lives. It is not why you come here that is important. It is what you do at the Den...

Fundraising Events for Josh Wright

Fundraising plans in full swing to send Josh Wright and his coaching staff to the WBC Canadian Amateur Boxing Championship in Toronto this October. Mark your calendars, Tupperware and Bake Sale on Friday June 13th and Pub Night at Rusty’ s on Friday July 11th. More details to come over the weekend. Please share to your page as we need these events to be a...