Category Archives: Hot Off The Press!

OUMA Newsletter – COVID-19 Recovery Edition

Hello Snow Tiger Martial Arts You are receiving this newsletter as a member of the Ontario Union of Martial Artists. In this edition of the OUMA newsletter (COVID-19) * COVID-19 Re-Opening Update * Ontario Government Response to Letter Writing Campaign * … Continue reading

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A Small Problem – OUMA is a Solution

We have a small problem. All the martial arts instructors and their students want to return totraining ASAP. As the Province of Ontario begins to lift certain restrictions, we arefaced with two issues  – 1.  Sports training and practice is … Continue reading

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Fwd: OUMA Newsletter – COVID-19

OUMA newsletter (COVID-19) In this edition of the OUMA newsletter (COVID-19) * COVID-19 OUMA Statement * Government Financial Relief Programs * Virtual Training * Non-Contact Sports to Re-Open May 19th – But Not Martial Arts Clubs! COVID-19 OUMA Statement Dear … Continue reading

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Older… But Not Weaker

As a kid, I was amazed to read about Morihei Ueshiba, the Founder of Aikido. I was just starting out and I knew how tough it was for me to get a grip on sparring and randori when facing one opponent. But … Continue reading

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Online Class Feed Schedule May 2020

Live Feed Classes May 2020 Mondays 9:30am – Chi Kung, Tai Chi and Internal Martial Arts 11am  – Canadian Jiu Jitsu and Karate workout with Rosie and Sensei Magwood Tuesdays 9:30am – Chi Kung, Tai Chi and Internal Martial Arts … Continue reading

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Past the Violence

It was at a Karate tournament at Varsity Arena in Toronto that I first witnessed Karate that knows no borders…that stretches way beyond the physical. One of those moments when what you imagined when you heard the tales of the … Continue reading

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Really Slow Tai Chi

Tai Chi is a beautiful art, no doubt about it. As with good Karate Kata or Taekwondo forms, the transitions from one posture to the next can become, with much practise, aesthetically pleasing to perform – and to watch. As … Continue reading

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Live Feed Classes April 27th to 30th

Live Feed Classes April 27th to 30thMonday April 27th9:30am – Chi Kung, Tai Chi and Internal Martial Arts11am  – Canadian Jiu Jitsu and Karate workout with Rosie and Sensei Magwood Tuesday April 28th9:30am – Chi Kung, Tai Chi and Internal … Continue reading

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Proud to be a Girl!

Listen…can you hear my voice?  Read… can you see what I think? I am proud to be a girl. I was not born to be pushed around – by anyone. My mind belongs to me. No one dictates to me what I should … Continue reading

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Teaching Kids

Teaching Kids “K ids? No way! I don’t want to teach kids. My martial art is serious.” There are a fair number of instructors who hold the view that teaching kids is nothing but a form of babysitting –especially teaching the … Continue reading

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