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Personal Protection Self Defense Classes

Personal Protection Self Defense Classes for Women and Girls

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Martial arts of just about every variety are often dominated by men. For most women, this can make it a bit intimidating to enter the studio for the first time. At MP USA, we think this is a shame. So, we do our best to make women feel more comfortable in a martial arts setting by offering Women’s Ultimate Personal Protection And Street Survival (WUPPASS) events. Below, we will look at why self-defense classes are important for women and what we have to offer. Personal Protection Self Defense Classes for Women and Girls in Ogden Utah Salt Lake City’s Office…

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Martial Arts Movies

7 Best Martial Arts Movies of All Time

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For many of us, our first introduction to martial arts was through movies. And, even today as adults, we are inspired to hit the mats and spend countless hours repeating moves after viewing our favorite martial arts films again and again. At MP USA, we do not endorse spending hours in front of the screen watching movies, but the occasional viewing of a high-quality film can motivate you. With this in mind, here are our picks for the 7 best martial arts movies. Swordsman II (1992) Directed by Ching Siu-tung and with Jet Li in the lead role, this mesmerizing…

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martial arts youth programs in Ogden Utah

Advantages of Martial Arts Youth Programs in Ogden Utah

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With the widespread use of the Internet, video games, and the constant allure of TV shows, our children are exposed to an endless stream of media that fill their minds with questionable values. As parents, educators, and members of the community, we have a responsibility to pry our youngsters away from these unwholesome influences and instill honesty, responsibility, helpfulness, compassion, and other important values. Martial arts youth programs in Ogden Utah help with this. Let’s take a look at a few of the other advantages of enrolling your son or daughter in martial arts classes. Battle Childhood Obesity with Physical…

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What to look for in a martial arts studio in Ogden Utah

Where to Find Indonesian Martial Arts in Ogden Utah

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Ogden is home to a countless variety of martial arts studios. You can pick from taekwondo, judo, jiu-jitsu, karate, Muay Thai, aikido, and many others. As a matter of fact, just about anywhere in the country, you can find places teaching these forms of martial arts. Yet, in the entire Western Hemisphere, there is only one place you can learn Merpati Putih: MP USA. Today, we will look at the history and features of Indonesian martial arts in Ogden Utah. What Is the History of Indonesian Martial Arts? In the Indonesian archipelago, martial arts are known as pencak silat. Pencak silat…

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Nate and Mike Zeleznick at MP USA

About Nate and Mike Zeleznick and Merpati Putih Martial Arts!

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There are a lot of features in Ogden that make it unique. It sits at the foot of the Wasatch Mountains, which are world-renowned for the many opportunities they offer for skiing, hiking, mountain biking, and more. Ogden is home to Weber State University, a world-class institution of higher education. And, the city is also the only place in the Western Hemisphere where you can learn Merpati Putih. What is Merpati Putih? Today, we are going to learn about MP USA’s owners, Nate and Mike Zeleznick, and Merpati Putih Martial Arts. MP Defined In the Java language, Merpati Putih is…

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Unique Martial Arts Programs in Northern Utah

Unique Martial Arts Programs in Northern Utah

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There is a handful of different forms of martial arts that seem to get all of the publicity thanks to celebrities, movies, and other media portrayals. Many of these disciplines receive the spotlight for good reason. However, there are several martial arts styles that are just now gaining mainstream acceptance in the United States. One of these is Merpati Putih. We believe these are truly unique martial arts programs in Northern Utah. Until the 1960s, no one outside of the Indonesian Royal Family knew anything about Merpati Putih. Then, as a gift to the people who were bogged down in…

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Martial Arts for the Blind in Northern Utah

Learning About Vibravision and Breaking Down the Classes for Sighted People

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What if you could sense a quiet attacker approaching you from behind and take countermeasures? What if you could get up and go to the bathroom at night in complete darkness without stubbing your toe or making a mess? These are two wildly different scenarios, but they provide great examples of what is possible when you take MP USA Vibravision courses. But, what is Vibravision? We will answer this question and more in today’s blog. What Is Vibravision? Vibravision is part of the martial art Merpati Putih (MP), which comes from the Indonesian royal family. For decades, the blind people…

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7 Ways to Tell if You’ve Chosen a Bad Martial Arts Studio in Ogden Utah

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There are many factors that can contribute to a toxic martial arts studio environment. The instructor might be controlling in a way that extends well beyond the classes. Or, there may be several students who make the experience miserable for others. But, how do you know if you are joining a great martial arts studio in Ogden Utah? Below, we will look at what to avoid. 1. Students Are Required to Attend Several Tournaments Tournaments are a valuable experience for students. They can teach students to confidently face panels of judges, compete in a sport free of booing, and prepare…

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Healing with Martial Arts in Ogden UT

Athletic Adventure Program

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Athletic Adventure Program Imagine combining top notch movement artistry with incredibly adaptable self-defense, then mix in deep Mind-Body-Spirit connection, life-energy awareness and control, and finally add some awesome adventure and extreme athlete fitness and you’ll start to see what the Athletic Adventure Program is all about. The Athletic Adventure Program combines several different skills into one. The program is like going to the gym, hiring a personal trainer, taking yoga and pilates classes, and also taking meditation classes and a personal breathwork instructor. Now you can get all of these specialized skills in one class with MP-USA. Every candidate that…

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Personal Empowerment

Personal Empowerment

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Personal Empowerment Personal empowerment isn’t something you feel, it’s something you are. It involves setting goals to fulfill your potential. A person driven by personal empowerment is able to take control of their life by making impactful choices for the betterment of the person they aspire to become. It isn’t always easy to gain personal empowerment but it should be something everyone strives for. Positive language is always important when talking about yourself and others in a positive way. Knowing your own strength and weaknesses will enable you to work on your weaknesses and increase your strengths. All of this…

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