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My Two Cents: Grapplers

 

My Two-Cents with Hank BonecutterClarksville, TN – Being able to defend yourself is nothing new, but in today’s world, it’s become even more important.

In the world of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, self defense is just one of the many benefits of the training. It’s a discipline.  It’s respect.

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is a martial art and combat sport system that focuses on “grappling”, especially ground fighting.  BJJ was formed from Kodokan judo ground fighting, and eventually came to be its own combat sport.

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation Report for June 7th, 2015

 

Clarksville Parks and Recreation DepartmentClarksville, TN – The weekly Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department Recreation Report provides Clarksvillians with a glimpse at the activities and events that are available from the Parks and Recreation Department for them to enjoy together as a family.

This weeks highlights include: Fun with Fido, Friends of Fort Defiance Annual Fundraiser, Adult Karate, Rally on the Cumberland and Free summer fun this June and July.

Fun with Fido continues June 13th at the Clarksville Downtown Market «Read the rest of this article»

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation Report for June 9th, 2013

 

Clarksville Parks and RecreationClarksville, TN – The weekly Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department Recreation Report provides Clarksvillians with a glimpse at the activities and events that are available from the Parks and Recreation Department for them to enjoy together as a family.

This weeks highlights include: Summer Youth Program, Youth Co-Ed Flag Football, Mayor’s Summer Night Lights, and Back to School Splash School Supply Drive.

Summer Youth Program

Summer Youth Program

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation announces Summer Youth Program

 

Clarksville Parks and RecreationClarksville, TN – The City of Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department Summer Youth Program will begin June 3rd with the opening of program sites and will end July 12th. This year’s theme is “It’s a Jungle Out There!”

The Summer Youth Program is a six-week day camp-type program that is offered each summer to youths, ages 6-16. Gyms at various locations are staffed with directors and assistants, who will help with playtime activities and provide free, instructional classes such as gymnastics and karate.

Summer Youth Program

Summer Youth Program

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Burt-Cobb Community Center to offer Adult Karate

 

Clarksville Parks and RecreationClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department’s Burt-Cobb Community Center is providing an outlet for adults to get physical exercise while burning off some steam.

Burt-Cobb hosts Adult Karate weekly at the center, located at 1011 Franklin Street, for ages 18 and older. «Read the rest of this article»

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department’s Summer Youth Program to begin June 4th

 

Clarksville Parks and RecreationClarksville, TN – The City of Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department Summer Youth Program will begin June 4th with the opening of program sites and will end July 13th.

Parents of Summer Youth Program participants are encouraged to speak with the site director upon registration for a brief orientation of the program. «Read the rest of this article»

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department Summer Youth Program begins June 4th

 

Summer Youth Program runs June 4th through July 13th

Clarksville Parks and RecreationClarksville, TN – The Summer Youth Program is a six-week day camp-type program that is offered each summer to youths, ages 6-16. Gyms at various locations are staffed with directors and assistants, who will help with playtime activities and provide free, instructional classes such as gymnastics and karate. «Read the rest of this article»

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Clarksville Wad?-ry? Karate School teaches Japanese Martial Arts

 
Jarrett Crawford

Jarrett Crawford

Clarksville, TN – Last year, Jarrett Crawford opened the Clarksville Wad?-ry? Karate School. At the academy, Crawford teaches wad?-ry?, a style that originated in Japan. “It’s the first Japanese style,” said Crawford. “It’s completely Japanese.”

Crawford first began displaying his karate moves when he was 8 years old. That’s when he realized that he wanted to open his own school someday. “It’s something I’ve always wanted to do from the time I was little and beating up on my cousin,” said Crawford. The instructor is a 4th degree black belt. «Read the rest of this article»

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Summer Youth Program to begin June 6th

 

Clarksville Parks and RecreationClarksville, TN – The City of Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department Summer Youth Program will begin June 6th with the opening of program sites and will end July 15th.

The Summer Youth Program is a six-week day camp-type program that is offered each summer to youths, ages 6-16. Gyms at various locations are staffed with directors and assistants, who will help with playtime activities and provide free, instructional classes such as dance and karate.

A young man colors while participating in the City of Clarksville's Summer youth program

A young man colors while participating in the City of Clarksville's Summer youth program

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation summer youth program to begin June 8

 

The Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department Summer Youth Program will begin June 8 with the opening of program sites and will end July 16.

parksandrec1The Summer Youth Program is a six week day-camp type program that is offered each summer to youth ages 6-16. Gyms at various locations are staffed with directors and assistants who assist in playtime activities and to provide free, instructional classes such as dance and karate.

Parents can register their children for dance and karate classes onsite on the first day of Summer Youth Program.  Dance classes are taught by skilled dancers and provide youth with a firm understanding of the fundamentals of dance.  Karate is instructed by trained individuals and presented to the kids in a fun, yet disciplined, manner.  Youth are sure to have fun and enjoy these instructional classes that are offered free of charge.

School gymnasiums are modified to a “community center” setting with daily table games, tournaments, arts and crafts and special activities.  Parents will be able to register their children on site the first day of attendance.  Parents’ permission for children to participate is required at the location you choose. «Read the rest of this article»

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