Pullman Parks & Recreation Guide

Summer 2018

Pullman Parks & Recreation Brochure...Your Recreation Connection

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Pullman Aquatic & Fitness Center: 500 NW Greyhound Way: 509-338-3290 Pullman Senior Center: City Hall, 325 SE Paradise St: 509-338-3307 23 23 MARTIAL ARTS MARTIAL ARTS Mantis Martial Arts All classes held at Mantis Martial Arts: 246 E. Main Street, Pullman WA Discount applied when registering for multiple classes. You must call the Parks & Recreation office at 509-338-3227 or register in person to receive the discount. For more information about classes contact Mantis staff at 509-432-9213 or mantis.martial@gmail.com. Class participants are eligible to enjoy open-mat time on Friday evenings. Times available at https://www.facebook.com/mantisacademy. Kids Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu This class runs simultaneously to the adult class, so space is limited. Class will consist of a combination of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu fundamentals and a verbal and grappling game plan to address bullying without punches or kicks. Instructor: Brandon Garfi eld/Shane McFarland 15 yrs and younger TuTh .........Ongoing ...................... 6:10-7:00pm Resident: $55/monthly/N-Resident $57/mth 14-16 yrs transition to the adult class based on maturity and interest New! New! Camp! Camp! Martial Arts Kids Camp This is a fantastic opportunity for kids to experience several martial arts disciplines, play, exercise, and develop a game plan to address bullying verbally and in the worst case scenario. Snacks provided. Instructor: Shane McFarland Min 6 5-15 yrs M-F ...........Jul 30-Aug 3 .......... 8:10am-12:10pm Resident: $172/N-Resident: $174 Under 18 yrs must have a waiver signed by a parent/guardian Girls on Guard © I Defending yourself is a massive concept spanning mental, physical, and emotional prevention of harm. With regards to the physical component, you do not have to be a black belt or hide from the public to reduce the odds of surviving and escaping an attack. Girls on Guard © has been designed over several decades to support women and girls, to address the unique challenge of sexual violence and general self-defense. This is not an introductory martial arts program. Instead, it is a skill set designed for women of all body types and athleticism to defend themselves from a larger and stronger attacker. The class is fun, even though the techniques are serious, and content may be uncomfortable to discuss. Girls on Guard © is a program designed to give you the best techniques, that are easy to learn, and easy to remember under times of stress. Instructor: Shane McFarland 12 yrs+ Min 10/Max 24 Sa .............Aug 4 .................... 9:00am-12:00pm Resident: $40/N-Resident $42 Under 18 yrs must have a waiver signed by a parent/guardian Girls on Guard © II This seminar is open to anyone interested in learning skills and abilities associated with escaping a non-stranger attack. Attending the fi rst module is not a requirement, but highly encouraged (For example roughly 75% percent of the time a sexual assault is perpetrated by someone known to the potential victim). This is a fun and active class. We hope you will join us! Instructor: Shane McFarland 12 yrs+ Min 10/Max 24 Su .............Aug 5 .................... 9:00am-12:00pm Resident: $35/N-Resident $37 Under 18 yrs must have a waiver signed by a parent/guardian Adult class fees: 1 class enrollment ........ $75 per month 2 class enrollment ........ $95 per month All class enrollment ....... $100 per month Under 18 yrs must have a waiver signed by a parent/guardian Capoeira Capoeira, a Brazilian Martial Art, is an athletic fi ght-dance of kicks, sweeps, and acrobatic movement, played to the rhythms of traditional instruments and song; a 400 year cultural heritage that emerged from Afro-Brazilian slaves ignited by resistance, rebellion, solidarity, and survival. Capoeiristas train to evade kicks rather than block, contact is minimized, which contributes to the beautiful and poetic fl ow of a modern-day game. Heighten body awareness, improve balance, coordination, fl exibility, and strength. Enjoy a great workout and playful group camaraderie. All ability levels welcome. Class focus will be on increasing core fi tness, and agility through basic Capoeira movement. Come play! Bring a water bottle, wear non-restrictive clothing, no shorts, bare feet. Participants are invited to arrive 10 minutes early, at 5:00pm, for a beginner's introduction to Capoeira, or individualized tips on tackling moves. Instructor: Dyonne Davidson MW ...........Ongoing ...................... 5:10-6:15pm Aikido Aikido is a non-competitive Japanese martial art of defense that emphasizes a non- aggressive relationship with the attacker. The movement in Aikido is fl uid, fl exible and balanced. The goal of an aikidoka is to be conscious of his or her body, mind and spirit while being in harmony with self and surroundings. Instructor: Robert Ferguson TuTh .........Ongoing ...................... 5:00-6:15pm Brazilian JIU-JITSU Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu provides the tools and disposition to defend yourself from a larger and more athletic opponent. Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is a grappling martial art with no emphasis on strikes such as elbows or kicks; instead, the focus is placed on distance management, clinching, and taking the fi ght to the ground. Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu emphasizes timing, technique, and leverage to conserve energy and overcome strength and size. Instructor: Shane McFarland Foundations: TuTh .........Ongoing ...................... 7:00-8:00pm Intermediate: TuTh .........Ongoing ...................... 8:05-9:00pm New! New! Krav Maga Fundraiser Class This is a military system developed for the Israel Defense Forces and security forces that was developed from many sources (Jiu-Jitsu, grappling, Aikido, judo, etc. along with worst case scenario, reality based, fi ght training) Times TBD based on participant interest and availability. Email mantis.martial@gmail.com for more information.

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