Can You Learn Defense Against Gun Threat?

November 8, 2013

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Students at POW, train gun defense at our outdoor night time training along the railroad track in the meat packing district.

Truth be told, learning to defend yourself against a weapon attack is harder than learning how to throw a punch or scratch the eyes off an attacker’s face.   Critics of learning disarming techniques against weapons like gun, base much of their argument on a person’s diminished fine motor skills under stress.   This might be true […]

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The Ray “Boom Boom” Mancini Film

September 13, 2013

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If you are boxing fan and relish many of the great American fighters, then “The Good Son,” is a film worth watching.  It depicts the story of Ray “Boom Boom” Mancini.  Mancini’s 14 round fight against Kim is one of the most impacting fights in the history of boxing.  For those are not aware, the […]

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Help your bruises heal quicker.

September 12, 2013

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Most of the bruises we see at POW are from contact on the pads.  At times it is poor pad holding  and on other occasions it is just hard hitting.  Surprisingly, the common bruises are not from contact to other students.  Like flag-football, volleyball or softball, bruises are a simple part of being in a […]

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Carjacking Defense at POW

September 11, 2013

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The weather was great for our carjacking workshop last night.  We were able to use a rented lot near the United Center to position our vehicles and learn about the dynamics of carjacking.  Our defensive methodology began at the point when the attacker wanted to relocate us along with our vehicle.  The other parameters that […]

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Muay Thai Boot Camp Benefit for Children’s Memorial

September 5, 2013

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Said Hatim, POW’s resident Muay Thai coach will be leading his annual Benefit Bootcamp.  Every September Said donates his time to lead this 2 hour workout that is done in conjunction with the Italian Village and Ferrari Showcase.  This event begins at POW, travels to a local park (2 block away) and returns to POW. […]

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Carjacking Workshop, Tuesday, September 10, 7pm

September 4, 2013

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CALL to reserve your spot for the carjacking workshop on Tuesday, September 10th from 7pm to 8:45pm.  It is $30.00 Here is a recap of a few recent carjacking crimes. Man was critically injured this week during a carjacking in Little Village.  He was thrown in the truck of the car.  He was carjacked by […]

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POW Updates

August 21, 2013

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Home Insurance Building

There are so many crazy parking restrictions and construction projects going on around POW.  I know that these complications, on top of regular street cleaning makes it difficult to plan your arrival to classes.  I wanted to let you know that the construction happening is to replace the water mains/pipes in our area. The pipes […]

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