2017 Holiday Closures

Happy holidays, from the VWMAA team!

Happy holidays, everyone! We’ve got a few class cancellations as we head into the December busy season: Palaestra (4:00pm-5:00pm Thursdays): on hiatus until January Longsword (5:30pm-7:00pm, Fridays): on hiatus until January Dec 25th: all classes cancelled We’ll also be holding our usual New Year’s Day sparring/workout/”move until your hangover hurts less” class at 12pm on January 1st. Come play!

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VioDy 2017 Instructors: John Irving

John Irving

Welcome to our Violence Dynamics Vancouver profile series, where you’ll get to know our instructors and event organizers in the leadup to VioDy Vancouver 2017! This week, we’re introducing Cst. John Irving, who does double duty as a force options trainer with the Vancouver Police Department and Valkyrie’s favourite Adjunct Instructor.

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Box. Wrestle. Fence. Bodies. 2018 Calendar

After months of hard work and secrecy, we’re very excited to announce our latest project! The Box Wrestle Fence Bodies calendar puts a martial arts twist on the long tradition of cheeky, nude fundraising calendars. In this year’s inaugural edition, 15 of our coaches and students box, wrestle, fence, balance, knife fight, and pose their way through a dozen high-quality (and tasteful!) images — and it’s all for a great cause!

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VioDy 2017 Instructors: Toby Hinton

Welcome to our Violence Dynamics Vancouver profile series, where you’ll get to know our instructors and event organizers in the leadup to VioDy Vancouver 2017! It’s time to meet Sergeant Toby Hinton of the Vancouver Police Department, Odd Squad, and the SFU Police Judo program.

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