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Ernie Reyes Sr., known as one of the greatest martial arts masters of all time, is also an actor and fight choreographer and co-founder and head instructor of West Coast World Martial Arts, where he has been teaching for more than 35 years.

His quick-paced training seminar for FightBack's virtual martial arts event involved footwork, basic strikes, and even no-contact sparring (perfect for social distancing)! His daughters, also talented martial artists, also give a bonus Fitness Never Sleeps workout session.

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At first glance, most people — most martial artists, even — will zero in on the smaller person in any fight and deem him or her to be at a distinct disadvantage. It's a natural tendency to draw this conclusion based on obvious attributes such as height, weight and reach. However, that tendency does not always lead to accurate conclusions.

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During this seminar, Sensei Mike Storms will discuss the significance of optimal health and well being for martial artists, why good health is the ultimate form of self-defense, and how some of the top martial artists in the country are leading by example during this health crisis. Breaking through all the diet myths, he will share the macro habits of health that will allow you to simply and easily reset your metabolism and restore health and well being.

  • Simple, easy to follow strategies to completely reset your health and fitness to reach optimal health and well-being!
  • Breaking down the most common myths we have been taught about nutrition and exercise.
  • How you can OWN your personal health and fitness so that you can achieve what you never thought possible.
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