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If I can train or fight with it, I'm probably going to have dreams at night about it (also a proven fact—apparently sleeping next to somebody who fights in their sleep is worse than being next to a snorer).

Ok. I'll admit it.

I'm an absolute nerd for the martial arts. Put a shiny pair of nunchaku in my hands and I will geek out for quite a while (proven fact).

With that understood, you can bet your bottom dollar that when I first heard about Aku Strikes LED Training Knives, I had to get my hands on them and try them out. These unique contact-detecting training knives definitely didn't disappoint!

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Student jumps over bench obstacle in Ninja Trix class

Looking to increase participation in your martial arts academy? Ninja Trix is the program you've been looking for!

Creativity and obstacle courses have been an amazing combination at my martial arts school since I began teaching over 25 years ago. When Century Martial Arts came out with the NinjaTrix program and Obstacle Course Set, I couldn't wait to jump in on it. This program was the ultimate fulfillment of what I'd been dreaming of since opening my first school.

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A good pair of gloves is like a dollop of whipped cream on a cake slice—it just makes everything better! Whereas a bad pair of gloves can make your training session feel uncomfortable and awkward, a great pair can make you feel like you could beat Mike Tyson (or at least stay alive in a fight with him for a few seconds). One training session with gloves on either end of the spectrum will quickly make you appreciate the importance of quality equipment.

What to Expect from Creed

In this case, you can definitely expect good quality whipped crea—er, gloves. Made of genuine leather, Creed Heavy Bag Gloves are built to last. After wearing them for many weeks filled with numerous rounds of heavy bag training, the gloves still feel great!

The Creed Heavy Bag Gloves provide a comfortable and protective balance of padding in the appropriate areas. This ensures that they keep their shape well, cover your fist well in the areas that hit the target and ensure the satisfying smack of solid impact rather than the crack of a rolled wrist.

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Munk Pack Protein cookies are a perfect on-the-go or post-workout snack that helps keep you full, provides nutrients you need, and also lets you enjoy a sweet treat without feeling the guilt

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