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Surprising Similarities between Fortnite and Martial Arts

Posted: September 01, 2018

Fortnite Battle Royale is by far the most popular video game right now, so chances are, you’ve heard plenty of opinions about it. We’re here to share a different perspective.

But first, let’s cover the basics behind Fortnite. If you’re anything like me, your knowledge of current video games may be somewhat limited, so here’s the gist – Fortnite Battle Royale is a free-to-play multiplayer video game, where your ultimate goal is to be the last player alive either by killing off or escaping your opponents.

The game takes place on an island which has a collection of weapons randomly distributed around the island. The island also has a “safe zone” which slowly shrinks as the game continues. If you spend too much time outside of this safe zone you will slowly die.


Does your College Student know SELF DEFENSE?

Posted: June 09, 2018

College is an exciting time bringing anticipation and expectation, along with new experiences and new surroundings. However, it is also a time when the threat of assault is more prevalent. With this newfound independence also comes a greater responsibility and an imperative need to know how to protect oneself. Learning self defense is extremely important during this stage of life, and is something all current or incoming college students should have an understanding of and background in.

While preparing for college, more and more students have recently shown interest in attending self defense courses in martial arts such as karate, taekwondo, and jiu jitsu (as a matter of fact, universities like Rutgers, Princeton, Columbia and NYU all have Martial arts clubs.

The martial arts provide many real world utilizations, and teach lessons that are necessary to the development of character and confidence. But in addition to this, martial arts classes are extremely effective in educating students on how to defend themselves in real world circumstances. Training in the martial arts provides three key facets of self defense.


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