The Way Of The Crane
Martial Arts Club in Boulder, CO
The tenets of all Martial Arts disciplines, focus not only on striving to enhance an personal's self defense ability, but to instill deeper philosophical comprehension of oneself and one's environment. This understanding should develop into more profound self awareness, thoughfulness toward fellow beings, harmony with all of nature, and the understanding that the ultimate aim of the Martial Arts is to transcend the need to ever have to use violence, at all.
read moreAt Way Of The Crane you will learn self-defense based on the fundamentals of Okinawan Karate. Our training is rooted in proven techniques with practical application. At Way Of The Crane Dojo we strive to balance the need to train hard with realistic martial arts techniques in an environment of safety, positive energy and encouragement. There is beauty and depth in the martial arts beyond self-defense techniques. While we train the body in the arts we also expand and train our minds as part of the whole of the art.
read moreStreetwize Self Defence classes are held in a safe and nurturing environment where we provide you with the tools you need to protect yourself in dangerous situations, no matter your size or athletic ability. Each class will help develop your physical, mental and emotional strength as you partake in real-life scenarios with our trained martial arts students. We don't believe in over rehearsed encounters with men in padding, we believe in you and your ability to defend yourself. Sensei Melanie Murphy was recently interviewed on the Nicole Deboom Podcast "Run This World".