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Shinken Taira/Motokatsu Inoue style Kobudo Workshop in East Freetown, MA
If you're interested in learning how to handle a staff or a long stick as a form of self-defense, then you should consider attending this introductory workshop on the bo (staff). In this workshop, the 5-5-5 (postures-blocks-attacks) bo basics, attack-defense applications, and the 'Shuji no Kon Sho' form (time permitting) will be covered. It is open to anyone regardless of martial art style or experience however you have to be at least 13 years of age. That's right, no previous experience in any form of martial arts training is required! You will be taught how to handle a bo (staff) from the beginning. This lineage of Kobudo is from the Shinken Taira/Gansho (Motokatsu) Inoue tradition.  For other details, please check the instructor's web page Yuishinkai Kobujutsu USA. Bo (staffs) are not provided so please bring your own or just a broom handle (without the brush itself, of course) is adequate. There is no charge but all attendees are required to complete and sign a registration & release form. Please make sure that you arrive at least 10 minutes early to fill out the form. Wear something comfortable if you don't have a Karate uniform. Feel free to bring a friend and please indicate that when you RSVP. No photographs or videos are allowed, however photographs or videos of the workshop might be taken by the instructor for event promotional purposes.

When: May 5, 2017 6:30PM in East Freetown, MA

Develop Mind-Body Balance with Qigong & Taiji (Tai Chi) in East Freetown

If you're interested in Qigong to help you maintain mind-body balance in your life, then this event is for you. In this class, the instructor Colman Fink will be going through various Qigong routines (such as Baduanjin, Pingshuaigong, etc) and some parts of the Yang Taiji 37-form. No prior experience in Qigong or Taiji (Tai Chi) is required. Qigong is a Chinese mind-body practice of aligning body, mind and breath for exercise, healing, meditation and energy cultivation. However Taiji is just an advanced form of Qigong and is based on martial art technique. For more details, please check his web page Martial Arts with Colman. This is no charge but all participants are required to complete and sign a registration and release form. So please make sure that you arrive at least 10 minutes early to fill out the form. Wear something comfortable. Feel free to bring a friend and please indicate that when you RSVP. Please note that no photos or videos are allowed but they might be taken by the organizer for event promotional purposes.    For other beneficial information on Taiji & Qigong, please check his Taiji (Tai Chi), Qigong & Daoyin Health Benefits space.  All are welcome!

When: May 5, 2017 7:30PM in East Freetown, MA

Matt Borrello

When: May 12, 2017 7pm in East Freetown, MA

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About Freetown, MA
The Town of Freetown was settled in 1659 and later incorporated in 1683. Freetown is located in the Bristol County area and is made up of two villages- the Assonet Village and East Freetown Village.

Freetown established one of the state's first trout hatcheries. The town’s villages are listed on the National Registry of Historic Places. The villages contain many old buildings and historic sites.

Come visit Freetown and visit the many historic places and homes the town has to offer.