Girl Power – Teen Self Defense & Empowerment Camp

Self-defense strategies for teenage girls (Summer camp) Teenage girls are facing more pressure than ever in our modern tech-driven world. Give your daughter the skills she needs to keep herself safe and strong, both physically and emotionally, and where social media is concerned. Our team of female Defense Ninjas will teach how to recognize signs […]
Jul 31, 2019

Cross-Cultural Connections in Mock Battle: From African Dance and Kung Fu to Capoeira and Breakin’

Cross-Cultural Connections in Mock Battle: From African Dance and Kung Fu to Capoeira and Breakin’ Presented by Global Artists Collective in association with 4Culture and Third Place Commons An all-ages free event at Third Place Commons, Lake Forest Park Sunday, March 17, 2019, 1:00 – 2:00 pm Join us for special demonstration performances and Masters’ panel discussion […]
Mar 15, 2019

In Zambia, women are boxing’s stars

Inspired by Esther Phiri, who rose to capture successive international boxing titles, women’s boxing in Zambia has eclipsed men’s in popularity.
Mar 22, 2017

Martial arts studios fight sales tax after falling enrollment

Martial arts studios in the state say that a 2016 tax on fitness studios led to a drop in martial arts students. Yoga and Qigong studios were also affected.
Feb 28, 2017
Lion Dance leader Royal Tan with LED lion. (Video still by Seth Halleran)

#GreaterSeattle: King of the Lion Dance

Royal Tan has been studying the Lion Dance since he was three. Now he's bringing the 1700 year old Chinese tradition to new audiences around the Northwest.
Apr 4, 2016
Bruce Lee is buried in Lake View Cemetery next to his son Brandon, who died in 1993. (Photo by Chetanya Robinson)

Bruce Lee’s grave: Seattle landmark, global attraction

More than 40 years after the death of martial arts legend Bruce Lee, visitors from around the world pay homage at his Seattle gravesite.
Apr 10, 2015

Korean American UFC Champ shares the secrets of his success

Mixed martial arts fighting is the fastest growing sport in the country. How did a hard working Korean American from Federal Way became an MMA champion?
May 7, 2013