Evolving Warrior Aikido Seminar Montreux, Switzerland

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Ray will be teaching at an Aikido seminar in Montreux, Switzerland from 14th to the 16th of October.

Here’s the details if you’re interested in attending!

Evolutionary Aikido Seminar :
“The Evolving Warrior”
“L’évolution du Guerrier”
“Der Evolving Krieger”

with
Patrick Cassidy, 6 dan
Ray Butcher, 4 dan
Durward Burrell, 4 dan
Vance Landry, 4 dan

14-16 October, 2016

at Aikido Montreux
100 CHF before/avant/vor September 15th
120 CHF after/après/nach 15.9.2016
www.aikidomontreux.com
www.aikidovevey.ch

Friday / Vendredi / Freitag
17-21:30

Saturday / Samedi / Samstag
10-12:30
14:30-17
Dinner party at dojo / Fête/dîner au dojo / Dinnerparty im Dojo

Sunday / Dimanche / Sonntag
10-13

See the Facebook Event here!

Balance Kids!

Mauro Balance KidsNow that everyone is settled back at school, we’re starting our Balance Kids classes again after having a few well earned weeks off.

Our Aikido Kids are back with James on Saturday 10th September at 9.30am, with a special ‘Street Week’ Self Defence class. Absolute beginners 7 years + are welcome to come and try this special class for free.

On Tuesday 13th our Stunt Kids are back with Mauro at 4.30pm and our BJJ Kids are back with Ray at 6pm.

On Wednesday 14th our Yoga Kids are back with Tanja at 4pm for 5-10 year olds and 5pm for 11 years+

Contact Maeve at 087 229 7215 or Ray at 087 229 0332 or you can also email us at info@tbi.ie for more info

For your childs first class, come to the office 10 minutes before the class to register. They need to wear shorts/leggings and a t-shirt and they’ll be training in their bare feet.

Our Team of Kids Instructors are Ray, Mauro, James & Tanja.  Our Team of Assistant Instructors at Balance are Alan, John, Brian & Paul. You can find out more information about them here.

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Prices:

Aikido & BJJ 

Drop-in – 8 euro

Monthly membership (1 class per week) – 25 euro

Monthly membership (2 classes per week) – 40 euro

 

Stunt Kids

Drop-in – 8 euro

Monthly membership – 25 euro

 

Yoga Kids

Drop-in –  10 euro

6 weeks – 55 euro

12 weeks – 96 euro

Street Week at Balance!

Join us for a Free Self Defence class

at our 1st

Balance Street Week

 Tuesday 6th to Saturday 10th of September

street week

All of the classes will be focused on Self Defence. You can take part in our regular classes as part of our Free Trial offer. We also have a free Gracie Jiu Jitsu class on Saturday 10th. During our Street Week you will get to experience some of the self defence aspects of Gracie Jiu Jitsu, Boxing/Kickboxing and Aikido.

We’ll also be offering a free 45 minute taster class of our Women only “Reduce the Odds” program. The program is specifically designed for women and addresses the most common sexual assault scenarios women of all ages are likely to face if attacked. You can find more info here!

Self defence is just one of many benefits in the study of a Martial Art. Increased self confidence, becoming more focused and disciplined, meeting and connecting with other people, strengthening the body, the mind and most importantly for us, creating a sense of community in a friendly and relaxed environment.

 

So why not take advantage, try out one of the following free classes for beginners:

 

Tuesday 6th – 6.30pm – ‘Reduce The Odds’ (Women only)

Tuesday 6th – 7.30pm – BJJ Street week

Wednesday 7th – 7.00pm – Boxing/Kickboxing 

Wednesday 7th – 8.00pm – Aikido

Thursday 8th – 7.30pm – BJJ Street week

Saturday 10th – 9.30am – Aikido Kids Self Defence (7yrs+)

Saturday 10th – 12-1.30pm – Gracie Jiu Jitsu Self Defence

 

To book your place, call 087 229 7215 or email info@tbi.ie and let us know your name and mobile number and what class you’d like to attend.

(If you are under 18, you’ll need a parent or guardian to come and sign a registration form)

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Balance Martial Arts

www.tbi.ie

1st floor ABCD, 40 Lower Drumcondra Road, Dublin 9

Balance Kids Summer Camp

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It’s Summer Camp time again in Drumcondra and if we get enough kids interested by 18th June, it will run from Monday 18th to Friday 22nd July 10.30am to 3pm.

We have a fantastic community of Instructors at Balance for the Summer Camp week. BJJ and Aikido will be taught by Ray, Mauro will be teaching Stunt Kids and Animal Movements and Tanja will be teaching Yoga. We’ll also have Assistant Instructors each day to help out.

So if you have a little person between 7 and 13 years old who is interested in trying out a Martial Arts or  Yoga, make sure you make contact with us asap as we only have a 20 places available on the camp.

You can call Maeve 087 229 7215 or Ray 087 229 0332 or you can email us info@tbi.ie. There’s also a contact form on our website www.tbi.ieMauro

Your kids will:

  • Have fun and get fit
  • Increase flexibility and agility
  • Learn new skills including anti bullying techniques
  • Develop co-ordination & focus
  • Build self confidence

Our Instructors are:

  • Highly qualified and fully insured
  • Garda Vetted
  • Trained in First Aid
  • We have 20 years teaching experience in the local community
  • We have coaching certification from the IAWA who are affiliated to the Irish Sports Council

 

 

Ray’s ‘Aikido wrist locks for BJJ’ on jiujitsu.com!

Maybe some of you don’t realise that Ray is a 4th dan in Aikido as well as being a BJJ Black belt!

He recently taught his ‘Aikido Wrist locks for Brazilian Jiu Jitsu’ seminar here at Balance in Dublin and thanks to Ray’s Instructors Phil & Rick Migliarese, he also taught the seminar while on a training trip to the USA at the brand new Balance International HQ in Fishtown, Philadelphia!

The guys from Jiujitsu.com also came down and recorded Ray’s seminar at Balance International HQ, so the techniques are now available on-line HERE! ….  so if you want to add some slick wrist locks to your game, watch the promo video below and click on the link!

 

 

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Balance Martial Arts and Yoga is run by Ray Butcher and Maeve D’Arcy.

We offer instruction in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, Aikido, Mixed Martial Arts, Yoga and Women’s Self Defence.

Our Instructors are highly qualified and experienced, including Ray a Aikido 4th dan, BJJ Balance BJJ Aikido MMA Yoga in DublinBlack belt and Mauro a former Italian National Pro Kick-boxing Champion.

We have classes that are suitable for men, women, teenagers and children (6 years +).

Beginners are always welcome!

Come and learn in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere.