"I have been going to various Jim McCann schools in the greater New Jersey, eastern Pennsylvania area for 20 years now. It's time for you guys and gals to get some credit for it! It is time to challenge the Impact Weapon/Stick "Black Belt" test. From levels 1 thru 10, how far up can you go? To the Level 10 Black? You get as high up as you can get. It's a review and a test if you wish! And, or a heck of a workout. Your choice. This is the time and place where we "take care of all family business" and get this unarmed ranking stuff done. It is time for the East Coast, but is it also time for you? No matter where you live?" - Hock
If you have experience in other Stick or maybe Filipino systems? Get credit for what you already know. We will recognize this experience and hard work in tour past.
Get started? Get further? Accomplish? Or just learn? All are welcome. No experience is needed. This is not brain surgery! This also offers rank development and instructor development. Or just train for knowledge.
Over a 2 day period I will teach/blast through all ten levels of our world practiced, our rather famous, 20 year, “stick” program, taught in schools and by academies as far as China and Australia.
It goes like this over the two days. I teach. You do. We watch you do it. All day Saturday and half of Sunday. Then on Sunday afternoon, everyone works through the freestyle scenarios of the big test, whether you are testing or not. It's just part of the exercise and work out." - Hock What will you experience?
What are you doing, exactly? After 40 years in martial arts training, and 30 years experience in policing and the military business, these are the stick things, I find important enough to study and teach others. We will overview: