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Archive of past Events - 2013 and 2014


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DefenseWise Held its annual Holiday party in December, 2014.

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Congratulations to the Defense-Wise students who
achieved their next rank during testing in November 2014

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DefenseWise thanks all who participated at the leaf cleanup party Nov 7th, 2014

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DefenseWise performed a successful karate demo at CHP
Grafton CHP Karate Demo Picture Gallery

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Everyone had fun at the 2014 annual DefenseWise Halloween Party

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Congratulations to the Defense-Wise students who
achieved their next rank during testing in Sept 2014

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DefenseWise hosted the latest Master Class for black Belts:

Sept. 21 - Throws vs. Kicks

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Congratulations to the Defense-Wise students who
achieved their next rank during testing in late June 2014

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Congratulations to the Defense-Wise students who
achieved their next rank during testing in early June 2014

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May was another busy month at DefenseWise:



We started with testing early in May. Congratulations to the students who advanced to their next rank.

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We participated in both the
YMCA and the FKC karate tournaments.

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On May 17th we had loads of fun at our "babysitting" night!

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April was a busy month at DefenseWise:



We started with testing on April 10th.

Congratulations to the students who

advanced to their next rank.

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We then lucked out with beautiful weather at our
community service day at the farm (CHP) on April 25th.

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We rounded out our special activities with

the latest Master Class for black Belts:

"Disgarding the Guard" on April 27th.

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Congratulations to Laura and Jacob on their Black Belt promotions during testing in March 2014

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Congratulations to the Defense-Wise Tigers who
achieved their next rank during testing in March 2014

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Congratulations to the Defense-Wise students who
achieved their next rank during testing in February 2014

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Lil Dragons test

Defensewise Tigers test


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Defensewise hosted the latest Master Class
Friction & Balance Stealing
with Hanshi Tony Annesi in January 2014

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Congratulations to the Defense-Wise students who
achieved their next rank during testing in November 2013

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Lil Dragons test

Defensewise Tigers test


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Defensewise participated in the 2013 Westboro YMCA Tournament, November 10.
Congratulations to all the students who won awards in their events!!
Westboro YMCA Tournament 2013 Picture Gallery


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As always, the Annual Halloween Party was fun for all who attended!!

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Please enjoy our Halloween 2013 Picture Gallery


Congratulations to the Defense-Wise students who
achieved their next rank during testing in October 2013

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Lil Dragons test

Defensewise Tigers test


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The latest Master Class
"Methods of Martial Power 2"
with Hanshi Tony Annesi took place in September 2014

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Friday August 16th was Defense-Wise Community Service Day at CHP

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On Saturday June 29th Defense-Wise had a team

that participated in the "Warrior Dash" in Barre MA

They all had a great time!

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Congratulations to the Defense-Wise students who
achieved their next rank at the most recent testing in June 2013

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Congratulations to the Defense-Wise students who
achieved their next rank during testing in June 2013

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Lil Dragons test

Defensewise Tigers test


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Defense-Wise hosted the latest Master Class "Triangle" seminar on June 2, 2013
Triangle seminar Picture Gallery


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Defensewise participated in the 2013 annual FKC Tournament on May 19.
Congratulations to all the students who won awards in their events!!
FKC Tournament 2013 Picture Gallery


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Congratulations to the Defense-Wise students who
achieved their next rank during testing in May 2013

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Lil Dragons test

Defensewise Tigers test

Adult student test



Congratulations to the Defense-Wise students who
achieved their next rank during testing in April 2013

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Lil Dragons test

Defensewise Tigers test



On April 7th Defense-Wise hosted the latest Master Class
for Black Belts only - entitled "Back Pressure"

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Please enjoy a Picture Gallery of the black belt master class that day

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On March 13th Defense-Wise hosted a
self-defense class for the Hopkinton Girl Scouts.
They learned a lot and had fun doing it!

Please enjoy a Picture Gallery of the fun that day

Congratulations to the Defense-Wise students who achieved their next rank during testing in Jan 2013

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Defense-Wise hosted the most recent Master Black Belt class
The theme of the class was "Trapping" - Jan 13th
For more about Master Classes

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