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December 4, 2019

Back in October we got to showcase the HMA Academy and tell a little bit of the story of "Team Haanpaa" (meaning Amanda the kids and I).  They got some great shots of the team and did a good job of summarizing some of our programs here:

Michelle Marcomb introduces you t...

November 19, 2019

Earlier this year we hosted our quarterly women's self defense workshop and it was a hit. Here is what news channel 23 WIFR had to say about the event:

ROCKFORD, Ill. (WIFR) ----- Taking back their power and learning how to stand up for themselves. That was the name of...

Darby: This is Part Two of a mini series on Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Lifestyle. I'm here at the coffee shop with Ruby. She is a student at Team Haanpaa Martial Arts and has been a Jiu-Jitsu enthusiast for the last 9 months. We've been wanting to do this blog series for a li...

Darby: I'm here at the coffee shop with Ruby. She is a student at Team Haanpaa Martial Arts and has been a Jiu-Jitsu enthusiast for the last 9 months. We've been wanting to do this blog series for a little while. I just figured now's as good a time as any. She's going...