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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...

October 7, 2016

This past month has been great for our team! We had 1st degree blackbelt John Hutson out for the BJJ Class, Student Anthony Dobson has been getting ready for his MMA Debut with XFO, and We launched a new Kids Program! This week I had the opportunity to work with Life's...

July 30, 2016

This week's move of the week is brought to you by our south Rockford IL, Muay Thai Kickboxing Class. One must Learn that there are only 2 options when it comes to the punch hitting or missing. In this breakdown Coach Darby Allen demonstrates a great drill to exercise b...