Training

Training Offered At Our Martial Art Camps

The training schedule will adjust accordingly. We reserve the right to adjust the program any way we feel will best support the students as a whole. There will be days where you will be expected to drop everything and follow us on a new schedule. Travel schedules vary greatly and are determined almost on the spot and or set down by the instructors as they see fit.

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Five Key Areas Of Focus To Be Well Rounded In The Martial Arts And Fitness To Be A “Total Warrior”:

1. Multi-Martial Arts
2. Fitness & Health
3. Mind Training
4. Self-defense
5. Full contact fighting

Each day offers a different style of martial arts or focused training – 5 days per week with the weekend for adventure.

1. Modern Ninjitsu and Weapons
2. Cross Training, Obstacles, Yoga
3. Meditation, Motivation, Focus
4. Krav Maga Style Street Combat
5. Muay Thai, Sparring, MMA Training

Typically, long-term programs operate on a 9-5 training schedule of focus with a 2-8 hour training session each day. After running camps and group training programs for the last 20 years, we have found this to be the best schedule for students to follow and still be able to handle their personal needs.

2 hours a day 5 days a week for a typical phase is already 80 hours of focused training. There will be time for the mind and spirit too that are not included in this training session.

The Five Level Of Rick Tew’s Martial Science

LEVEL 1

  • HORSE STANCE
  • FORWARD ROLL
  • FLAT FALL FORWARD
  • FIST STRIKES
  • FRONT KICKS
  • DUCK
  • RTMS BOOK
  • NATURAL REACTIONS
  • STICK / TONFA
  • CAT STANCE
  • REVERSE ROLL
  • FLAT FALL BACK
  • PALM HEEL STRIKE
  • LOW SWEEP KICK
  • JUMP
  • STRETCHING
  • COMBAT REALITY
  • KNIFE

LEVEL 2

  • DEFENSIVE STANCE
  • SIDE ROLL
  • FLAT FALL SIDE
  • KNIFE HAND STRIKE
  • BACK KICKS
  • PIVOT, SHUFFLE, SHIFT, STEP
  • MIND MARTIAL SCIENCE- ACE
  • TRIANGULATION
  • CHAIN / ROPE
  • POWER STANCE
  • DIVING ROLL
  • ROLLING FALL
  • JAB / CROSS / HOOK / ETC.
  • ROUND KICKS
  • CARTWHEEL
  • MIND MARTIAL SCIENCE- MAK
  • INSIDE / OUTSIDE DEFENSE
  • STAFF

LEVEL 3

  • FIGHTING STANCE
  • DROPPING ROLL
  • AIR FALL
  • FINGER STRIKES
  • SIDE KICKS
  • KIP
  • MIND MARTIAL SCIENCE- MBS
  • JAM, BLOCK AND RUN
  • SWORD / HALF STAFF
  • LOW DEFENSIVE STANCE
  • SUPERMAN ROLL
  • OFFENSIVE FALLS
  • BENT WRIST
  • CRESCENT KICKS
  • HAND SPRINGS
  • MIND MARTIAL SCIENCE- NRG
  • PHASES OF COMBAT
  • ENVIRONMENTAL WEAPONS

LEVEL 4

  • OPEN/BOW STANCE
  • TABLE ROLL
  • DEFENSIVE FALLS
  • FOREARM STRIKE
  • KNEE
  • STEALTHING
  • MIND MARTIAL SCIENCE- CMT
  • GRAPPLING
  • SAI
  • BLADE STANCE
  • ROLLING WITH OBJECTS
  • FALLING WITH OBJECTS
  • ELBOW
  • REVERSE HEEL KICK
  • CLIMBING
  • ELEMENTAL MEDITATION
  • SPARRING
  • NUNCHAKU

LEVEL 5

  • REACTIVE STANCE
  • ROLLING ATTACK
  • STUNT FALLS
  • RIDGE HAND
  • DROPPING HEEL KICK
  • STRIKES & KICKS FORM
  • DIET AND EXERCISE
  • MAGNIFICENT 7’s
  • BLINDING POWDER
  • COMBAT STANCE
  • ROLLS FORM
  • FALLS FORM
  • KNUCKLE FIST
  • ADVANCED KICKS
  • 1-40 FORM
  • TIC TOC
  • PERSONAL SECURITY COURSE
  • FIREARMS

Training is never limited and many students train from early morning to well into the night. As we want to adjust to your own strengths and weaknesses, we offer an easy program to follow and then provide extra special early morning and evening classes that focus on a specific skill or adventure. Below you can learn about the various types of training we offer and the terms we often use when referring to a schedule.

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Open Schedule

This period is left open for sudden developments and activities. It will usually be one of the following:

  • Challenge Specific Training
  • Clean Up and Organize
  • Personal Time / Training
  • Focused Training Session

Challenge Specific Training
Challenge Specific Training will be unique exercises that require students to participate in training drills outside of the regular martial arts class. This could be compared to the painting of the fence as seen in “Karate Kid.” Students will be asked to perform work that an Instructor feels will build character. The only advice we can offer here is to expect the unexpected and maintain a positive attitude.

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Clean Up and Organize
This time will be used to focus on getting and keeping things in a proper order. This could be property clean up, personal clean up or simply organizing gear for an upcoming outdoor adventure.

Personal Time
This time will be your own to use as you so desire. Students can read a book, start training in a new area, focus on home study courses or spend more time on the mat.

Focused Training Session
Many students will be attending with a specific goal in mind and or to attain certification in a specific skill. This could be to become a martial arts instructor, lose weight, get in better shape, improve the memory, adventure, balance out the spirit etc.

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We have classes designed to focus on these goals and these classes are usually held on specific days at specific times outside the regular training schedule. Follow is a small list of some of the focused training classes we offer:

  • PSC – Personal Security Course (self-defense and bodyguarding)
  • King of the Mat (MMA and full contact fight training – from stand up to ground grappling)
  • EASI-A Memory Program (improve your retention with our proven system mental recording)
  • How to Teach the Martial Science (for students looking for a future as an instructor)
  • Winjitsu the mental martial art (personal management and self-image building course)
  • Traditional weapons (nunchaku, sai, blade throwing, and other less modern weapons training)
  • Tactical training and movement (stealth, urban operations, firearms training, paintball etc)
  • Jungle Survival (how to live off the land and survive in the jungles of Thailand)
  • Rock Climbing (everything from basic climbing knots to setting up a top rope and leading a climb)
  • Holistic awareness (living naturally, meditation and how to release)
  • Muay Thai Kickboxing (learn real Muay Thai training)
  • Kettle Bell Training (learn the new science of body – strength and power conditioning)
  • Social Warrior (learn to communicate and build rapport – extension to Winjitsu)

Note that most of the above programs offer certification upon completion depending on your level requirements and many of them will be introduced during our regular training schedule, but not necessarily in one phase. The above training is what to expect from a long term program.

Martial Science

A Martial Science class is traditionally two hours in length. Students will participate in any number of activities that usually repetition in a variety of skills. Typically we will combine sign in meditation, warm-up, stances, rolls, falls, strikes, kicks, body movement and self-defense into a fun – fast paced class.

Martial Fitness

This period of time is devoted to giving students the opportunity to learn our Fitness Kickboxing routine as well as stay in shape internally. Since we conduct these twice a week, students can use personal time on the weekends to get in a minimum of 3 days a week of high impact physical cross-fit training. Of course, you are more than welcome to join instructors on our regular early morning runs.

Open Mat

This is the time you can use to work on anything you want to practice and still have instructors available to help you with your training. It is not for learning NEW material, but instead for practicing a specific skill or drill and or getting the chance to train with different partners.

Levels Seminar

In Levels Seminar (also known as the Sensei Seminar) and students are allowed to choose one subject from their workbooks/levels guide that they would like to focus on. This is done with each student until all of the students have given a specific lesson that they would like to learn. The class then continues as students are taught and then given time to practice each skill. The idea is to give each student something to focus on that will bring them closer to their next level/rank.

If there are 10 students, then there will usually be about 10 skills that will be taught and practiced in that class. With this format, we are able to assist all of the students in every class. Since Rick Tew’s Martial Science is taught in a very flexible manner – unlike most systems that first teach stances, then rolls and then kicks for example; A student will learn a wide variety of skills in every class. This strategy allows us to receive students at any given time without having to sacrifice any knowledge that would have been taught on a traditional plan.

Freestyle Forms

We have created specific training forms designed to teach students the basics of the martial arts and give them a functional (not for looks) form that can be used to perfect their skills. Some of the forms you will learn include:

  • 1-40 Form (almost every basic concept of the martial science in one fun, action packed sequence)
  • Strikes and Kicks Form (all of your strikes and kicks and how to apply them to a bag or partner)
  • Rolls and Falls Form (designed to improve and develop your self-defense against the ground)
  • Sword and Weapons Form (designed to train you in weapon manipulation and coordination)

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Weapons

This class will be focused on training with martial arts weapons – both modern and traditional (although we offer a focused class on traditional weapons for students looking to get more training in a traditional weapon). Our main foundational weapons are the stick, knife, staff and sword.

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Audio Stretch

Have you ever wanted to be able to do the splits? This class is all about stretching. But we don’t just stretch the body, we also stretch the mind. During your stretching sessions, we play audio programs that are designed to improve your mental skills. This could be Mozart or a Motivational Tape Program from a popular speaker.

Winjitsu

Not only do we teach the Martial Science, but Rick Tew has also created a mental martial art system that he calls Winjitsu. For serious students of self-management, we offer this program as a specialized course for more in-depth training and development. In this class you will learn from one of the 5 areas that Winjitsu teaches:

ACE (Achieving Combined Excellence)
MAK (Motivation Action and Knowledge
MBS (Mind – Body and Spirit)
NRG (Neuro Reasons for Growth)
CMS (Creative Mental Training

Visit www.Winjitsu.com to learn more

Example Training Schedule

Monday
Multi-Martial Arts, Weapons & Modern Ninja Training, the Martial Science at its best!

Tuesday
Fitness, cross training, NinjaGym® Obstacle course, muscle confusion, barefoot running, kettlebell drills and a total body shaping!

Wednesday
Mind training, meditation, focus, leadership skills, Winjitsu the mental martial arts, memory, personal achievement, self-discipline, and a total mind control strategies!

Thursday
Realistic Self-defense and street style combat, the best of Krav Maga, martial tactics, PSC – Personal Security Course and more training to keep you alive a real world situation!

Friday
Full contact sparring & grappling, MMA Mixed Martial Arts, Muay Thai kickboxing and more King of the Mat Training!

 

Adventure In Thailand

There will be days will be organized events or trips to unique locations for training, adventure or just an escape to the outdoors. Some of the days will be trips to the park for sports, training or other events. We might also visit the town for a movie or travel to a theme park. There are times when we leave for extended periods of time. When this happens, we drop the regular schedule and follow the Travel or Adventure Schedule. Since you will have weekends and evenings off you will be able to participate in any number of activities that you organize or join in with other students. Here are a few examples:

  • Mountain Biking
  • Motocross Riding
  • Elephant Riding
  • Hike to Hot Springs
  • Visit local National Parks
  • Rock Climbing
  • Motorcycle or Moped Cruising
  • River Rafting
  • Paintball park
  • Boat trip to other islands
  • Beach parties

 

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Weekend

Saturday and Sunday are reserved for the students as OFF DAYS. They can rest after a long week of training and adventure. The weekend is also used to organize personal needs. Most students will spend their time relaxing and preparing for the next week, however, it is still possible to train and practice what you have learned so far.

Unless you have signed up for a Weekend Trip of course…!

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