saturdaysBellevue Street-Safe Combat LessonsKoei Kan DojoWorkshop: Intro to Filipino Blending Hands
April 30 - $20 for drop-in
Ongoing Beginner Lessons:
Class Time: Saturday Evenings 6:30-8:30 PM
Tuition: Monthly Dues $80, no registration or testing fees.
After over 40 years of martial art experience, Sifu Akrish has developed a close-quarter combat system based on advanced scientific concepts for ages 16 and above. Beginners Welcome!
Realistic Combat Strategies Teach YOU Practical & Effective Self-Defense Skills.
Contact & Flow Drills Will Apply YOUR Knowledge From The Start.
Begin With Weapon Training To Accelerate YOUR Speed, Strength & Endurance. Self-Defense Training Will Increase YOUR Confidence, Health & Concentration With Any Circumstance.
The concepts taught within the Akrish Academy of Self-Defense can be understood and applied even after a few lessons. Yet...it is important for to emphasize that we believe for any person to develop effective self-defense skills time, dedication and a proper curriculum must be adhered to. A false sense of confidence must not be created through ranking or improper training.
"Only through the scientific breakdown of distance, timing and angles of attack can one begin to understand and gain skill in close quarter-combat. It takes practice to be precise, powerful and masterful in distance closing under stressful situations. It must become second nature." -Sifu David Akrish
jun 1Celebrate our first AnniversaryWA Bahai History MuseumSpeakers: Eve Abrams story teller and actress "Slavery and the Northwest"
Speakers: Robert Wilson historian, artist, lecturer "The arrival of the Baha'i Faith in the State of Washington"
Performances: The Total Experience Choir conducted by Pastor P. Wright
jun 1All About BerriesMaster Gardener's Urban Demonstration GardenThe Northwest is the perfect place to grow berries. Strawberries, blueberries and raspberries all thrive here. If you've ever tried to clear a wild lot you know blackberries are right at home here also. There are many cultivars of this fruit we love and hate, some even grow large fruit without thorns. All of these berries with the exception of raspberries are very easy to grow. Raspberries take more care especially in selecting a planting site. This workshop will give you all the information you need to grow great berries. jun 8Pests in the Vegetable GardenMaster Gardener's Urban Demonstration GardenAre you trying to grow vegetables but fear the little crawling things are getting the best of you? The number one pest in our vegetable garden is probably the slug, but there are many more. Root vegetables are especially susceptible to underground pests. There are also many pests which will eat the leaves of your plants. Learn all about these pests from Holly Kennell. jun 15Ground Covers and Lawn AlternativesMaster Gardener's Urban Demonstration GardenAre you tired of mowing your lawn every week and of paying those ever rising water bills. There are alternatives. Learn different ways to get rid of your lawn giving you more time to do what you like to do. Ground covers solve many problems. They help to keep weeds out and they help to keep the soil from drying out. Learn what ground covers to select so that you are not creating more work for yourself. jun 22 - jun 23Eastside Heritage Center's Strawberry FestivalEastside Heritage CenterThe Bellevue Strawberry Festival is a family friendly community event held on the fourth weekend of June. You can expect main stage entertainment, hands on history exhibits, craft vendors, food, an auto show and tons of family fun! And, you will very likely see a strawberry or two (shortcake eating contests, strawberry flats, chocolate covered strawberries, and much more).