http://yp.yahoo.com/yp/Parkersburg_WV/Recreation_and_Sports_Martial_Arts/8120454.html
http://members.tripod.com/marvin26101_1/
http://www.advancedbkj.com/parkersburg.htm
http://www.usgyms.net/west_virginia.htm
http://www.webspawner.com/users/snapdragon269/index.html

Just a few to get you started.

As far as I'm concerned, where there's a will there's a way.

However, if you don't study under a qualified MA instructor with and against other students in a proper class, you aren't going to learn properly. Think of it like learning a musical instrument. We can all pretend to play a guitar by moving our hand up and down on the strings. But to produce music you need to be taught how the guitar works, how to use it and how to read music so you can understand other people when they talk to you about music. (Unless you're some kind of prodigy which most people aren't) The same with MA, you can go through the motions and do something that looks like MA but unless you know the "why" and "how" of it and have been trained by an instructor who knows the mechanics of the techniques, it's only a pretty dance.

I emplore you to seek proper training. I am glad you are so enthusiastic and I hope that you progress far when you start properly training in MA. There is no real excuse these days not to learn MA in a Dojo if you really want to, because MA is so readily available.

Btw, from what I hear about the states, $150 for three months is relatively cheap! Certainly worth saving up for each month.


Edited by Leo_E_49 (06/22/05 01:25 PM)
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