Warrior’s Guide to the Weekend: Wing Chun, UFC 201, and more

This weekend is jam-packed with Wing Chun, MMA, BJJ, and even some Samurai sword action to keep you on the edge of your seat.

You’ve been hustling hard all work week and now it’s time to reward yourself. Learn a new skill, meet new people, and flat out have fun with these kick-ass things to do this weekend.

Try Wing Chun

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Ultimate Fitness Metrowalk will be hosting a free, all-girls Wing Chun self-defense seminar this Friday at 5pm. And if a none-hardcore-athlete like Jasmin Curtis-Smith can learn this art’s basic yet very useful techniques, then so can you.

Get your Samurai on

corta de japonIf you’ve ever wanted to train like a Samurai, then here’s your chance. Forge: Martial Fitness in Paranaque is offering a workshop this Saturday where you’ll use real swords with real blades and practice the basics of Tameshigiri. For more details, click here.

Catch a live MMA event

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This Saturday night, WSOF-Global will hold a fight card featuring both local and international fighters at the Smart-Araneta Center. And get this: one lucky member of the audience could win P1 million.

Roll with Ramirez

BJJ Purple belter Annie Ramirez is once again opening her gym in Pasay to all female grapplers this Sunday for a free “open mat” training session from 12:30-2:30PM. You don’t have to be a hardcore grappler to join in. And after, you’ll have the perfect excuse to grab some ice cream.

Watch UFC 201

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Show some love this weekend for Fil-Am UFC champ Robbie Lawler, who’ll attempt to defend his welterweight belt against Tyron Woodley this Sunday at UFC 201. You can catch this fight card on TV and cheer your heart out this Sunday morning, and rest your throat in time for work the next day.

Meet the Strongest

Asia’s biggest and strongest are set to collide at this event. Catch this one-of-a-kind Strongman competition this Sunday from 8AM onwards at the University of Asia and the Pacific in Pasig. Entrance is just P100.

And remember: If you aren’t interested in any of these events, you could always put in some training time. There are lots of gyms to choose from.

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Gab Pangalangan

Gab Pangalangan is a former collegiate national Judo champ and the Founder and Editor-in-Chief of DojoDrifter.com. You can find his other works in the Philippines' leading magazines and websites.
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