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Cost-efficient convenient martial arts training

One thing that can really put a crimp in your study of martial arts is travelling expense. Face it, with the outrageous cost of gasoline getting ever worse, it's hard to make it to class week-in and week-out. Many people are having to work odd schedules just to keep their jobs, and it is increasingly common for the class schedule to not mesh with your dwindling personal life.
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Here's an easy and cost-efficient way to relieve these problems. Instead of everyone going to the instructor, bring the instructor to you! Instead of a bunch of people using up their gasoline to get to some central location that is not really ever as convenient as you would like, why don't you get a group together, choose your own venue, and everyone pitches in a little money to bring an instructor in.
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Sound interesting?
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If you would like to hire me to come teach you aikido or judo, you can contact me at mokurendojo@gmail.com. I'll work with you to get you some great martial arts instruction in any venue convenient to you, and at a price that you will like a lot better than having to pay for the gas to come to me.

7 comments:

  1. Pat, I would like you to come to Alaska, but the bill would be too much I'm sure.

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  2. PF, It might be less than you'd figure if you'd get 20 of your buddies to pitch in...

    If you guesstimate a plane ticket at $1200, meals, lodging, and instructor fees, you're still coming in under $2000 - less than $100 apiece for you and 20 buddies.

    You could find an aikido guy in Alaska to go to, but then you're doing the driving. Or you could bring in a more local clinician to your venue but you probably wouldn't get the price much below the $100 that it would take to get me up there.

    I'm not putting the hard-sell on you, Potatoe, I'm just going through the exercise of the thing ;-)

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  3. To continue with this vein:

    I'd have to have 20 people to buy in (out class has 6 or 7).

    You'd have to add more to the tickets since I live off the coast of Alaska (58 degrees North).

    I'm parsimonious (I'd put you in the back bedroom and feed you cereal three times a day.)

    Then we'd have to lie to everyone and tell them they'd be Blackbelts by the time you left.

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  4. LOL-- I'd do it for the cereal myself. Let me know if you need an uke, Pat. :)

    chops

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  5. i don't mind backroom sleeping and cereal - you might sweeten the deal a little bit with some pizza or something for one meal...

    And I'm sure that within 1-2 training sessions I can confer upon y'all a black belt in patkwando (for a small rank fee)

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  6. I definitely could throw in some Pizza and maybe even some of our Salmon. But the PatKwonDo sounds like RexKwonDo from Napoleon Dynamite.

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  7. You got something against PatKwonDo???

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