April 5th, 2008 - Carlos Machado visits the World Life Fitness Center in Pensacola,Florida to hold a seminar for students of I.C.K.A. [view pics]
World Life Fitness Center, The first phase of  the fitness center has been completed.  Custom mats from Dollamur have been installed along with heavy bags from Fairtex and Combat Sports. [read more]
December 19th, 2007- While filming a reality show, Dr. Harfouche, Quinton "Rampage" Jackson and Carlos Machado take on some grappling on the mat!   View pictures now!
November 2007- Quinton "Rampage" Jackson and Carlos Machado join Dr. Christian Harfouche on the front cover of Issue 21 Tap Out Magazine!       [read more]
October 21st, 2007- Quinton "Rampage" Jackson visits Miracle Faith Center, in Pensacola, Florida after winning the title for the light- heavy weight division of UFC. 
February 7th, 2008- Dr. Harfouche's humanitarian organization, REACH partners with Feed The Hungry to send $100K worth of medical supplies to Port au Prince, Haiti

Why We Need The Martial Arts
by Dr. Christian Harfouche, PhD
Modern warfare has long since eclipsed the need for martial arts.  Roundhouse comparison to the  destructive power of Abrams heavy tanks, B2 bombers, and Tomahawk cruise missiles.  

But the principles behind martial arts still offer many benefits on a personal and group level.  While theoretical physical, mental, and spiritual concepts and teaching play an important role within human life, spiritual liberality in actual hands-on  training enables  partners to exchange martial techniques and concepts without apprehension or intimidation, knowing that as we better those around us we are bettering ourselves.  These ideas are hard to learn out of a textbook. 

Since the dawn of recorded history, the martial arts principles of honor, respect, and free idea exchange has formed the bedrock of free civilizations and served as insurance against tyranny.  Honor is simply the trust that the person you are dealing with will back their word.

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