theMALC

New Directions

By Dennis Lawson
Published on Jan 30th, 2013

The Martial Arts Learning Community (TheMALC) has now published 2 newsletters each month for over 4 years. The editing staff decided that it was time to make some changes. Starting in February 2013, we’ve initiated the following changes in our publishing schedule:

We will begin publishing a single newsletter each month. The publication date with be on or about the 15th of each month. The team finds the demands of other projects, studio openings, the recent “Talking Kenpo” book project, the upcoming DVD project, etc., are simply demanding more of our time and creative energies.

You’ll read fewer academic treatises and see more reviews; JJ Simon’s Mob Rules series is a good example. We have an extensive library and we’ll make some of the unique ideas contained in these books available for our readers.

We will begin simultaneously publishing the newsletter articles on multiple websites --- http://.www.yourkenpo.com and http://www.thefoundryllc.com among others.

We’ll create Facebook posts for each edition of the newsletter. Our Facebook Fan Page is another project that is demanding our time and energy.

We will begin allowing comments to our articles and become more integrated in the culture of social media.

Stay tuned in, to watch what the future will bring!


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Author Bio :: Dennis Lawson

Dennis Lawson has trained for 4 decades in Ed Parker's Kenpo. During his varied career, Mr. Lawson has been an IKKA Regional Director for Region #3, has acted as Master of Ceremonies for the International Karate Championships, and has published numerous articles in publications for the International Kenpo Karate Association, The Martial Arts Learning Community (TheMALC), and Kenpo 2000.

Mr. Lawson has had the opportunity to study other Martial Arts and holds advanced rank in Aikido and Takemusu Aiki Budo. Dennis taught, competed in, and promoted events in the New Orleans area for 20 years. Among his list of favorite achievements is choreographing and performing Kenpo for the Dance Council of New Orleans. His academic background in psychology and love of music allow Dennis to offer a unique and entertaining approach to tailoring "the Art" to the individual. Dennis has taught seminars in Ireland, Jersey Channel Islands, The Netherlands, Portugal, and throughout the United States.

Dennis holds a Sixth Degree Black Belt in Ed Parker's Kenpo and was awarded the title “Professor” under the auspices of The Martial Arts Learning Community (TheMALC). Mr. Lawson was inducted into the International Black Belt Hall of Fame as Master Instructor of the Year for 2006.

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